Fitzgerald (d.1068), Sugan earl, carried on war in Munster,
captured by White knight Edmund Fitzgibbon, d. insane in Tower.
Maurice Fitzgerald (d.1176), br. of David
II, led sally at Dublin, bur. Wexford.
Raymond Fitzgerald (d.?1182), Le
Gros, representative of Strongbow, 1170, captured Waterford,
led Dublin expedition, relieved Strongbow when besieged at Waterford,
1174, and married his sister, defeated Donald OBrien, 1176,
ruled Ireland till arrival of Fitzaldhelm, and reduced Cork.
Maurice Fitzgerald (1194-1257), baron
of Offaly, justiciar of Ireland, warred in Connaught.
Gerald Fitzgerald (d.1204), lord of Offaly,
son of Maurice Fitzgerald (d.1176), distinguished as opponent
of Roderic OConor, received Kildare property from Strongbow.
Maurice Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald (?1238-?1277),
baron of Offaly, justiciar, granted Athlone, shrievelty of Connaught,
Maurice Fitzgerald (d.1268), inherited
barony of Offay, drowned Irish Sea.
Gerald Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald (?1265-?1287),
Baron of Offaly, attacked Irish.
John Fitzgerald (d.1316), 1st earl of
Maurice Fitzgerald (1318-90), 4th earl
of Kildare, aka Maurice Fitzthomas, opposed anglicisation, present
with Edward III at siege of Calais
Maurice Fitzgerald (d.1356), 1st earl
Gerald Fitzgerald (d.1398), 4th, prop.
3rd, earl, justiciar of Ireland, 1367-69, and poet.
Thomas Fitzgerald (d.1328), justiciar,
m. Joan, dg. Richard d Burgh, earl of Ulster, led army against
Robert the Bruce, partisan of Roger Mortimer.
Gerald Fitzgerald (1487-1534), ed. England,
lord justice and deputy, 1513, removed on Ormondes charge
of maladministration, 1520, reappointed, removed, imprisoned in
Tower, 1526, returned with Skeffington, wounded at Birr, 1533,
died in Tower
Thomas Fitzgerald (d.1477), 7th earl,
variously deputy for Richard and for Clarence.
Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald (?1528-1589),
the Fair Elizabeth, dg. 9th earl.
Gerald Fitzgerald (d.1585), 15th earl,
repeatedly arrested, and escaped, carried on war in Munster, submitted,
rebelled, and recaptured after 4 years, to be killed at Glenaghty
m. Eleanor [née Butler], Countess of Desmond.
Gerald Fitzgerald (1525-1585), 11th earl,
ed. France and Rome, served against Moors, eastates restored by
Edward VI, fought against Irish and Spanish, imprisoned on suspicion,
released, returned to Ireland, d. in London.
Gerald Fitzgerald (d.1513), 8th and great
earl, deputy-gov. of Ireland, 1477, in opposition to nominee of
Edward IV, pardoned by Henry VIII, attainted, imprisoned in Tower
as partisan of Warbeck, 1494, deputy of Ireland, 1496, died of
wounds in battle with Leinster sept.
James Fitzgerald (?1570-?1601), 15th earl,
imprisoned in Tower for 16 years, sent to Munster, failed to bring
Geraldines to allegiance, died in London
James Fitzjohn Fitzgerald (d.1540), 13th
earl, slain by Sir Maurice of Desmond nr. Cork.
Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald (d.1579), captain of Desmond Rebellion,
submitted to Perrot, 1573; retired to France, Spain and Italy,
planning invasion of Ireland with Gregory and Stukley, reaching
Ireland at Dingle, 1579, killed by Theobald Burke in skirmish.
Sir John Fitzgerald (d.1581), of Desmond,
rebel, hanged in Cork.
John Fitzedmund Fitzgerald (1528-1612),
dean of Cloyne.
Katharine Fitzgerald (?1500-1604), old
Countess of Desmond, believed to have lived 140 years.
Thomas Fitzgerald (1513-1537) [Silken Thomas], baron of
Offaly and 10th earl of Kildare
deputy-gov. 1534, renounced allegiance and slew Archb. Allen,
submitted to Lord Leonard Grey, 1535, executed at Tyburn with
his 5 uncles [vide infra].
George Fitzgerald (1611-1660),
16th earl, rebuilt Maynooth, friend of Shirley; parliamentarian
Gov. of Dublin, 1647 [vide infra].
James Fitzgerald (1722-1773), 1st Duke
of Leinster, procured recall of Dorset from Ireland, 1754, Lord
James Fitzgerald (1742-1835), ed. TCD,
bar, MP Ennis 1772, spoke against the Union, refused peerage,
though his wife became Baroness Fitzgerald, 1826.
Edward Fitzgerald (1763-1798) [Lord Edward
Fitzgerald; vide infra].
Edward Fitzgerald (?1770-1807), insurgent,
released for Wexford gaol by mob, surrendered to Wilford, imprisoned
in Dublin, rearrested in England, 1800, d. Hamburg.
Maurice Fitzgerald (1774-1849), knight
of Kerry, MP for Kerry in Dublin and London, lord of treasury,
1827, vice-treasurer of Ireland, 1830, lost seat at Reform Act.
Pamela Fitzgerald (?1776-1831), wife of
Lord Edward, putatively of Newfoundland descent, prob. dg. of
Mme. de Genlis and Duke dOrlean; remarried after her husbands
George Robert Fitzgerald (?1748-1786),
Fighting Fitzgerald, eloped and m. dg. Thomas Conolly,
executed for murder of Patrick McDonnell [vide infra].
Sir John Foster Fitzgerald (?1784-1877),
KCB, GCB 1862, field-marshal 1875, MP Co Clare 1852-57, d. Tours.
William Robert Fitzgerald (1749-1804),
2nd duke of Leinster, MP for Dublin, colonel of Dublin regt. of
Irish Volunteers, the first K.P., 1783; master of rolls in Ireland,
1788, supported Union, made great efforts to save his br. Lord
William Thomas Fitzgerald (?1759-1829),
clerk in navy pay office, author of patriotic effusions, parodied
in Rejected Addresses.
William Vesey Fitzgerald (1783-1843),
baron Fitzgerald and Vesey, privy-councillor, MP for Clare, 1818,
envoy to Sweden, 1820-03, defeated by OConnell in Clare,
1828, held Cornish boroughs, MP Ennis 1831, succeeded to his mothers
peerage, 1832, created baron by Peel, 1835.
Sir Peter George Fitzgerald (1808-1880),
19th knight of Kerry, vice-treasurer of Ireland in Peels
Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883), author
of Rubaiyat [vide infra].
William Fitzgerald (1814-1883), ed. TCD,
archdeacon of Kildare, bishop of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross, 1857-62,
translated to Killaloe, 1862, ed. Butlers Analogy
Sir William Robert Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald
(1818-1885), gov. of Bombay.
James Edward Fitzgerald (1818-1896), prime
minister of New Zealand, ed. Cambridge.
John David Fitzgerald (1816-1889) liberal
MP for Ennis, 1852, attorney-gen. 1855.
Henry Vesey Fitzgerald (d.1860), dean
of Emly, and later Kilmore.
Sir Thomas Judkin Fitzgerald (d.1810),
1st baronet, high sherriff of Tipperary, notorious in suppression
of Rebellion of 1798; chancellor of York.