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History of the Earls of Desmond

Charles O"L Ronayne

History of the Earls of Desmond

and Earl of Cork and Sir Walter Raleigh in Munster, and a history andguide to the religious and collegiate foundations in Youghal

by Charles O"L Ronayne

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Published by M"Caw, Stevenson & OOrr, Ltd in London .
Written in English

  • Geraldine family.,
  • Raleigh, -- Walter, Sir, -- 1552?-1618.,
  • Youghal, Ireland -- Description.

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    Statementby Charles O"L. Ronayne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
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    Open LibraryOL21062138M

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The title of Earl of Desmond has been held historically by lords in Ireland, first as a title outside of the peerage system and later as part of the Peerage of Ireland.

[1]The original Barony of Desmond in the province of Munster was held by descendants of Thomas FitzMaurice FitzGerald, Lord of O' was a younger son of Maurice FitzGerald, Lord of Lanstephan, a key supporter. The Earls of Desmond, The Rise and Fall of a Munster Lordship Paperback – January 1, by Gerald O'Carroll (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gerald O'Carroll Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Gerald O'Carroll. Teigue O'Brien plundered Desmond, and obliged the Burkes of Clanwilliam to acknowledge his authority, and only spared the city of Limerick for a consideration of sixty marks.

The Earl of Desmond appears to have exerted himself in every way for the national benefit. He founded a college in Youghal, with a warden, eight fellows, and eight choristers.

Author identified in NUC pre NG Addeddate Call number Camera Canon 5D External-identifier. The Earls of Desmond of course became totally gaelicised and indeed rebelled strongly against the British governments, losing all in the end.

And it should be noted that often there was friendly interaction with the Kings of Desmond: for example the wife of the last MacCarthy Mor was a sister of the then Earl of Desmond!.

The eighth Earl of Thomond, however, (to his great honour be it mentioned,) left him a legacy of twenty thousand pounds. The history of the two families of Thomond and Desmond may well induce a doubt of the correctness of a saying attributed to Lord Burleigh, that "nobility is nothing but ancient riches.".

Earl of Desmond [From the Dublin Penny Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, J ]. The castle of Mogeely, in Ireland, two miles from Tallow, was a principal seat of the Desmond family.

At this castle resided Thomas, the great Earl of Desmond, who had a favorite steward that often took great liberties with his lord; and by his permission, tyrannized over the earl's tenants equally with his master.

John of Desmond was killed north of Cork in early The Geraldine earl was pursued by English forces until the end. From tohis supporters evaded capture in History of the Earls of Desmond book mountains of Kerry. On 2 November the earl was hunted down and killed near Tralee in Kerry by the O'Moriarty family.

The clan chief, Maurice, received 1, pounds. The Earldom of Desmond, Descended from one of the first Anglo-Norman invaders in the late s, the Fitzgerald earls of Desmond came to dominate the political, economic and social life of Munster for much of the succeeding four s: 1.

Top image: Representation of Eleanor, Countess of Desmond, from the author’s book ‘Eleanor Countess of Desmond’. Source: Provided by the author. By Anne Chambers. Eleanor Countess of Desmond available from and For more information about the author and her books see The other is the refusal of ‘Black Tom’, the earl of Ormond, to settle for clear victory in Munster inchoosing rather, in the manner of a vendetta, to pursue the fifteenth earl of Desmond to his doom.

This was a mistake: over decades the earldom of Desmond's rough appearance had made the Butler operation look good. THE EARLS OF DESMOND. 43 future fealty of the Earl, and that in future he would be obedient and answerable to the King, and if ever he acted otherwise these nobles pledged their lands and themselves 'corpus pro corpore,' to have the said Earl forthcoming within two months after the receipt of the King's Writ for that pur-pose.

The history of the Earls of Desmond continues to fascinate. News report from The main catalogue contains references to further reading on the subject. _____ 1 From 'Ireland, as described by Lawrence Nowel, Dean of Lichfield, History of the Earls of Desmond book died ', History of.

IE MOD/71 discusses the fate of the Earl’s head. The history of the Earls of Desmond continues to fascinate as evidenced by publications on the subject in recent times. A small selection of notes on the Earls of Desmond (series ref IE MOD/23) is transcribed below in illustration of the research conducted by Michael O’Donohoe.

The Geraldines, earls of Desmond [O'daly, Daniel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Geraldines, earls of DesmondAuthor: Daniel O'daly. "No. The Earls of Desmond" is an article from The Journal of the Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland, Volume View more articles from The Journal of the Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL:   The earls of Desmond were never able to establish a solid relationship with a ruling Ó Briain dynasty, as they had with the Mic Charthaigh Mór.

This was chiefly due to the fact that the Desmond Geraldines had little claim to overlordship of the Uí Bhriain and no ‘ancient precedence’ upon which to base such a claim. The Desmond Rebellion, including an account of the rivalry between Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormonde, and Gerald or Garrett Fitzgerald, 15th Earl of Desmond, from 'A History of Ireland and Her People' by Eleanor Hull.

Castle, and the Earls of Desmond and Ormonde stood sponsors at the font’. Hayman and Graves, p. An example of the rather careless way in which some previous writers have handled the story of the earl of Desmond can be seen in R.J.

Mitchell, John Tiptoft. The Munster branch who served as Earls of Desmond, were located at Dingle and were known as the Knights of Kerry. Between the years andsixteen Fitzgeralds held the title ‘Earl of Desmond’. They were estimated to have owned one million acres of land and they had castles in the baronies of Coshmore and Coshbride in Waterford.

To the 3rdDesmond, in orthe Earl (Sussex) being in England with the Queen, went with an army of man of war into Tomond, to the aid of certain of the O'Briens against the Earl of Tomond, "being by the said Earl of Tomond besieged in a castle;" and he fought against the said Earl of Tomond and killed a great number of the Queen's.

Desmond and his faithful Countess took to the woods and mountains – the Earl, now unable to ride, carried on the shoulders of his bodyguard through the bogs.

Suddenly, there came a spark of hope. A fleet from Corunna had landed Spaniards and Italians on the Irish coast. It was not that Desmond’s few survivors needed, but 8, Tralee's history is traced from the founding of the town by the Norman family FitzGerald, later Earls of Desmond, through their fall with the killing of the last reigning Earl in and the arrival of the Dennys, Blennerhassetts and others of the New English, then the burnings of the town and the narrow franchise of the eighteenth century until the democratic overthrow of the old s: 1.

Verleihungen, nachgeordnete und weitere Titel. In erster Verleihung wurde der Titel August für Maurice FitzGerald, of Desmond geschaffen, der bereits den in der Peerage of Ireland geschaffenen Titel Baron Desmond führte.

In Folge der Desmond-Rebellionen wurden die Titel dem Earl wegen Hochverrats aberkannt. Earls of Desmond. The fall of the house of Desmond by Sister Margaret MacCurtain, Journal of the Kerry Archaeological & Historical Society, The Geraldines of West Limerick: their arrival and history, by “Orjay”, Limerick Leader 1/4/, p The Geraldines of West Limerick: more about the Earls of Desmond, Limerick Leader 8/4/, p The Geraldines of West Limerick: last phase of.

The Earl's brother Sir John of Desmond was caught & killed in December and John FitzGerald, Seneschal of Imokilly, surrendered on Jun By his second marriage, the 15th Earl left two sons, the eldest being James FitzGerald, 16th & last Earl of Desmond () who spent most of.

The execution of the 7th Earl of Desmond provoked an immediate and violent reaction. The dead earl’s elder sons ‘raised their standards and drew their swords, resolved to avenge their father’s murder’.

James younger brother, Gerald, laid waste a great deal in Leith and Munster in revenge for his father. Micheal MacLiammóir (born Alfred Willmore) was an actor, designer, writer and founder of The Gate Theatre.

His acting career started early as a child actor in London. This is a list of the present and extant earls in the Peerages of the England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland, and the United that it does not include extant earldoms which have become merged (either through marriage or elevation) with marquessates or dukedoms and are today only seen as subsidiary titles.

Desmond, Gerald, 15th Earl, son of preceding by his second wife, succeeded on the death of his father in He is known to English writers as the "Rebel Earl," or "Ingens Rebellibus Exemplar." "Soon after his father's death," says O'Daly, "surrounded by a noble retinue of youths, all of honourable birth, he proceeded to do homage to the Queen, by whom he was graciously received, and.

John FitzGerald, 4th Earl of Desmond (died ) was the son of Gerald FitzGerald, 3rd Earl of Desmond. He married and had one son, Thomas, who succeeded him as Earl of Desmond. According to Burke, John FitzGerald married Joan Roche, the daughter of Lord Fermoy.

On March 4, FitzGerald drowned at Ardfinnan on the River Suir, returning from an incursion into the territory of the Earl. Gerald Fitzgerald, 14th or 15th earl of Desmond, byname The Rebel Earl, (born c.

—died NovemGlenageenty, County Kerry, Ireland), Irish Roman Catholic nobleman who led one of the three major Irish rebellions against English rule under Queen Elizabeth I. The son of James FitzJohn, 13th earl of Desmond, he succeeded to his father’s title and lands in Munster.

History buffs lined up in Fennessy's Bar in Limerick on Monday night to get hold of a signed copy of Gerald O'Carroll's fourth book entitled 'The Earls of Desmond: The Rise and Fall of a Munster. Desmond Seward’s book is a short account of the Hundred Years’ War.

It was written in the 70s, and its style is from that era. It emphasizes the kings and major players and battles, but it isn’t strong on the social and technological developments of the time, which significantly influenced the course of the s: Thomas FitzJames FitzGerald, 7th Earl of Desmond (died /68), called 'Thomas of Drogheda', and also known as the Great Earl, was the son of James FitzGerald, 6th Earl of Desmond and Mary de was Lord Deputy of Ireland under the Lieutenancy of Duke of Clarence from to his death, and in founded the College of plan to found a University at Drogheda failed due to.

Medievalist Desmond Seward examines the history through the biographies of five individuals. His choice of subjects mixes nobility and common soldier, and includes two extraordinary women.

The result is a vividly human picture of a distant time and place. the Earl of Oxford, William Hasting, and John Morton. The women (Margaret Beaufort and Reviews: History of Ormonde titles. The earldom of Ormond was originally created in for James many subsequent years, the earls took significant roles in the government of Ireland, and kept a tradition of loyalty to the English crown and to English custom.

Earl of Desmond Hotel is located just outside Tralee. This elegant property offers rooms looking onto its landscaped gardens. Each room at Earl of Desmond Hotel has attractive design and includes a flat-screen TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Some rooms look onto the fields behind the property.8/10(95).

A land of contrasts. For Elizabeth, Ireland was very much 'an unwelcome inheritance'. The island witnessed the last private battle between Tudor magnates (the earls of Desmond.

"Gerald the 'Rhymer', as his subjects named him, 4th Earl of Desmond (),was known as 'the poet' His learning was so deep and his acquirements so wide, that he was regarded as a magician." taken from the book, 'The Story of the Irish Race by Seumas MacManus, chapter XL,The Geraldines, pagecopyright MCMXXI.

DESMOND, GERALD FITZGERALD, 15th Earl of (d. ), Irish leader, was son of James, 14th earl, by his second wife More O’Carroll. His father had agreed in Januaryas one of the terms of his submission to Henry VIII., to send young Gerald to be educated in England.

Maurice FitzThomas FitzGerald, 1st Earl of Desmond, Irish nobleman in the Peerage of Ireland, Captain of Desmond Castle in Kinsale, so-called ruler of Munster, and for a short time Lord Justice of Ireland, dies at Dublin Castle on Janu FitzGerald is the second son of Thomas FitzMaurice FitzGerald, 2nd Baron Desmond by his wife Margaret.

His father dies in when he is .It is a typical tower house and there were defensive outworks and a causeway on its approach. After the plantation of Munster and the fall of the Earls of Desmond, the lands at Lough Gur were granted to Sir George Bouchier, son of the second Earl of Bath.