mysteries, contradictions, & controversies about Luttrell history and genealogy
THE LUTTRELL'S IN ENGLAND
East Quantockshead, Somerset
Church at East Quantockshead
The Court House at East Quantockshead
"In 1229, Sir Andrew Luttrell (1208 - 65) acquired the estates of his grandfather, William Paynell, which included the manor of East Quantoxhead which became the headquarters of the Luttrells in the south of England and has belonged to them ever since. Today, the Court House is the home of Lt.-Colonel Walter Luttrell, MC, the lineal descendant of Sir Andrew Luttrell and therefore of Ralph Paynell to whom the manor had been granted by William the Conqueror. "
"Dunster Castle", The National Trust
View of the Bristol Bay from East Quantockshead
The "otter" weathervane above East Quantockshead. "Luttrell, originally spelt Luterel, or Loterel, was probably a diminutive of Loutre, the french word for 'otter'." Lyte
Click here for an article about Julian Luttrell, brother of Sir Walter Luttrell.