Elizabeth Fitzgerald (FitzGerald of Kildare) (1527 - 1590)

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Nicknames: "The Fair Geraldine", "Elizabeth Clinton", "Elizabeth Browne"
Birthplace: England
Death: Died
Managed by: Carole (Erickson) Pomeroy, Vol. Curator
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About Elizabeth Fitzgerald (FitzGerald of Kildare)

Lady Elizabeth FitzGerald, Countess of Lincoln (1527 – March 1590), also known as The Fair Geraldine, was an Irish noblewoman and a member of the celebrated FitzGerald dynasty. She became the second wife of Sir Anthony Browne and later the third wife of English admiral Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln. She was the inspiration for The Geraldine, a sonnet written by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. Queen Elizabeth I of England, whom Elizabeth served as a lady-in-waiting, was her close friend.


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July, 1540
Age 13
March, 1590
Age 63