Name: John Bathe
Prefix: Sir 1
Death: 18 JUL 1587
Residence: Athcarne and Drumconrath
Occupation: Attorney Gen of Ireland. Chancellor of Exchequer of Ireland
Change Date: 1 DEC 2010
Attorney Gen of Ireland 16 October 1550 - 1554.
Walter Cowley was appointed Solicitor General of Ireland 7 September 1537 with the fee of 10!. a year, Irish, which he surrendered to John Bathe in 1546.
On this slab is a shield in which are a cross and four lions rampant for Bathe, and three crescents for Gormanston. The inscription in raised letters runs thus: ?This House was builded by John Bathe, sonne to James Bathe and by D. Elenor Preston by his wife, daughter to Jenico Preston, L. Vicecome of Gormanston. Anno Domini 1560.?
These were William Bathe?s father and mother who built their house four years before their son and heir was born. Their castle did not remain even a hundred years in the hands of their posterity, and became successively the residence of Lord Chancellor Bowes, Lord Chancellor Lifford, the Protestant Primate Lord Rokeby, and others.
William Bathe?s grandfather was Chief Baron of the Exchequer of Ireland under Henry VIII., Philip and Mary, Edward and Elizabeth, from 1541 to 1570, when Baron Cusack was recommended to succeed Chief Baron Bathe deceased ?as he is the only man of his profession that favours religion : all the lawyers are ...
William's father, John Bathe, was Solicitor-General in 1572, Attorney-General in 1575 ; in 1584 (when his son William was at Oxford), he was Chancellor of the exchequer, and obtained a renewal from the Queen of certain leases formerly granted to his father. On the 18th of July, 1587, he died, as we learn...
... and John died on the 18th July, in the 28th year of the late Queen. William Bathe was son and heir of said John and of full age when his father died." No doubt he was "a hinderer and ...
John Bathe (d,1586) had the castle at Drumcondra, in Clonturk Parish, which was subsequently the residence of the noted Sir William Warren. He married the widow of John Bathe. He was the son of an English ?possessioner? known as valiant Capt. Humphrey Warren.
John Bathe, to whom William Bathe surrendered at the close of Elizabeth's reign his inheritance, was the chancellor of ... John Bathe, is described as of Drumcondra Castle, and resided there probably until his death, which occurred in 1570.
(A history of the county Dublin. p159.)
?Illustrations, historical and genealogical, of King James's Irish army list ?By John D'Alton, has his father as JOHN Bathe, Chief Justice of teh Common Pleas 1554-
Father: James Bathe
Mother: Elizabeth Burnell
- Eleanor Bathe
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Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham