FitzGerald (Thomas) (8th earl of Desmond)

  • c.1420–1468
Thomas fitz James FitzGerald, 8th (or 7th) earl of Desmond, son of James fitz Gerald FitzGerald and Mary, daughter of Uilleag Burke.

earl of Desmond earldom of Desmondearldom of Desmond

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See also: Caitlín [daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald]Caitlín ... daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald
(d. 1506)
daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald (d. 1468), eighth earl of Desmond, and wife of Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach (d. 1505). She and her husband were credited as patrons of the Book of Lismore.
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FitzGerald dynasty of DesmondFitzGerald dynasty of Desmond
Leading family in Ireland, originally Anglo-Norman or Cambro-Norman, that produced the earls of Desmond.
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Reference works (select)

McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed. (2009), Online: Royal Irish Academy; Cambridge University Press. URL: <>.
Beresford (David), ‘FitzGerald, Thomas fitz James’ direct link