Peter Drenlincourt (1644 - 1722):
Cleric, Church of Ireland
Peter Drenlincourt was a French Huguenot who came to Ireland to act as chaplain to the Duke of Ormond. He was appointed Precentor of Christ Church, Dublin, in 1681 and resigned a further preferment as Archdeacon of Leighlin when he became Dean of Armagh in 1690. His only published work is A Speech to the Duke of Ormond and the Privy Council, to Return the Humble Thanks of the French Protestants Arrived in this Kingdom and Graciously Received. He is buried in Armagh Cathedral, where a monument has been raised to his memory. The Drenlincourt Charity School was founded in Armagh in 1732.