George Robert Fitzgerald

Life
1748-86; ed. Eton; ‘Fighting Fitzgerald’, perpetrated an abduction of his brother after several profitable aristocratic marriages in Ireland [incl. elopement with dg. of Thomas Connolly; executed for murder of Patrick M’Donnell, at Castlebar. No works. PI DIB ODNB

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References
D. J. O’Donoghue, The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912);, The Riddle, satirical poem, by the late unhappy GRF (Lon 1787); anthologised in Edkin’s Collection of Poems [qv].

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