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Sir Richard Barnewall, of Fieldstown

Tomb of Sir Christopher Barnewall and his wife, Lusk.
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Photo 1982. From South Dublin Libraries. Patrick Healy collection. See terms of use.

Sir Richard Barnewall,
mar 1479 to Catherine de la Field,
had issue:

  1. Sir Roger Barnewall, had issue:

    1. Sir Patrick Barnewall, of Fieldstown,
      granted the priory of Grace Dieu, N Co.Dublin, 1540,
      had issue:

      1. Sir Christopher Barnewall, Kt,
        mar Marion Sherle [dau of Patrick Sherle, of Shallon, Co.Meath],
        built Turvey House, N Co.Dublin, 1565, from the ruins of Grace Dieu Abbey,
        died 1575 ([Burkes Extinct] must be WRONG to say 1607),
        spectacular tomb with effigies of him and his wife, dated 1589, survives in the square 15th or 16th century tower at Lusk, N Co.Dublin (beside the older, pre-Norman round tower and the later church),
        had issue:

        1. Sir Patrick Barnewall,
          ancestor of Viscounts Barnewall of Kingsland, of Turvey House, Co.Dublin.

        2. Margaret (or Alison) Barnewall, mar Nicholas St.Lawrence, 8th (21st) Baron Howth and had issue.

The church at Lusk.
View by Francis Grose, 1791. From here.
This is the rear today. Round tower on LHS, square tower on RHS.

The church at Lusk.
From of vol.1 of The History of Drogheda by John D'Alton, 1844.

The church at Lusk.
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From Google Street View.

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