Definitions for fitzgerald, lord edward

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fitzgerald, lord edward

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fitzgerald, Lord Edward

    the younger son of the Duke of Leinster, born at Carlton Castle, near Dublin; spent his early years in France; joined the English army and served with distinction in the American War; in 1784 he was elected to the Irish Parliament, and opposed the English Government; was attracted to France by the Revolution, but returned to Ireland and joined the United Irishmen in 1796, and began plotting the rising of 1798; his scheme was betrayed, and he was arrested in Dublin after a determined resistance, during which he received wounds of which he died in prison (1763-1798).

Translation

Find a translation for the fitzgerald, lord edward definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these fitzgerald, lord edward definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"fitzgerald, lord edward." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/fitzgerald, lord edward>.

Are we missing a good definition for fitzgerald, lord edward? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for fitzgerald, lord edward:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.