Alison FitzGerald (Eustace), Countess of Kildare

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Alison FitzGerald (Eustace)

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Birthplace: County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland
Death: Died in Kilcullen, County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rowland Eustace, 1st and Last Baron Portlester and Genet Eustace
Wife of Geroid Mór FitzGerald, 8th Earl of Kildare
Mother of Lady Alice Fitzgerald; Lady Margaret Butler (Fitzgerald); Gerald Fitzgerald, 9th Earl of Kildare; Eleanor Fitzgerald; Ellis Fitzgerald and 2 others
Sister of Margaret Eustace

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About Alison FitzGerald (Eustace), Countess of Kildare

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Alison Eustace:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p4886.htm#i48856

Alison Eustace [1]

  • F, #48856,
  • d. 22 November 1495
  • Last Edited=20 Sep 2009

Alison Eustace was the daughter of Rowland Eustace, 1st and last Baron of Portlester and Genet Bellew.[1],[2]

She married Gerald FitzGerald, 8th Earl of Kildare, son of Thomas FitzMaurice FitzGerald, 7th Earl of Kildare and Lady Joan FitzGerald, circa 1478.[1]

She died on 22 November 1495.[1]

As a result of her marriage, Alison Eustace was styled as Countess of Kildare circa 1478. From circa 1478, her married name became FitzGerald.

Children of Alison Eustace and Gerald FitzGerald, 8th Earl of Kildare

  • 1. Lady Margaret FitzGerald+[1] d. 1542
  • 2. Lady Ellis FitzGerald+[1]
  • 3. Lady Elizabeth FitzGerald [1]
  • 4. Lady Eleanor FitzGerald [1]
  • 5. Gerald FitzGerald, 9th Earl of Kildare+[1] b. 1487, d. 13 Dec 1534

Citations

  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2298. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976). Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.
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Alison FitzGerald (Eustace), Countess of Kildare's Timeline

1457
1457
County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland
1466
1466
Age 9
Tyrone,Ireland
1472
1472
Age 15
Castletown,Kildrought,Kildare,Ireland
1478
1478
Age 21
Maynooth, Laraghbryan, Kildare, Ireland
1478
Age 21
1480
1480
Age 23
1485
1485
Age 28
Maynooth, Laraghbryan, Kildare, Ireland
1487
1487
Age 30
Kildare, County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland
1490
1490
Age 33
Cill Dara, Ireland
1495
November 22, 1495
Age 38
Kilcullen, County Kildare, Leinster, Ireland