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Earl of Desmond Gerald

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[Ir., OGer. Gearovald, from ger, spear; vald, rule]. Historical (1338–98) Hiberno-Norman nobleman, composer of love poetry, who became 3rd Earl of Desmond (i.e. south Munster) in 1358, and...

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Earl of Desmond Gerald

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[Ir., OGer. Gearovald, from ger, spear; vald, rule]. Historical (1338–98) Hiberno-Norman nobleman, composer of love poetry, who became 3rd Earl of Desmond (i.e. south Munster) in 1358, and...

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Desmond, Gerald, 3rd earl of

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(c.1338–1398).

The son of Maurice, the 1st earl, Gerald became earl of Desmond in 1359; at the same time he married Eleanor (d. 1392), daughter of James Butler, earl of ...

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Desmond, Gerald, 3rd earl of (<i>c.</i>1338–1398)

Gearóid MacNiocaill.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 137 words.

(c.1338–1398).

The son of Maurice, the 1st earl, Gerald became earl of Desmond in 1359; at

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Fitzgerald, Gerald fitz Maurice, third earl of Desmond (1338?–1398), justiciar of Ireland and poet

Gearóid Mac Niocaill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 1002 words.

Fitzgerald, Gerald fitz Maurice, third earl of Desmond (1338?–1398), justiciar of Ireland and poet, was born probably in 1338, one of the younger sons of Maurice fitz Thomas Fitzgerald,...

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Fitzgerald, Gerald fitz James, fourteenth earl of Desmond (c. 1533–1583), nobleman

J. J. N. McGurk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 2583 words.

Fitzgerald, Gerald fitz James, fourteenth earl of Desmond (c. 1533–1583), nobleman, was the son of James fitz John Fitzgerald, thirteenth earl of Desmond (d. 1558), and More (or Maud; d....

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Fitzgerald, James fitz Gerald, fifteenth earl of Desmond [called the Queen's Earl, the Tower Earl] (c. 1570–1601), nobleman and prisoner

Anthony M. McCormack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1019 words.

Fitzgerald, James fitz Gerald, fifteenth earl of Desmond [called the Queen's Earl, the Tower Earl] (c. 1570–1601), nobleman and prisoner, was the son and heir of Gerald fitz James...

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Gerald, Earl of Desmond

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 451 words.

[Ir., OGer. Gearovald, from ger, spear; vald, rule]. Historical (1338–98) Hiberno-Norman nobleman, composer of love

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond

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(c. 1533–83).

Fitzgerald succeeded his father in the earldom in 1558, in his mid‐twenties. In 1565 he was wounded in private warfare with Ormond and sent to the Tower 1567–70. From...

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond ([I])

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 69 words.

(c. 1533–83).

Fitzgerald succeeded his father in the earldom in 1558, in his mid‐twenties. In 1565 he was wounded in private warfare with ...

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Desmond, Gerald FitzGerald, 14th earl of

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(c.1533–1583).

The son of a usurper, Gerald had little formal education and certainly no training as a courtier, unlike his great rival, Black Tom Butler, 10th earl of Ormond....

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Desmond, James FitzGerald, 10th earl of

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(d. 1529).

James took over the administration of the lordship while his father was still alive in the 1510s and when Desmond power was under heavy pressure from surrounding...

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Desmond, Thomas FitzGerald, 8th earl of

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(c.1426–1468),

the key figure in an unusual attempt to extend the Dublin administration's normal range of operation by associating the most remote of the three Irish earls with the...

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond (<i>c.</i> 1533–83)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 68 words.

(c. 1533–83).

Fitzgerald succeeded his father in the earldom in 1558, in his mid‐twenties. In 1565 he

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond (<i>c.</i> 1533–83)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 84 words.

Fitzgerald succeeded his father in the earldom in 1558, in his mid-twenties. In 1565 he was wounded in private

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond (<i>c.</i>1533–83)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 84 words.

Fitzgerald succeeded his father in the earldom in 1558, in his mid-twenties. In 1565 he was wounded in private

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Desmond, James FitzGerald, 10th earl of (d. 1529)

Hiram Morgan.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 136 words.

(d. 1529).

James took over the administration of the lordship while his father was still alive in the

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Desmond, Gerald FitzGerald, 14th earl of (1533–1583)

Hiram Morgan.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 157 words.

(c.1533–1583).

The son of a usurper, Gerald had little formal education and certainly no training as a

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Desmond, Thomas FitzGerald, 8th earl of (<i>c.</i>1426–1468)

Steven Ellis.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 149 words.

(c.1426–1468),

the key figure in an unusual attempt to extend the Dublin administration's normal range of operation

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Georóid larla

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Variant form of Gerald, Earl of Desmond.

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Georóid larla

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 9 words.

Variant form of Gerald, Earl of Desmond.

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