The Ruxtons of Ardee

A fascinating mystery involves the Ruxton/Fitzherbert intermarriage which is even more confusing than I had outlined above as William Ruxton, the Surgeon General in 1754 purchased Blackcastle (Registry of deeds Dublin) - presumably Letitia’s sons got it back. I'm indebted to Trevor Fitzherbert of Swynnerton (current spelling) for the following narrative. Taken from Co Louth Archaelogical archives

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