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The old Countess of Desmond

The old Countess of Desmond

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Published by McGlashan & Gill in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nobility -- Biography.,
  • Nobility -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.H. Hardinge ; read before the Royal Irish Academy, February 22, 1864.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, DA916.3 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 283-288
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21866309M

    Countess of Desmond We have all heart of the mysterious Count of St Germain but not many of us are as familiar with the Countess of Desmond as people were in her time. The countess (Katherine Fitzgerald) died in the early 17th century and was reputed to be over years old at the time. For example, Desmond, a years old vampire, is not bonded to live only by night, and he actually doesnt eat anything, but he can drink wine and other beverages. Plus he lives Originally released in , Desmond is the prototype of many vampire Gay Romances of today; probably written in the wake of successful Anne Rice’s vampire novels /5.

    (See "Vicissitudes of Families"--Vol. 2 for a history of the old Countess of Desmond. Most of the following four paragraphs were gleaned from "Colonial Families of the Southern States of America" by Stella Pickett Hardy and Tobias A. Wright, Printer and Publisher, New York, page Burial: Fitzgerald Family Cemetery, Shockoe, . About this Item: Wolfhound, 1st edition. Paperback, F. pp, b/w illustrations, index, a nice fine copy. New. Biography of the wife of the 15th Earl of Desmond who was involved in the Desmond Rebellions and was being pursued across the hills of Munster by the English. grams.

      The records of the old 5th or Jäger battalion, 60th, with which Fitzgerald served in the Peninsula, were arranged by the late Major-general Gibbes Rigaud, and have been published in the 'Maltese Cross,' the regimental newspaper of the 1st battalion king's royal rifles, in ]. Elizabeth Butler, Countess of Desmond and Lady Dingwall (c. ) was the only daughter of Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond, or Black Tom, and his second wife, Elizabeth Sheffield. Life Edit Elizabeth spent some of her most formative years in England, due to her father's influential role in the court of Elizabeth of England.


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Katherine FitzGerald (Irish: Caitríona Nic Gearailt), Countess of Desmond (c. – ) was a noblewoman of the Anglo-Norman FitzGerald dynasty in Ireland. English writers of the Tudor period, including Sir Walter Raleigh, helped popularise "the old Countess of Desmond" as a nickname for her, due to her estimate placed her age at death in excess of years.

Many years later, when writing his book the History of the World (Book 1, chapter V, section 5) Sir Walter Ralegh wrote “I myself knew the Old Countess of Desmond of Inchiquin, in Munster, who lived in the yearand many years since, who was married in Edward the Fourth’s time, and held her jointure from all the Earls of Desmond since then, and that this is true, all the noblemen and.

The Old Countess Of Desmond: Her Identity; Her Portraiture; Her Descent () [Arthur Blennerhasset Rowan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. The Old Countess Of Desmond: An Inquiry Concluded, When Was She Married. With Numismatic Crumbs () [Sainthill, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Old Countess Of Desmond: An Inquiry Concluded, When Was She Married. With Numismatic Crumbs ()Author: Richard Sainthill. 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 Page 12 - knew the old Countess of Desmond of Inchiquin in Munster, who lived in the year and many years since, who was married in Edward the Fourth's time, and held her jointure from all Earls of Desmond since then ; and that this is true all the noblemen and gentlemen of Munster can witness.

The old countess of Desmond, an inquiry. From the Proc., Roy. Irish acad. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Get this from a library. The old Countess of Desmond: an inquiry, Did she ever seek redress at the court of Queen Elizabeth, as recorded in the journal of Robert Sydney, earl of Leycester. and Did she ever sit for her portrait?.

[Richard Sainthill]. Such an excellent book about the Civil Wars that tore England part with a fine history of the life of Eleanor Countess of Desmond. Eleanor Butler married "Garret Fitzgerald" the 15th Earl of Desmond and was almost immediately thrust into practically unimaginable circumstances.4/5.

The old countess of Desmond, an inquiry. From the Proc., Roy. Irish acad: : Richard Sainthill: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda.

TsE OLD COUNTESS OF DESMOND. IT must appear presumptuous in me, thus occupying the position of a yet living, though unhappily absent author, in the observations I am about offering to the Academy on a few points hitherto unnoticed, and which I think throw additional light upon the history of the Old Couun tess of Desmond; but in explanation I.

Alas,was not a good year for The Old Countess of Desmond – perhaps all the stresses of her tenure in the castle and her petition to to King James rattled her (Yes, stress existed even back then) and indeed, she was years old and becoming less agile.

In any case, Katherine died as result of an unusual personal accident. The Old Countess of Desmond, an Inquiry. from the Proc., Roy. Irish Acad, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. And it is to these brave women this book is dedicated.

New Edition Published, February Set in a period of invasion, military conflict, social and political chaos perpetrated by the Tudor conquest of Ireland, the story of Eleanor Countess of Desmond recounts the heroic efforts of a woman to protect her family against insurmountable odds.

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and Did she ever sit for her portrait?See other formats. In particular, two contributors published books about her – Richard Sainthill ‘s book (), simply called “The Old Countess of Desmond – an Inquiry” and Arthur Blennerhasset Rowan () ” the Old Countess of Desmond: her Identity; her Portraiture; her Descent”.

16th century Irish Rebel: Eleanor FitzGerald, Countess of Desmond When discussing bold Irish women of the 16th century on the BeingBess blog, I've previously written about my personal favorite, Grania O'Malley (Anglicized as Grace O'Malley), Irish Pirate Queen of Connaught, whose life so spectacularly collided with Queen Elizabeth I when she.

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Desmond, Catherine, Old Countess, second wife of the 12th Earl, was a FitzGerald of Dromana in the County of was married to the Earl inbut a few years before his death, and gave birth to a daughter, married to Philip Barry Oge.

FITZGERALD, KATHERINE (d. ), the 'old' Countess of Desmond, was daughter of Sir John Fitzgerald, lord of Decies, and became the second wife of Thomas Fitzgerald, twelfth earl of Desmond, some time after The first wife of the earl was Sheela, daughter of Cormac MacCarthy.The Old Countess Of Desmond by Arthur Blennerhasset Rowan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.