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Oliver Plunkett, 1st Baron Louth

Oliver Plunkett, 1st Baron Louth.
See wikipedia and genealogics.
He mar 1stly to Catherine Rochfort [dau of John Rochfort of Carrick, Co.Kildare and Genet Dexter].
He had issue by 1st wife:

  1. Thomas Plunkett, 2nd Baron Louth.
    He mar Margaret Barnewall.
    He died 1 May 1571.
    They had issue:

    1. Patrick Plunkett, 3rd Baron Louth,
      born 1548.
      He was killed 1578.

    2. Oliver Plunkett, 4th Baron Louth.
      He succ 1578.

Oliver Plunkett was cr Baron Louth in 1541.
His father was of Bewley. Bewley went to his brother.
His seat was at Louth Hall, Co.Louth.
He died in 1549 to 1553.
He had issue by 2nd wife:

  1. Alexander Plunkett,
    of Carstown, Co.Louth.

Carstown, Co.Louth

Carstown, N of Drogheda, Co.Louth, is a very rare 17th century house, date 1612.
See CARSTOWN in [Irish Country Houses].
Now in a ruined state.
See satellite view.

Carstown on 1829 to 1842 map.

Photo 2017. See larger and full size.
See wider 2008 shot. From Geograph.

Photo 2017. See larger and full size.
See front door.
See side arch.
See photo from NIAH.

Carstown (rear).
Photo 2017. See larger and full size.
See other shot.

Date "1612" at Carstown, inside porch.
Photo 2017. See larger and full size.
See glimpse of ruined interior.

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