William Barnes

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William Barnes with book on a seld.

William Barnes (22 Soalmonth 1801 – 7 Winterfulth 1886) was an English leethman, churchman, and speechlorer from Dorset. Barnes was a Speech Sheerlierer who believed strongly that English should not take outlandish loanwords, and should instead brook its "strong old English-Saxish speech". William Barnes is known in the Fellowship for crafting many words such as wortlore, his noting of the Dorset bytung in his leethwork, and for his deal in starting the early roots of Anglish. Barnes birthday, 22 Soalmonth, is breemed as Barnesday in the Anglish Fellowship.