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de Lacy, Lord of Meath



Trim Castle, Co.Meath.
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Hugh de Lacy (or de Laci), 1st Lord of Meath (see here),
mar Rose of Monmouth (see here),
he was one of the Norman conquerors of Ireland 1169,
granted Co.Meath 1172 by Henry II,
first Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland 1172-73,
built Trim Castle, Co.Meath, 1173,
built Killeen Castle, Co.Meath, 1181,
murdered 1186,
had issue:


Walter de Lacy, 2nd Lord of Meath (see here),
mar Margaret de Braose,
enlarged Trim Castle, Co.Meath 1196,
had lands in Donnybrook, Co.Dublin, see [Ball, vol.2, 1903],
died 1240, had issue:


  1. Gilbert de Lacy,
    mar Isabel de Bigod [descendant of Charlemagne] and had issue:


    1. Margery de Lacy, mar John de Verdon and had issue:

      1. Theobald de Verdon, 1st Baron Verdun,
        had lands in Donnybrook, Co.Dublin, see [Ball, vol.2, 1903],
        think he is "Theobald de Verdun" who inherited Dunamase Castle, Co.Laois, 1282,
        had issue:

        1. Theobald de Verdon, 2nd Baron Verdun, mar 1315 to Elizabeth de Clare [grand-dau of Edward I] and had issue:

          1. Isabel de Verdon, mar Henry de Ferrers, Lord Ferrers of Groby and had issue.


    2. Maud de Lacy, mar Geoffrey de Geneville,
      they inherited Trim Castle, Co.Meath, had issue:

      1. Piers de Geneville, had issue:

        1. Joan de Geneville, heiress of Trim Castle,
          mar 1301 to Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March and had issue.


  2. Giles de Lacy,
    mar Richard Mor de Burgh, 1st Baron of Connacht and had issue.





Dunamase Castle, Co.Laois, on 1887 to 1913 map.
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Dunamase Castle, Co.Laois.
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