Perrincheif, Richard a noted English divine, was born near the opening of the 17th century, and was educated at Cambridge University. He was made prebend of Westminster in 1664, prebend of London in 1667, and archdeacon of Huntingdonl in 1670. He died in 1673. He published, Sermon (Lond. 1666, 4to): — Discourse on Toleration (1667, 4to): — Indulgence not justified, against Dr. John Owen's Peace Offering; and two works of a semi- political character, evincing hatred of the Puritans and decided leaning towards the cause of king Charles I. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. und Amer. Authors, s.v.