Aspects of Irish aristocratic life : essays on the FitzGeralds and Carton House (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Aspects of Irish aristocratic life : essays on the FitzGeralds and Carton House

Author: Patrick J Cosgrove; Karol Mullaney-Dignam; Terence Dooley; University College Dublin Press.
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For almost 800 years, from their arrival with the first wave of Anglo-Normans in 1169, the FitzGeralds - Earls of Kildare and, from 1766, Dukes of Leinster - were the pre-eminent noble family living  Read more...

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Named Person: Fitzgerald (rodzina).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Cosgrove; Karol Mullaney-Dignam; Terence Dooley; University College Dublin Press.
ISBN: 9781906359713 1906359717
OCLC Number: 953163377
Description: 235 s., [16] s. tabl. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements, Foreword: Hon. Desmond Guinness; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Terence Dooley: The FitzGeralds: A Survey History, 1169-2013; Raymond Gillespie: The FitzGeralds and the Making of the Manor of Maynooth; Mary Ann Lyons: The Kildare Ascendancy; Carol O'Connor: Mabel Browne, Countess of Kildare, and the Restoration of the House of Kildare, 1552-1610; Colm Lennon: The Making of the Geraldines: The Kildare FitzGeralds and their Early Historians; Arnold Horner: Creating a Landscape: Carton and its Setting; Karol Mullaney-Dignam: 'French Horns Playing at Every Meal': Musical Activity at Carton, 1747-1895; Terence Dooley: 'Till my Further Orders': Rules Governing Servants at Carton in the mid-Eighteenth Century; Alison FitzGerald: Desiring to 'Look Sprucish': Objects in Context at Carton; William Laffan and Brendan Rooney: Painting Carton: The 2nd Duke of Leinster, Thomas Roberts and William Ashford; Cormac Begadon: The 2nd Duke of Leinster and the Establishment of St Patrick's College, Maynooth; Liam Chambers: Family Politics and Revolutionary Convictions: The Career of Edward FitzGerald (1763-98); Arnold Horner: In the Shadow of the FitzGeralds: Maynooth c.1700 to c.1900; Elizabeth Heggs: Whig Politics and the 3rd Duke of Leinster (1791-1874); Ciaran Reilly: A Middleman in the 1840s: Charles Carey and the Leinster Estate; Patrick Cosgrove: 'Sacrificed for Ready Money': The Leinster Estate and the Irish Land Question, 1870-1908; Thomas Nelson: Lord Frederick FitzGerald (1857-1924) and Local Politics in County Kildare; Terence Dooley: 'The Fairy Godfather as Regards the Estate': Henry Mallaby-Deeley and Carton, 1922-37; Christopher Ridgway: The FitzGerald Legacy; Notes; Index
Responsibility: ed. by Patrick Cosgrove, Terence Dooley and Karol Mullaney-Dignam.

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