John Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin, "Cracked Jack"
- Sources yet to be consulted:
John Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin
"Cracked Jack", born 1813.
He mar 1835 to Clara Anne Blennerhassett
He inherited 1854.
He is said to have burnt many of the family papers dating back centuries.
He died 1866.
They had issue:
- Desmond John Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin,
- Nesta Fitzgerald,
Clara Nesta Fitzgerald,
mar 1882 to Major Arthur Blennerhassett
and had issue.
- Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin, born 1862,
Riddlestown Park, Co.Limerick,
he sold Riddlestown, but kept Blennerhassett portraits,
- Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin,
7th Duke of Marlborough
and hence of
- Desmond Fitzgerald, 29th Knight of Glin,
born 1937, art expert,
Episode 7: Glin Castle, Co. Limerick
"Cé a Chónaigh i mo Theachsa?"
("Who Lived in My House?"),
Presented by Manchán Magan
First aired 23 Feb 2012.
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