Name: Geoffrey de Marisco 1
Death: ABT 1243
Occupation: Justiciar of Ireland
Change Date: 15 MAR 2010
In 1219, Geoffrey de Marisco, the Justiciar, brought a hosting into Desmumu, encamping at Áth na h-Uamha (Athnowen or Ovens), destroying the corn crop of the whole country, and building the castle of Magh Rátha (Murragh).
In 1221 Geoffrey de Marisco, justiciar of Ireland, is accused of financial irregularities and resigns.
On June 22, 1226 at Winchester, Earl William Marshal resigned as Justiciar and Geoffrey de Marisco was appointed in his place.
Had a son Robert (d abt 1243) who had a dau and heiress Christiana: see ?The Heiress as Fortune-Maker and Widow in Thirteenth-Century Anglo-Norman Ireland: Christiana de Marisco, Matilda de Lacy and the de Genevre brothers?
by Gillian Kenny Department of Medieval History, UCD
Father: Robert De Marisco
Mother: Jane Comyn
Jane de Esserley or Esserby
- de Marisco
- John de Marisco or Marsh
- Type: Book
Periodical: The History of the County of Dublin
Author: Francis Elrington Ball