Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

Our common ancestors - de Lacy - Contents

Trim Castle, Co.Meath

Trim Castle, on the River Boyne, at Trim, Co.Meath.
See street view.

Trim Castle, 2000.

Trim Castle was built by Hugh de Lacy, 1st Lord of Meath.
The first wooden structure was built 1173.
The massive stone keep (which survives) was built by 1176.
It was inherited by the de Geneville family.
Passed by marriage 1301 to the Mortimer family.

It survives today, open to the public.
It was used in the film Braveheart.

Trim Castle, 2000.

Trim Castle moat (taken in from the River Boyne).
Photo 2006 by Sean Munson.
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