1-10 of 20 results  for:

  • Dean (Church of Ireland) x
Clear all

Article

Abbadie, Jacques [James] (bap. 1654?, d. 1727), Church of Ireland dean of Killaloe, was born in Nay in Béarn; he is most probably the Jacques Abbadie who was the third child of Violente de Fortaner and Pierre Abbadie, baptized on 27 April 1654. He received his early education at the local protestant school, which was overseen by the pastor and writer ...

Article

G. C. Boase

revised by David Huddleston

Daunt, Achilles (1832–1878), dean of Cork, was born at Rincurran, near Kinsale, co. Cork, on 23 August 1832, the eldest son of Achilles Daunt (d. 1871) of Tracton Abbey, co. Cork, and Mary, third daughter of John Isaac Heard, MP for Kinsale...

Article

B. H. Blacker

revised by William Gibson

Davies, Rowland (1649–1721), dean of Cork, was born at Gille Abbey, near Cork, the son of Rowland Davies, a customs officer of Bandon, co. Cork, and Mary Smith (née Scudamore). He was descended from an ancient Herefordshire family and, having received his early education in ...

Article

Delany, Patrick (1685/6–1768), Church of Ireland dean of Down and writer, was born at Rathkreagh in Queen's county, a younger son of Denis Delany, a small farmer. He was educated at the popular school run by Dalton at Athy in co. Kildare, whence he proceeded to ...

Image

Patrick Delany (1685/66–1768) by Andrea Soldi, 1750s © reserved

Article

Drelincourt, Peter [Pierre] (1644–1722), dean of Armagh, was born in Paris on 22 July 1644, one of sixteen children of Charles Drelincourt (1595–1669), minister of the French Reformed church at Charenton (on the outskirts of Paris) and author of religious works; his mother's family name was ...

Article

Fairfax, Charles Brandon (1684–1723), dean of Down, was baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, on 18 September 1684, the third son of Brian Fairfax (1633–1711), scholar and courtier, and Charlotte Cary (d. 1709). Educated at Westminster School, where he was a king's scholar in 1697, he entered ...

Article

See Fitzgerald, James

Article

B. H. Blacker

revised by David Huddleston

Graves, Richard (1763–1829), dean of Ardagh and theologian, was born at Kilfinnane, co. Limerick, on 1 October 1763. He was the fifth and youngest child of the Revd James Graves, vicar of Kilfinnane and Darragh, co. Limerick, and his wife, Jane, daughter of the ...

Article

Gwynn, John (1827–1917), biblical scholar and Church of Ireland dean of Derry, the eldest son of the Revd Stephen Gwynn (d. 1873), rector of Agherton, Portstewart, co. Londonderry, and his wife, Mary Stevenson, was born at Larne, co. Antrim, on 28 August 1827. He was educated at the ...