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old countess of Desmond

Richard Sainthill

old countess of Desmond

an inquiry.

by Richard Sainthill

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Published by (privately printed) in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Vol.1 reprinted from the proceedings of the Royal Irish academy, VII.

ContributionsFitzgerald, Katherine, countess of Desmond.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19277213M

  Fay Weldon's new novel, "The New Countess", is the third in her Dilberne family trilogy. The first book, "Habits of the House" was an excellent story of a London family in transition, both in the family quarters upstairs and the staff quarters below stairs/5. 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.

An Old Man's Love is the last completed work by Anthony Trollope, published posthumously in Trollope was one of the most successful and respected English novelists of the Victorian era with more than 40 published novels that are regarded by some as among the greatest of 19th-century fiction. 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.

The jacket prefaces it with "As Wicked a Woman", but the title page and the title on the spine omit this and merely read Eleanor, Countess of Desmond. Circa".I have never seen a jacket and title page disagree before. (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, .


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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.

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With Numismatic Crumbs ()Author: Richard Sainthill. Old countess of Desmond book 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.

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The Old Countess of Desmond, an Inquiry. from the Proc., Roy. Irish Acad, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. 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]. 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.

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.

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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. 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. 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.

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”.

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. The Old Countess of Desmond an Inquiry Did She Ever Seek Redress at the Court of Queen Elizabeth by Richard Sainthill and a great selection of related books, art .James Desmond, 13th Earl.

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