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Sarsfield of Lucan Castle, Co.Dublin



Sir William Sarsfield, Kt,
of Lucan Castle, Co.Dublin, born 1520,
knighted 1566 by Sir Henry Sidney "for having rescued Lady Sidney from the Irish" (Drogheda, where Sir Henry had left his wife in his absence, was being threatened by the Ulster tribes, Sarsfield came and relieved the town),
worked with Sir Thomas Fitzwilliam, Kt on fixing the boundaries of Co.Wicklow,
mar Margaret Tyrrell [dau of Andrew Tyrrell, of Athboy]
and died 1616, age 96 yrs, bur Lucan, having had issue:

Patrick Sarsfield, had issue:

Peter Sarsfield, had issue:

Patrick Sarsfield,
mar Anne O'Moore [dau of the 1641 rebel Rory O'Moore, of Leix, who was nephew of the earlier Elizabethan rebel Rory Og O'More] and had issue:

  1. William Sarsfield, of Lucan,
    mar Mary Crofts [dau of Lucy Walter but apparently NOT dau of her lover Charles II],
    had issue:

    1. Charlotte Sarsfield, mar Agmondesham Vesey and had issue:
      1. Anne Vesey, mar Sir John Bingham, 5th Baronet and had issue:
        1. Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan, born 1735, cr 1795, had issue:
          1. Lavinia Bingham, born 1762, mar George Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer [born 1758] and had issue.

  2. Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan (see here),
    hero of Jacobite war in 1689-91,
    "Sarsfield's Ride" at the Siege of Limerick 1690,
    cr 1691, died 1693.
    Title extinct 1719.





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