Lord Edward Fitzgerald, Aristocratic United Irishman born 1763

#OnThisDay 1763 Lord Edward was born in Cartron House, Maynooth. The son of an aristocrat, Edward fought with the British army in America where he became disillusioned & believed that Ireland too should fight for its freedom. Lord Edward FitzgeraldHe joined the United Irishmen in 1796.

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