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The Earls of Desmond in the Fourteenth Century

@inproceedings{Waters2004TheEO,
  title={The Earls of Desmond in the Fourteenth Century},
  author={Keith A. Waters},
  year={2004}
}
The Desmond Geraldines, earls of Desmond after 1329, were a prominent Anglo- Irish family in the English lordship of Ireland in the fourteenth century. Their landholdings included lands in Counties Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Cork and Tipperary, as well as the liberty of Kerry. This substantial lordship crossed cultural borders to include Gaelic regions as well as Anglo-Irish controlled areas and the Desmond Geraldines were able to exert influence and, in some cases, overlordship over the semi… 

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