Name: Patrick FitzMaurice
Suffix: 17th Lord Of Kerry 1
Reference Number: 17th Lord of Kerry (d 12.08.1600)
Death: 12 AUG 1600 in Downlogh, Ireland
Burial: Grey Friar, Muckross
Cause: In A Rebellion
Change Date: 17 AUG 2008
Patrick FitzMaurice, 15th Baron of Kerry and Lixnaw was educated at England in the courts of Mary and Elizabeth.
In 1580 he returned to Ireland, and joined the rebellion of the Earl of Desmond, and was taken prisoner. In 1581 he escaped from Limerick Castle. In 1587 he was recaptured by the English, and held prisoner in Dublin Castle for a time. He succeeded to the title of 15th Baron of Kerry and Lixnaw [I., c. 1295] on 16 December 1590. In 1592 he agreed to pay a further rent to the Crown, but then rebelled again. He was commander of the 500 foot and 60 horse in 1599.
Father: Thomas FitzMaurice b: 1502
Mother: Catharine MacCarthy More
- Thomas FitzMaurice b: 1574
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Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham