Lord Edward Fitzgerald

Standard Name: Fitzgerald, Lord Edward

Connections

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Cultural formation Lady Cynthia Asquith
LCA was a member of the British aristocracy; both her mother (English) and her father (Scots) came from long-titled families. Her formative experiences were those of a member of her class. Through her mother her...
Friends, Associates Emily Eden
EE 's friends included George Villiers (Lord Clarendon) and his sister Lady Theresa Villiers (later Lewis), and Pamela Fitzgerald (later Lady Campbell) .
Lady Campbell was the daughter of romantically-associated parents: Lord Edward Fitzgerald ...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Hervey
Hester Piozzi referred all this as common knowledge when she met EH . Hervey remained a friend of Merry after his marriage and perhaps shared his acquaintance with the Irish patriot Lord Edward Fitzgerald ...
Occupation Thomas Moore
TM later established himself as a biographer with a string of books: Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1825), an edition of Letters and Journals of Lord Byron (1830), and...
politics Helen Maria Williams
HMW 's associate John Hurford Stone celebrated the new Republic at a British Club dinner party in Paris: Lord Edward Fitzgerald toasted radical writers (including Williams, Anna Letitia Barbauld , and Charlotte Smith ).
McCarthy, William. Anna Letitia Barbauld, Voice of the Enlightenment. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
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Keen, Paul. “Review”. Eighteenth Century Fiction, No. 2, pp. 229 - 35.
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Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
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Textual Features Anna Wheeler
It is a melodramatic tale of a noble Irish nationalist rebel (suggestive of Lord Edward Fitzgerald ) executed by a decadent and worthless member of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy, Captain Cleaveland, who comes from a section...
Textual Features Elizabeth Hervey
It is variously and descriptively set in Wales (where it opens near the mountains of Snowdon and Penmaenmawr), Ireland, and South Carolina, where Ned's adventures begin with landing at Charlestown (or Charleston)...
Textual Production Katharine Tynan
KT said she began writing her novel about an earlier Irish nationalist hero, Lord Edward : A Study in Romance, five days before the Easter Rising.
Some library catalogues give the title with [Fitzgerald]...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Medbh McGuckian
This is an anniversary volume, looking back two hundred years to a watershed year in Irish history: a year of assassinations, martial law, the Rebellion or Rising that began in late May, the virtual wiping...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
It is set in Dublin and Connemara during the 1790s, the time of the author's own youth, with closing scenes in Paris. The large cast of characters includes ancient Catholic landowning families of the...

Timeline

4 June 1798
Lord Edward Fitzgerald , a leader of the United Irishmen and implicated in the ongoing Irish Rebellion, died in Newgate Prison, Dublin, of the effects of a wound sustained while resisting arrest.
1825
Thomas Moore published Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan.