[Sir] John Netterville
?-1659 [2nd Viscount of Doweth, or Dowth]; joined Lord Moore at Drogheda in 1641; imprisoned in Dublin; joined Gen. Prestons Leinster army, and later adhered to Ormond and Clanricarde, 1648; retired to England 1653. ODNB
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Dowth: During the 12th century Mellifont Abbey was the dominant landowner in the vicinity of Dowth, Co. Meath, while a number of Anglo-Irish families also held land there incl. the Nettervilles, possibly the most successful of these, who held the lordship of Dowth from the early 14th century to the late 20th century, their possessions being amplified by dissolution of the monasteries (see Francis John Byrne, et al., Historical Knowth and its Hinterland, RIA 2009).
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