Col. Simon Luttrell
Luttrellstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland
b.    d. 1698  d. s. p.
son of Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown and Barbara Sedgrave
m. Catherine Newcomen (dau. of Sir Thomas Newcomen)

Colonel Simon Luttrell was a man of handsome stature at the time he entered into possession of his ancestral estates. . .he found a wife in Catherine, daughter of Sir Thomas Newcomen of Sutton.  Miss Newomen had been brought up as a Protestant, and the marriage was celebrated first by a clergyman of the Established Church, although subsequently by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin.

Colonel Simon Luttrell appears for many years to have suffered from ill health.  In a letter written by him in London on Christmas Eve, 1688, to the young Duke of Ormonde, he states that he had been sick for ten years, and had symptoms of paralysis.   He had not been in Ireland for eighteen months, and on the strength of the friendship shown his father by the Duke's father and grandfather, begged the Duke to obtain license for him to go abroad, where he said he desired to be out of the way until things should come to a settlement, and where, if his health permitted, he would seek military employment.

Not many months later he threw in his lot with James II, and in September, 1689, we find him in Dublin, of which he had been appointed Governor, busily preparing the city against the danger of invasion, and "chaining up the streets and making breastworks in order to secure that naked place".

He raised a regiment of dragoons for James, and was appointed by the latter Lord Lieutenant of the County Dublin, which he represented in James' parliament, as well as a privy councillor.  He appears to have gone to France before the battle of the Boyne, but returned to Ireland for a short time during the siege of Limerick.  He died abroad in 1698.  

To Colonel Simon Luttrell's confiscated estates and possessions his brother, Colonel Henry Luttrell, whose life, both public and private, brought his family into great disrepute, succeeded.  (3) Part IV.

The following is excerpted from "The History and Antiquities of Dublin" by Harris in 1766.

Regarding Col. Simon Luttrell, Gov. of Dublin, 1688, and barbarity toward the Protestants

The brutish and barbarous behaviour of Sir Thomas Hacket, lord mayor of Dublin, to the protestants, laid many under the necessity of getting out of his power by leaving behind them their estates and concerns, and transporting themselves and what effects they could carry with them into England.  Colonel Luttrell, governor of Dublin, did not fall short of his lordship in barbarity....  February following the protestants of Dublin were obliged by military force to deliver up their arms and horses; and the same practice was soon after carried into execution through the greater part of the kingdom.

The earl of Tyrconnel filled the churches with soldiers, and made them store houses for the arms of protestants.  They were again seized in September, the monuments and graves opened, and dead bodies tumbled out of their coffins, under pretence of searching for arms.

March 12.  King James landed at Kinsale, marched to Dublin the 24th, and - next day called a parliament;  this parliament sat till the 20th of July, and passed an act of repeal of the act of settlement, and by an act of attainder attaints near 3,000 protestants.  (pronounces them guilty of treason, without trial)

The following is excerpted from "History of a Noted Irish Family", publ. in THE SHAMROCK, pgs. 811-812, abt 1895 and posted to Genforum by Juanita Luttrell Berrian

Simon Luttrell was appointed Governor of Dublin, Ireland and discharged his duty in a very satisfactory manner.  He was an advocate of toleration at a time when it seemed a sign of weakness to be tolerant, and in spite of Tyrconnell's violent measures, he allowed the follows of Trinity College to depart with their personal chattels in safety.  Simon Luttrell continued to act as Governor until the announcement of the battle of Boyne, when King James, with characteristic ingratitude, having fled to Dublin, Ireland called together his chief advisors and declared that he owed his defeat to the "cowardice" of the Irish soldiers.  On the 12th day of July, 1690, the Jacobites quitted Dublin and marched toward Limerick.  Simon Luttrell was the last to leave his post.

Simon Luttrell left Ireland before the treaty of Limerick was signed; and we find in the fourth of the articles his name mentioned as "one of the officers belonging to the regiments of the Irish army beyond the seas," who were offered pardon and the restoration of their estates on condition of taking the oath of allegiance and returning to Ireland "within the space of eight months."  He did not think fit to avail himself of this stipulation in the treaty, rightly suspecting, no doubt, that it would not be honorably adhered to; and his brother Henry easily induced Ginkell, the Williamite commander, to put him in possession of the mansion and demesne of Luttrellstown at the expiration of the period affixed in the articles for the exile's return.
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"The Wild Geese of Ireland"
Simon Luttrell of Luttrellstowne, esq., outlawed & attainted at Kilmainham on 6 Apr 1691 for high treason at Swords on 20 Aug 1689.
All of his lands were forfeited by reason of his attainder

The following document, from the Calendar of Inquisitions. . .by Margaret C Griffith (10) 
shows an order of succession of Simon Luttrell's heirs.
Immediately following any potential children (he had none), his brothers and their sons, 
is his uncle, Robert Luttrell of Simonstown (also attainted in 1691).  
Following Robert, presumably, are cousins of Simon, 
sons of the lords of Luttrellstown  

APPENDIX   69. pp. 53-83. W & M 14 (city) Deed, English, leading the uses of a recovery
to be suffered by Simon Luttrell of Luttrellstown, esq., 
recoveror Peter Reade of Dublin, gent., 
of lands in Lucan, Colmanstowne, Knockrotter, Killakee, Stagone, Killanstowne, Comingstowne, Luthellstowne, Kil listowne, Ballistrowen alias Showanstone, Sherrrioccen, Clonsillagh, Jamesland, Finnaghsland, Feblestowne, Barnegett, Gt. Stackeny, Goedamendy, Misselstowne, Huntstowne, Lepaise, Whitestowne, Ballyowen, Esker, Killeagh, Fedanstowne, Bishopsfield, Loghtowne, Balldownan, Flockmeadow, Callcott, Ballydowdall, Clunsillagh, Lawrence to wne, Cur enstowne, Fryanstowne, Kielokee, Stagony, Killmatalloway, & Pornen alias Bohernebren, & in Ballymacoll, Matosbstowne, Hackingstowne, Watterstowne, Rathleeke, Dunboyne,Loghsallagh, Millstowne, Sale stowne, Meguellwood, Ratowth, Priestowne, Bennettstowne, Killbrenan, Maine, Gonoghs, Handwiksland, Osburnesland, Strobby, Fennor, Mor etowne, Colestone, Millhill & Clonestowne, a back house (location not given) in the possession of Sir Thady Duffe, a mes. in Cornmarket late in possession of Lewis Williams, carpenter, a garden in Back Lane late in possession of John Clarke, apothecary, a mes. in High St. in possession of David Begg & formerly in that of Henry Reynolds, merchant, 60 mes. (6?) in the precincts of St. John Newgate in the possession of Daniel Weybrants, Richard Tigh, alderman, William Brocke, Thomas Graves, Peter Elliott, Hugh Roberts, James Jordan, widow Chambers, Patrick Halpenny, & late of Jane Frith, deed., 1 mes. in Cook St. in possession of John Briscoe, & 3 mills in the precincts of St. John, Newgate, 
to be held to the use of Simon Luttrell for life, then to his eldest s. by Catherine Newcomen alias Luttrell, in t.m., 
remainders in t.m. to their 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th & any other sons, to Simon's heirs male by any other wife, 
to Henry Luttrell, Simon's bro., for life, & then to Henry's sons successively in t.m., 
to Thomas Luttrell, Simon's 3rd bro., for life, & then to his sons successively in t.m.,
to Robert Luttrell of Symonstowne, co. Kildare, gent., Simon's uncle, for life, & then to his sons successively in t.m., 
to Michael s. of Oliver Luttrell of Tankardstowne, gent., to Patrick, another s. of Oliver 
to William Luttrell of Old Cornmarket, Dublin, 
to Oiver s. of Robert Luttrell of Liscartan, gent., to Michael, another son,
 to Stephen Luttrell of Mooretowne, co. Kildare, gent., to Henry, bro. of Stephen, 
to Patrick, s. of James Luttrell of Dublin, chirurgeon, to Luke, another s. of James, 
to William Luttrell of Dublin, baker, 
to Richard Luttrell of Naas, chandler, 
& to Patrick Luttrell of Naas, shoemaker, all in t.m.,
& finally to Simon's right heirs for ever, provided that if Simon die without heirs male & Catherine survive him, she shall have the house, mill & demesne of Luttrellstown in addition to the jointure appointed to her by a deed of 16 Aug 1672 between Thomas Luttrell of Luttrelstone & Sir Thomas Newcomen of Sutton, co. Dublin, Francis Barnewall of Beggstowne, co. Meath, esq., & Jenico, viscount Gormanstown, & that if she bears him a posthumous child she shall maintain it to the age of 21 from the issues thereof, & provided that if Simon die without heirs male but leaving a dau., said dau. shall have £4,000 if she marry with the consent of William, viscont Dongan of Clane, Sir Arthur Forbish, & Francis Barnewall of Beggstowne, in addition to the portion limited to her by said deed, a 2nd dau. similarly £3,500, & any other daus. £500 each, so as to make their total portions £1000, said portions to be paid at age 18 or weddinig day, maintenance until then to be fixed by viscount Dongan etc., & provided that if she die leaving sons, the younger sons shall have £400 each at 21, all charged on the lands other than Catherine's jointure, & provided that Simon may charge the premises by deed or will with £400 for his eldest sister & £300 for each other sister, & £400 each for his bros. Henry & Thomas, & a further £1,000 (purpose not stated), may make leases for 21 years or for lives, may settle a jointure of £200 on any wife he may marry after Catherine's death, & may charge the premises with any further sums he thinks fit, subject to the assent of Sir Thomas Newcomen, & may alter any of the above uses except those affecting Catherine & his sons by her.