John FitzGerald, 4th Earl of Desmond
|Earl of Desmond|
|Predecessor||Gerald FitzMaurice FitzGerald|
|Successor||Thomas FitzJohn FitzGerald|
|Died||4 March 1399|
|Cause of death||drowning|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Bourke or Joan of Fermoy|
Thomas FitzJohn FitzGerald
Aveline (or Eleanor)
|Parents||Gerald FitzMaurice FitzGerald|
According to Burke, John FitzGerald married Joan Roche, the daughter of Lord Fermoy. On March 4, 1399 FitzGerald drowned at Ardfinnan on the River Suir, returning from an incursion into the territory of the Earl of Ormond..
|Ancestors of John FitzGerald, 4th Earl of Desmond|
- Burke, Bernard, A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire. London: Harrison. 1866. p. 204
- Cokayne, George Edward, Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant. Volume III. London: George Bell & Sons. 1890. p. 83
- Ireland and her people; a library of Irish biography, (Thomas W. H. Fitzgerald, ed.), Fitzgerald Book Company, 1910, p. 188 This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.