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Patrick Lynch (Lynch Of Lydican), of Lydican

Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Lydican, County Galway, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of William Lynch of Lydican and Catherine Blake Blake
Husband of Agnes Blake
Father of Margaret Lynch of Lydican; Ellen Lynch of Lydican and Patrick Lynch Blake
Brother of William Lynch of Lydican; Mark Lynch, of Lydican and Nicholas Lynch, fitz William

Occupation: Landlord
Managed by: Carlos F. Bunge
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About Patrick Lynch of Lydican

Patrick Lynch y Blake. Hijo de Patrick Lynch y de Agnes Blake, nieto de William Lynch y de Catherine Blake, bisnieto de Michael Lynch y de Mary Browne y chozno de Stephen Lynch y de Jane Blake. Fuente:

Patrick Lynch, de Lydican, el cual se desposó con su parienta, Agnes Blake. (Hija de Patrick Blake y de Catherine Brown). De ellos provienen los siguientes hijos: 1. Margaret Lynch, que casó con Thomas Redington, nacido en Greggan, parroquia irlandesa en el condado de Armagh, y falleció en Galway en 1780. Con sucesión. 2. William Lynch, casado con Mary.... Testó en 1754. Hubo dos hijos, Patric y Walter, y su descendencia terminó en la segunda generación. 3. Patricio Lynch 4. Thomas Lynch, que se radicó en Cádiz, España. 5. Kathleen Lynch 6. Agnes Lynch 7. Jane Lynch

Los Antepasados, a lo largo y más allá de la historia Argentina. #4 por Carlos F. Ibarguren

Blake Family records 1600 - 1700 Will of Sir Thomas Blake of Menlough, in the County of town of Galway, baronet: (A.D. 1674, October, 10) "A SCHEDULE of all the mortgages and debts due by me the zoth October, 1674 :

"On the lands of Cullagh 500 mortgage to my cousin Patrick Lynch fitz William : On Menlough 170 : On Kinlaugh to my cousin John Dorsy 270 : On Clunine quarter to Oyne McDonnell 100 : On the lands specified in said will to said Oyne McDonnell 60 : To my cousin Alexander McDonnell 38 : To my brother Andrew Blake 230. If I be restored or my son, 230 to be secured to my brother Alexander Kirwan or his heirs: on the mortgages in Joyce country 70 to be made good to my cousin John Dorsy : 90 to be made good to my cousin Ambrose Lynch." " Copia vera."

NOTE. This will was never proved, and the above is the only existing record of it. The testator, Sir Thomas Blake, fourth Baronet of Menlo, died between February, 1675, and February, 1676; see post, Record No 194, Note (B).

(Estate) Lynch (Lydacan) - Patrick Melvin writes of a grant in 1720 of the castle and lands of Lydacan by Protestant trustees to Patrick Lynch. Soon afterwards the estate of approximately 1,000 acres was mortgaged to Edward Eyre of Galway. By the early 19th century the estate was in the hands of the Court of Chancery and some members of the family had emigrated to Argentina. Patrick and James Lynch, merchants of Lynch's Castle, Galway, bought the estate from the Court. The Lynch brothers had also bought the estate of the Frenches at Moycullen. Both properties passed to Andrew Henry Lynch, the son of Patrick. At the time of Griffith's Valuation the representatives of Andrew H. Lynch were leasing the property at Lydacan, in the parish of Claregalway, to Peter McDonald.

Jacobite: Proves

"Following the defeat of the Irish Jacobite army in 1691, for many Catholics the choice was stark: to go into exile on the Continent, or to remain in Ireland under the government of a victorious yet resentful Protestant minority. For some, however, emigration was impractical or unappealing. Furthermore, a consider - able proportion of the Catholic elite of Ireland made a positive choice to remain in their native country. These men were determined to retain possession of their property and enjoy the rights promised to them by the articles of surrender."

KINSELLA, EOIN. “In Pursuit of a Positive Construction: Irish Catholics and the Williamite Articles of Surrender, 1690–1701.” Eighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an Dá Chultúr, vol. 24, 2009, pp. 11–35. JSTOR,

A list of the adjudications of the Council Board [Claims under the articles of Limerick and Galway]

Lynch, Patrick, Leydecane, 24 June 1698 - Galway Articles

Irish Jacobites page 115

Simms, J. G. “Irish Jacobites.” Analecta Hibernica, no. 22, 1960, pp. 11–230. JSTOR,

Walsh: Martin Blake 21 Lease, 15 May 1716: William Cornish, on behalf of Sir William Scawen of London, and Patrick Lynch, esq, on behalf of Martin Blake of Cooleen [Merlin Park], Co. Mayo, esq (M6931/60);

De Lacy (Lascy, Lacie, Lacey) is an old Norman noble family originating from Lassy (Calvados). The first records are about Hugh de Lacy (1020 - 1049). His descendents left Normandy and came to England along with William the Conqueror. Walter and Ilbert de Lacy fought in the battle of Hastings. The family took a major role in the Norman conquest of England and Ireland.

Walter de Lacy (1046, Lassy (Normandy) 1089, Hereford) was a companion of William I of England and came to England in the year 1066 to fight in the battle of Hastings. Walter de Lacy was buried at Gloucester Cathedral.

Ilbert de Lacy (1045, Lassy (Normandy) 1093, Pontefract) built Pontefract Castle on land granted by William I of England.

Walter had a daughter, Emma, born 1080 who married Hugh Talbot.

They had a son, Gilbert, born 1102, but for some reason he insisted on keeping his mothre's name.

They had a son Hugh, born 1125, and that is where it gets interesting. In 1160 he married Rosa de Clare, a half-sister of Strongbow.

Strongbow, or Richard Fitz Gilbert De Clare (born 1130) had married Eve MacMurchada, daughter of Dermot MacMurchada, and as a result of this, and in return for his fighting support had been promised to be made King of Leinster on Dermot's death.

Strongbow and Eve had 2 children, a son Gilbert, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Isabel (died 1220). She married William Marschal (died 1219) in 1189 when she was seventeen years old. He was forty three. They had ten children, five boys, five girls, William, Richard, Gilbert, Walter, Anselm, Matilda, Isabel, Sibila, Eva, and Joan. All five sons died violent and sometimes mysterious deaths, with rumours and theories abounding that a deliberate attempt was made by Henry III to extinguish a potential rival bloodline with royal claims..

Of these ten children, Lynch interest centres on Isabel, but mention will be made of William and Richard again. Isabel went on to have seven children, Richard, Maud, William, Gilbert, Amicia, Anges and Isabel. Of these, Maud will feature later.

Returning to Hugh de Lacy, born 1125, who married Strongbow's half sister, Rosa, in 1160. He did not travel with Strongbow's invasion in 1170. Instead he arrived in 1171, at the request of Henry II, who by then was nervous of Strongbow's position in Ireland, and in order to dilute it, he granted Hugh and other knights some of the lands that Strongbow had acquired.

Hugh de Lacy and Rosa had 3 children, a daughter born 1162, and sons Hugh and Walter born 1168, 1170. Hugh (2) went on to be the first Earl of Ulster, Walter was lord of Meath and Ludlow.

No year of death has been established for Rosa, but in 1178, Hugh married again. Obviously not for too much disruption, this time he married Rose. This was Rose O'Connor, daughter of Rory O'Connor, last high king of Ireland, and a constant thorn in Strongbow's side, Strongbow having been called back to England in 1175 to co-sign the Treaty of Windsor between O'Connor and Henry II.

Hugh de Lacy was summoned back to England in 1180 to explain his Irish (and not pure blood Norman) connections. By this time Hugh and Rose had a son, William de Lacy. It was then decreed that due to being half-Irish, William would not be allowed retain the Norman name of De Lacy. Neither was he entitled to Norman lands or possessions. Hugh was killed in a skirmish near Durrow 1185.

William had joined with his half brother Hugh in attacking William De Marschal's (Strongbow's grandson) lands in Ireland until 1224 when Hugh was captured and brought to England. After William was poisoned in 1231, his brother Richard inherited his Irish estates. Richard, who spent considerable time in France, in the company of the Frenc h King, had fallen out of favour with Henry III, or at least some of his advisors, namely Peter des Roches, bishop of Winchester, who had managed to get Richard declared a traitor, and as such, his lands in Ireland were up for grabs. William De Lacy returned to his old ways, and when Richard came to Ireland to defend them, it was William de Lacy who had him killed in 1233.

William had a son, John. For reasons already outlined, John was known as De Lynch, not De Lacy. John was the first Lynch to settle in Galway, but before he did, he took a wife, one Maud De Clare. This Maud was also mentioned previously. She was the daughter of Isabel, who was Strongbow's grand-daughter whose brother Richard had died at the hands of her son-in-law's father, William De Lacy.

John settled in Galway and had a son called Nicholas, who, due to his sallow complexion became known as Nicholas Dubh Lynch rather than De Lynch (Dubh being the Gaelic Irish for Black or dark). When subsequent generations were less sallow, this became the start of the native Galway tribe of Lynch.

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Lydacan Castle,Gort, Galway
Lydican, County Galway, Ireland