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  • Published: 3 July 1998
  • ISBN: 9780099732112
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $19.99
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Citizen Lord

Edward Fitzgerald 1763-1798



This is the biography of 18th century revolutionary Edward Fitzgerald, the son of Emily Lennox, one of the sisters featured in ARISTOCRATS. Edward Fitzgerald was born in 1763. He spent his child-hood in Ireland. In 1780 he joined the army and sailed to America where he fought in the war for independendence. Back home he was elect ed to the Irish Parliament and became a member of the Irish opposition His political interests became increasingly radical, and he was eventually embroiled in the Irish rebellion, dying in prison. His life was extraordinary colourfuland dramatic: as complex and interesting in its political dimension as in his love life. CITIZEN LORD, sequel to ARISTOCRATS is the second in a trilogy of works about an extended aristocratic family between 1740 and 1830. The third will be about the men of the family, their military exploits and changing home lives.

  • Published: 3 July 1998
  • ISBN: 9780099732112
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $19.99
Categories:

About the author

Stella Tillyard

Stella Tillyard is a writer and historian whose acclaimed biographies include Aristocrats, Citizen Lord and A Royal Affair. Her first novel, Tides of War, was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012. She has lived in the USA and Italy and now lives in London.

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