William Fitzgerald d.1722

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William FITZGERALD d.1722

Fitzgerald's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection *600)

Biographical Note

Son of John Fitzgerald, Dean of Cork. Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh 1691-1722, having previously been archdeacon of Ross, Ireland, and Dean of Cloyne (1671-91); no other details of his career have been traced.


Fitzgerald used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks *600); the extent and disposition of his library is not known.


  • William Fitzgerald, Wikipedia.
  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • Lee, B. N., British bookplates, Newton Abbot, 1979, no.25.