Blennerhassett Family Tree
Genealogy one-name study      by Bill Jehan
   Introduction      Connections      FitzGerald, Knight of Glin
Blennerhassett connection to the
FitzGerald, Knight of Glin
with connections to Blennerhassett
The Knights of Glin are one of three ancient hereditory knighthoods, each descending from Fitzgerald, Earl of Desmond.
The White Knight
(extinct 1611 with the death of Maurice FitzGibbon, 12th Knight)
The Knight of Glin or "Black Knight" of Glin Castle, Co.Limerick
(extinct 2011 with the sad passing of Desmond FitzGerald, 29th Knight of Glin and a fine man)
The Knight of Kerry or "Green Knight"
(the title presently held by Adrian FitzGerald, 24th Knight of Kerry)
"The Knights of Glin"
by J. Anthony Gaughan, Kingdom Books, Co.Dublin 1978
"The Knights of Glin: Seven Centuries of Change"
by the Desmond FitzGerald, 29th and last Knight of Glin, with others, edited by Tom Donovan, 2010
"The Last Knight: A Tribute to Desmond FitzGerald, 29th Knight of Glin"
by Robert O'Byrne, The Lilliput Press, Dublin 2013


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