Jacques Fontaine


[?]-1728; author of Huguenot manuscript, Memoires d’une famille huguenote; fame to Ireland in 1694; ministered in Cork; est. a fishing business in Berehaven; narrowly escaped dead from locals and Breton privateers; settled in Dublin and fnd. boarding school on St. Stephen’s Green, c.1709.


Max Chaleil, ed., Memoires d’une famille huguenote, victime de la révolution de l’Édit de Nantes (Press de Languedoc 1995), 269pp.

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