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Fitzsimons, Walterlocked

(d. 1511)
  • Steven G. Ellis

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Fitzsimons, Walter (d. 1511), archbishop of Dublin and lord deputy of Ireland, was born into a prominent family of the English of Dublin, being the son of Robert Fitzsimons and Janet Cusack. He first appears as precentor of St Patrick's Cathedral in 1471, and was acting as vicar-general of the diocese in May 1472. In 1476, he was the chapter's proctor in ...

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