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Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond (c. 1533—1583) nobleman

 

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Desmond, Gerald FitzGerald, 14th earl of

(c. 1533—1583)


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(c.1533–1583).

The son of a usurper, Gerald had little formal education and certainly no training as a courtier, unlike his great rival, Black Tom Butler, 10th earl of Ormond. Because ...


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