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  • ID: I17441
  • Name: Maurice FITZMAURICE , 2nd Earl of Desmond 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 2nd Earl of /Desmond/, Maurice FitzMaurice
  • Birth: 31 JUL 1336 in Newcastle in Connello, Limerick, Ireland 2
  • Death: BET 20 APR AND 5 JUN 1358 in Desmond, Kerry, Ireland 3 2
  • Note:
    EARLDOM OF DESMOND (II) 1356

    MORICE (FITZ MORICE), EARL OF DESMOND, son and heir, born 31 July 1336, at Newcastle in Connello, co. Limerick, and baptised there the next day. On 14 Feb. 1355/6 he was given the custody of his father's lands till he came of age, and had livery of those lands, 16 October 1357, his homage being respited.

    He married, in 1350, Beatrice, daughter of Ralph (DE STAFFORD), EARL OF STAFFORD, by Margaret, daughter and heir of Hugh (D'AUDLEY), EARL OF GLOUCESTER. On 14 February 1355/6 he and his wife had livery of the lands of which they bad been jointly enfeoffed. He died s.p. between 20 April and 5 June 1358, aged 21, being drowned in crossing the Irish sea. The custody of his castles and of two-thirds of his manors, &c., was committed, by reason of the minority of his heir, to Ralph, Earl of Stafford, 1 August 1358. His widow was still under age, 16 June 1358, when her guardians were appointed for a year. Her dower was ordered to be assigned, 1 August 1358. She married, 2ndly (royal lic., 1 January 1358/9), before 24 September 1359, Sir Thomas de Ros, of Helmsley, co. York [LORD Ros]. He, who was born 13 January 1336/7, at Stoke Albany, Northants, and baptised there, died 8 June 1384, at Uffington, co. Lincoln, aged 47, and was buried in Rievaulx Abbey. She married 3rdly (pardon for marrying without royal lic., 20 August 1385) Sir Richard de BURLEY, of Birley, co. Hereford, who died s.p., 23 May 1387, at Villalpando in the Kingdom of Leon, being then Chief Marshal of the English Army. She died 13 or 14 April 1415. [Complete Peerage IV:241-2, XIV:255, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Maurice FITZTHOMAS , 1st Earl of Desmond b: 1293 in Desmond, Kerry, Ireland
    Mother: Margaret O'BRIEN b: ABT 1293 in Thomond, North Munster, Clare, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Beatrice de STAFFORD b: 1338 in Tunbridge, Staffordshire, England
    • Married: 1350 in 1st husband 4 5 6

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 1-6
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:241-2
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 1-6
      Text: 1358
    4. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 1-6
      Text: no date
    5. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2680
      Text: 1350
    6. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: IV:241-2
      Text: 1350
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