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copyright Glenn Luttrell 2020
of Luttrellstown, County Dublin, Ireland
Son of Robert Luttrell (d. 1437) of Luttrellstown
". . .succeeded by his son Thomas Luttrell, who was only 19 years old. . . ."
from "A History of the Parish of Clonsilla", link to it is on "Ireland" page.
Christopher Luttrell, PM, 4 Aug 1455 Castleknock, before John Belles, Seneschal.
Christopher Luttrell of Clonchillagh, d. 25 Mar, last, seised of Luttrellstown, held of the manor of Castleknoke 3s., 4d, p. a., Clonchillagh, held of same at 30 s., p. a., . . . and other properties. . .
Heir – s. Thomas, age 19, married to Elena, dau of Philip Bellewe.
Calendar of Inquisitions Formerly In The Office Of The Chief Remembrancer of The Exchequer Prepared From The MSS Of The Irish Record Commission
by Margaret C. Griffith - Published with the permission of the Director of The National Archives DUBLIN: Stationery Office For The Irish Manuscripts Commission 1991
RE: the information above
In the mid fifteenth century Christopher Luttrell was the owner of Luttrellstown. On 25th March 1455 Christopher Luttrell of Clonchillagh (Clonsilla) died leaving a son called Thomas Luttrell who was nineteen years old and married to Elena, daughter of Philip Bellew. On 4th August 1455 an inquisition post mortem held at Castleknock, Co. Dublin found Christopher Luttrell to have Luttrellstown, held of the manor of Castleknock for 3s 4d per annum; along with Clonsilla which was held of the same manor at 30s per annum; a piece of ground called Tyremolyn which was held at 8s per annum and Barbyeston, held of Castleknock at 47s per annum. For these lands, Christopher Luttrell did royal service and suit of court at the manor of Castleknock.
This inquisition shows that the Luttrell family had Luttrellstown in 1455 but that they were living in Clonsilla. It also shows that the family held no land in chief of the king but instead rented Luttrellstown and other lands from the manor of Castleknock. Evidence from elsewhere shows the Tyrrell family as lords of Castleknock in 1255 and 1355 and possibly in the time of Christopher Luttrell. In 1537 John Burnell and Sir Christopher Barnewall shared the manor of Castleknock in two halves.
Luttrell of Luttrellstown: early records by Niall C.E.J. O’Brien