in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 871 words.
Perceval, Richard (c. 1558–1620), administrator and lexicographer, was the eldest son of George Perceval (d. c.1600), a gentleman of Nailsea and Sydenham, Somerset, and Elizabeth, daughter...