Family of Adam LOFTUS and Jane PURDON

Husband: Adam LOFTUS (1533-1605)
Wife: Jane PURDON (1540-1595)
Children: Jane LOFTUS (c. 1559- )
Catherine LOFTUS (1560- )
Dudley LOFTUS (1561-1616)
Edward LOFTUS (1563-1601)
Adam LOFTUS (1565-1599)
Anne LOFTUS (1567- )
Isabella LOFTUS (1569-1597)
Thomas LOFTUS (1571-1635)
Henry LOFTUS (c. 1571- )
Martha LOFTUS (1575-1609)
Dorothy LOFTUS (1577-1633)
Alice LOFTUS (1579-1608)
Margaret LOFTUS (1581-1608)
Mary LOFTUS (1590-1623)

Husband: Adam LOFTUS

Name: Adam LOFTUS1,2
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 22 Jun 1533
Christening 1534 (age 0-1)
Death 5 Apr 1605 (age 71)
Death 5 Apr 1605 (age 71) (aged 72)
Burial 6 Apr 1605 St. Patrick Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

Wife: Jane PURDON

Name: Jane PURDON1,3
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Christening 16 Jun 1536 (age -5--4) St. Patricks, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Birth 1540 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 15 Jul 1595 (age 54-55) Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Burial 21 Jul 1595 St Patricks Church, Dublin, Ireland

Child 1: Jane LOFTUS

Name: Jane LOFTUS1,4
Sex: Female
Birth c. 1559 Of Dublin, Dublin, Ire

Child 2: Catherine LOFTUS

Name: Catherine LOFTUS1,5
Sex: Female
Birth 1560 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland

Child 3: Dudley LOFTUS

Name: Dudley LOFTUS1,6
Sex: Male
Spouse: Anne BAGNALL (c. 1563-1593)
Birth 1561 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Title Sir
Death 6 Apr 1616 (age 54-55) Castle Street, Dublin, Ireland

Child 4: Edward LOFTUS

Name: Edward LOFTUS1,7
Sex: Male
Birth 1563 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 10 May 1601 (age 37-38) Kingsale, Ire.

Child 5: Adam LOFTUS

Name: Adam LOFTUS1,8
Sex: Male
Birth 1565 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 29 May 1599 (age 33-34) Killed In Action, With Theo'brynes, Wicklow, Ire (died Sp)

Child 6: Anne LOFTUS

Name: Anne LOFTUS1,9
Sex: Female
Birth 1567 Of, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland

Child 7: Isabella LOFTUS

Name: Isabella LOFTUS1,10
Sex: Female
Birth 1569 Of, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Death 13 Nov 1597 (age 27-28)
Burial 13 Nov 1597

Child 8: Thomas LOFTUS

Name: Thomas LOFTUS1,11
Sex: Male
Birth 1571 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 1 Dec 1635 (age 63-64) Tymoghoe, Queens, Ire.
Burial 14 Dec 1635 Dublin, Dublin, Ire.

Child 9: Henry LOFTUS

Name: Henry LOFTUS1,12
Sex: Male
Birth c. 1571 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland

Child 10: Martha LOFTUS

Name: Martha LOFTUS1,13
Sex: Female
Birth 1575 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 19 May 1609 (age 33-34)

Child 11: Dorothy LOFTUS

Name: Dorothy LOFTUS1,14
Sex: Female
Birth 1577 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 8 Jul 1633 (age 55-56)

Child 12: Alice LOFTUS

Name: Alice LOFTUS1,15
Sex: Female
Birth 1579 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 15 Nov 1608 (age 28-29)

Child 13: Margaret LOFTUS

Name: Margaret LOFTUS1,16
Sex: Female
Birth 1581 Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
Death 15 Nov 1608 (age 26-27)

Child 14: Mary LOFTUS

Name: Mary LOFTUS1,17
Sex: Female
Birth 1590
Death 23 Nov 1623 (age 32-33)

Note on Husband: Adam LOFTUS - shared note

Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth I, he accompanied Thomas, Earl of Sussex, Viceroy of Ireland to Ireland as his private chaplain and was consecrated Archbishop of Armagh, 20Jan 1562-3. He was only 28,and was

to hold that office for 42 years. Elected to the Deanery of St Patrick's, Dublin 1564-5, a dignity which he held until

consecrated Archbishop of Dublin in Aug 1567. In 1573 was Lord Keeper of the great Seal. Constituted Lord High Chancellor of Ireland in 1578, an office he held until his death. Died "worn out with age".

One of the founders of Trinity College Dublin, and its first Provost (until 1594).

He had 20 children, of whom 7 died young, the others were 5 sons and 8 daughters.

Of the sons only two left issue. (all info from Burke's Peerage, 1900 or \Burke's Landed Gentry, 1853).He built the castle of Rathfarnham.

Died aged 72 on 5 April 1605

 

LOFTUS, ADAM Cambridge, College: TRINITY

Entered: Born: Died:

DD 1567. S. of Edward, of Coverham, Yorks. Educated at TRINITY

(according to Cooper, II. 403). R. of Outwell St Clement's, Norfolk,

1556. V. of Gedney, Lincs., 1557. R. of Sedgefield, Durham, 1560-2.

Chaplain to Alexander Craik, Bishop of Kildare, 1561. R. of Painstown,

Meath, 1561. Archbishop of Armagh, 1563-7. Dean of St Patrick's,

1565-7. Archbishop of Dublin, 1567. Lord Keeper, 1573-6, 1581.

Chancellor, 1581-1605. Lord Justice, 1582, 1597-1600. First Provost of

Trinity College, Dublin, 1591-4. Died Apr. 5, 1605. Buried in St

Patrick's Cathedral. Father of Adam (1587), Dudley (1579) and Edward

(1579-80). (Cooper, II. 403; D.N.B.)

Family Name: Loftus

Forename: Adam

Status/Occupation: Lord Chancellor of Ireland

Document Type: Will & Grant

Document Status: Copy

Date of Will: 8 January 1604

Date of Grant: 29 November 1679

Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth I, he accompanied Thomas, Earl of Sussex, Viceroy of Ireland to Ireland as his private chaplain and was consecrated Archbishop of Armagh, 20Jan 1562-3. He was only 28,and was

to hold that office for 42 years. Elected to the Deanery of St Patrick's, Dublin 1564-5, a dignity which he held until

consecrated Archbishop of Dublin in Aug 1567. In 1573 was Lord Keeper of the great Seal. Constituted Lord High Chancellor of Ireland in 1578, an office he held until his death. Died "worn out with age".

One of the founders of Trinity College Dublin, and its first Provost (until 1594).

He had 20 children, of whom 7 died young, the others were 5 sons and 8 daughters.

Of the sons only two left issue. (all info from Burke's Peerage, 1900 or \Burke's Landed Gentry, 1853).He built the castle of Rathfarnham.

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6Ibid. AFN no 9STL-77.
7Ibid. AFN no 972W-98.
8Ibid. AFN no 972W-BF.
9Ibid. AFN no G5SH-FL.
10Ibid. AFN no 972W-DR.
11Ibid. AFN no 972W-FX.
12Ibid. AFN no 972W-G4.
13Ibid. AFN no 972W-JG.
14Ibid. AFN no 972W-KM.
15Ibid. AFN no 972W-LS.
16Ibid. AFN no 972W-M0.
17Ibid. AFN no LV0W-HP.