Gerald Fitzgerald, 3rd Lord Decies

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Sir Gerald Fitzgerald, 3rd Lord Decies was the son of John Fitzgerald and Ellen, daughter of Maurice FitzGibbon, the White Knight, and was the third of the Lords of Decies.[1]

The Decies property was originally a part of the Desmond estate until James, the 8th Earl of Desmond, bequeathed to his younger son, Gerald, Decies and Dromana Castle.[2]

Sir Gerald Fitzgerald married Ellice, daughter of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond and had issue:[3]

  • Sir Maurice Fitzgerald
  • Sir James Fitzgerald
  • Gerald Fitzgerald
  • Mary, who married Sir Oliver Grace

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Burke, Sir Bernard (1866). A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire London: Harrison, p. 561
  2. ^ Power, Patrick (1907). The Place Names of Decies London: David Nutt, p. 104.
  3. ^ Burke, A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, p. 561

References[edit]

Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Fitzgerald
Lord of Decies
1533–1553
Succeeded by
Sir Maurice Fitzgerald

Ancestry[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Burke, Sir Bernard (1866). A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire. London: Harrison. 
  • Power, Patrick (1907). The Place Names of Decies. London: David Nutt.