Gerald FitzGerald, 14th Earl of Kildare

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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FitzGerald, Gerald, 14th Earl of Kildare, grandson of the 9th Earl, succeeded on the death of his cousin in 1599. He was well affected towards the Crown, and occupied several positions of trust. He died 11th February 1612, and his obsequies were solemnized at Maynooth; but his remains were not buried at Kildare until November. He married Elizabeth Nugent, daughter of Lord Delvin.

Sources

202. Kildare, The Earls of, and their Ancestors: from 1057 to 1773, with Supplement: Marquis of Kildare. 2 vols. Dublin, 1858-'62.

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