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[This had originally been intended as the basis for a chapter in my upcoming book on the Black Death but has since been edited from the final text]

This 38 minute show looks at life of Maurice FitzThomas, the first Earl of Desmond. FitzThomas’ life at times seems more like fiction than fact. While his was a brutal age, some of the chapters in the Earl’s life seem like they belong in the darker recesses of George R.R. Martin’s imagination than in a history book.

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For Game of Thrones fans out there FitzThomas’ story is reminiscent to that of Tywin Lannister. He was a man whose ambition knew no bounds and was willing to use whatever tactics needed regardless of the consequences.

Listen to the fascinating life of Maurice Fitzthomas here

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