Name: Edward Loftus
Birth: ABT 1500
Death: 1541 in Swineshead, Coverham, Yorks
Residence: Swineshead, Coverham, Yorks
Occupation: Bailiff to the abbot of Coverham
Change Date: 5 MAY 2008
?Appears to have possessed considerable landed estate both in that county [Yorkshire] and in other parts of England.?
A monastic bailiff in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales who died when Adam was only 8, leaving his estates to his eldest son Robert.
Swineshead was the family seat of this branch of the family since 1273.
However no exact ancestry given for Edward on family tree on www.loftusweb.com
Edward Loftus, who was bailiff of Swineside for Coverham Abbey, was father of Adam, Archbishop of Armagh and Dublin, and of Robert (the eldest son), who died seised of a messuage called Wool House and other abbey lands in 1606, leaving a son and heir Adam, Lord Chancellor of Ireland,
- Robert Loftus b: ABT 1532 in Levinhead, Yorks, England
- Adam Loftus b: 22 JUN 1533 in Swineshead, Yorkshire
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