Married (1st) Anne Aylmer, dau. of Bartholomew Aylmer of Lyons, abt.1506
(2nd) Elizabeth Bathe, dau. of Sir William Bathe,
Son of Richard and Margaret FitzLyon Luttrell of Luttrellstown
Children of Sir Thomas Luttrell
Christopher - inherited Luttrellstown, but died within 2 years of Sir Thomas
James - Sheriff of the County of Dublin in 1556 when he succeeded to Luttrellstown , but died 1557. His only child lived only three years.
Simon - of whom subsequent owners of Luttrellstown descended
Robert - settled at Tankardstown, in the County Meath
John - died 1620, buried at Clonsilla, resided at Killeigh
Walter - "matriculated in 1572 at Oxford University"
Richard - had predeceased Sir Thomas, had a daughter "for whom the Chief Justice made provision".
3 daughters - Margaret ("one of whom was married to Luke Netterville of Dowth, who became one of the Justices of the Queen's Bench)
Amy (another to Thomas Dillon of Riverston.")
(daughters not named by Ball; are named in O'Brien info below
CEJ O'Brien also says
the sons of Sir Thomas Luttrell are all under the age of 20 in 1554)
Siblings of Sir Thomas Luttrell:
Robert, "who was Archdeacon of Meath, never married"
"Simon, (d. 1540) a merchant and alderman of Dublin, took as his wife a daughter of the house of Bathe."
"One of his sisters married to Sir Patrick Barnewall of Turvey, who, like himself, was a lawyer and became Master of the Rolls, and another married as her first husband Nicholas Barnewall of Drimnagh, and as her second Sir John Plunkett of Dunsoghly, who was also a lawyer and became Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench."
As a witness before a Commission sent to Ireland in 1537 by Henry VIII, Chief Justice Luttrell "urged the desirability of restraining the defenders of the Pale in their exactions, which he feared would soon reduce the Pale to the same condition as the rest of Ireland, where obedience to their Prince was only feigned;
the necessity of subduing their nearest enemies,
the Kavanaghs, O'Tooles and O'Byrnes;
the danger of employing Irish soldiers;
the advantage of a Lord Deputy of English birth but with long tenure of office; and,
with reference to the inhabitants of the Pale, the benefit of making the English dress and language, as well as knowledge of the use of the bow, compulsory,
of expelling Irish bards and musicians,
of preventing the return of Englishmen to their own country,
and finally, of printing the statutes. . . ."
"His death took place in 1554, and he was, doubtless, buried according to his directions, 'honestly but without pomp', in Clonsilla Church, which he directed should be extended sufficiently to admit of a sepulchre being made for him on the north side of the new part.
He must have, at any rate outwardly, adopted the reformed faith, but his belief in its creed did not prevent his leaving money for the preferment in marriage of maidens of his kin in the hope of obtaining salvation for himself and his brother Simon."
from "A History of the Parish of Clonsilla", link to it is on "Ireland" page.
"The Right Hon. Sir Thomas Luttrell, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in Ireland, as he became, was a typical example of a gentleman of the English Pale of his time In spite of the centuries which had elapsed since his family first settled in Ireland and of constant intercourse in his youth with the Irish, which is shown by his knowledge of the Irish language, he remained ever true to the interests of England, and looked upon Ireland, outside the small extent embraced in the Pale, as a foreign country."
Ball, "History of the County Dublin"
"At the time of his death Chief Justice Luttrell was possessed of much personal as well as real property, and shortly after his death the Crown applied to his executors for the loan of what was then a very large amount of money."
Luttrell of Luttrellstown: early records by Niall C.E.J. O’Brien
In 1532 Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown owed fealty and suit for lands at Baltra to Thomas Holywood (died 26th September 1532). On 27th June 1541 Peter, Earl of Ormond, granted 4 marks per year to Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown for good service from the lands formerly held by George Shaw. In 1547 Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown rented two messuages in Esker from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
As an ambitious landowner Sir Thomas Luttrell got involved in the dissolution of the monasteries acquired the lands of St Mary's Abbey at Coolmine. Yet previous to 1540 Sir Thomas Luttrell had a lease on a number of religious properties including the tithes of Clane, Co. Kildare from Kilmainham priory along with the rectories of Rathmoylan and Killocongon in Co. Meath. In politics from 1532 to 1554 Sir Thomas Luttrell was Chief Justice of the Irish Common Pleas.
The will of Sir Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown, written on 31st December 1553, listed lands in many different places. Some of these lands were held by ancient inheritance but other property was recently acquired such as the seven parishes which were formerly owned by the dissolved house of St. John the Baptist outside the New Gate.
In his will Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown proposed to divide his estate among his six sons, James, Simon, Robert, John, Walter and Christopher. (Does not show Richard, listed by F. E. Ball) While the sons were under twenty years of age the rents of the Luttrell property would be received by Thomas Luttrell’s brother-in-law, John Plunket of Dunshaughlin, James Barnewall, his brother, Robert Luttrell Archdeacon of Meath and his sons-in-law Luke Nettervill and Thomas Dillon. Thomas Luttrell also provided for his daughters. Maude Luttrell was to get a marriage portion of £200 while Amy, wife of Thomas Dillon, and Margaret, wife of Luke Nettervill, were to get £10 each.
("sons under twenty years of age". . .? Sir Thomas married abt 1506 acc to F E Ball, but sons all born after 1534?)
The son and heir of Thomas Luttrell was Christopher Luttrell and he was to have the manor and manor house of Luttrellstown along with property at Knockrudder, Babeston, Curtayheston, Ashburneslandes, Ballynconulley, Delquin, Ballydonnogh, Stagery, Ballmakee, Brewon and all the lands in the parish of Clonsilla with reminder to James, Simon, John and Walter Luttrell. Christopher Luttrell was also to receive the family silver of basins and spoons. If James Luttrell should succeed to Luttrellstown and the other property of Christopher Luttrell then he was to cease to have Athboy which would pass to Simon Luttrell and if Simon Luttrell succeeded then Athboy was to go to Robert Luttrell and so on.
If all these brothers should die or fail to produce male heirs, Nicholas Luttrell, son of Robert Luttrell was to succeed. Robert Luttrell was an uncle of Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown.
Elsewhere in the will Thomas Luttrell directed that the manors of Dunboyne and Moymitt along with the tithes of Colonshilighe, the lands of Dunboyne called Sopocke, held on lease from Patrick Luttrell, certain lands in Clanhuston and Dunboyne, the lands ad rents in Skagobbe, Hunteiston and other property were to go to the son who inherited Luttrellstown. But if that son was a minor the revenue of the aforesaid property would be shared among the surviving sons.
In his will, Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown also left bequests to other family members such as £200 to Anne Luttrell, daughter of his son Richard Luttrell. But if Anne Luttrell married Edward Plunket of Balrathe, the wardship of whom Thomas Luttrell had purchased, then Anne was to get only 50 marks. Elizabeth Luttrell, daughter of Simon Luttrell, Thomas’s brother, was to get 50 marks also as she was already married. Her sisters, Mary and Catherine were unmarried and so they were given £200 each as a marriage portion.
Towards the end of his will, Thomas Luttrell directed that money be spent on the repair of Malahide Bridge. He also asked for the chancel of Clonsilla church to be widened and his tomb placed in this new part of the church. On 15th May 1554 Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown died.
(References noted are listed on O'Brien website above)
Sir Thomas Luttrell, in his WILL, lists Nicholas Luttrell, gent. and Patrick Luttrell as his cousins and Robert Luttrell, his uncle. Nicholas seems to have inherited the property at Clonsilla
is shown in (10),
Calendar of Inquisitions
by Griffith as
being granted land
on 26 Nov 1560
and granting that same land
on 14 Oct 1561
FE Ball and CEJ O'Brien say he did not survive his father, who died in 1554.
Is he possibly son of
Simon Luttrell of Luttrellstown or a younger brother of Sir Thomas Luttrell?
Did FE Ball and CEJ O'Brien wrongly assume that he must have pre-deceased Sir Thomas because Sir Thomas "made provisions for" Richard's daughter in his Will?