From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878
Desmond, Nicholas, 3rd Earl, brother of preceding. Being an idiot, Edward III. granted custody of the Desmond estates to his younger brother Gerald. Nicholas died childless in 1367.
147. Geraldine Documents: Edited by Rev. James Graves: in Journal of the Archaeological Association of Ireland, October, 1869.
From a sad, comfortless childhood Giles Truelove developed into a reclusive and uncommunicative man whose sole passion was books. For so long they were the only meaning to his existence. But when fate eventually intervened to have the outside world intrude upon his life, he began to discover emotions that he never knew he had.
A story for the genuine booklover, penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St. John Featherstonehaugh.
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