#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1773 – Death of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, etc. PC (Ire), styled Lord Offaly until 1744 and known as The Earl of Kildare between 1744 and 1761 and as The Marquess of Kildare between 1761 and 1766, was an Irish nobleman, soldier and politician. He was the 20th Earl of Kildare and Baron […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1773 – Death of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, etc. PC (Ire), styled Lord Offaly until 1744 and known as The Earl of Kildare between 1744 and 1761 and as The Marquess of Kildare between 1761 and 1766, was an Irish nobleman, soldier and politician. He was the 20th Earl of Kildare and Baron […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1773 – Death of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, etc. PC (Ire), styled Lord Offaly until 1744 and known as The Earl of Kildare between 1744 and 1761 and as The Marquess of Kildare between 1761 and 1766, was an Irish nobleman, soldier and politician. He was the 20th Earl of Kildare and Baron […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1773 – Death of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, etc. PC (Ire), styled Lord Offaly until 1744 and known as The Earl of Kildare between 1744 and 1761 and as The Marquess of Kildare between 1761 and 1766, was an Irish nobleman, soldier and politician. He was the 20th Earl of Kildare and Baron […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1773 – Death of James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, etc. PC (Ire), styled Lord Offaly until 1744 and known as The Earl of Kildare between 1744 and 1761 and as The Marquess of Kildare between 1761 and 1766, was an Irish nobleman, soldier and politician. He was the 20th Earl of Kildare and Baron […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 19 November:

1783 – The Volunteers’ parliamentary reform bill is rejected by the Irish House of Commons, 157 to 77. 1798 – Theobald Wolfe Tone dies from a stab wound to his neck which he inflicted upon himself on November 12; his attempted suicide is the result of being refused a soldier’s execution by firing squad and […]

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