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Dublin and the Geraldines—St. Werburgh's Church-Lord
Edward FitzGerald's Grave—His Career-A Cause—Varying
Estimates of his Character-Unfitted for Leadership . .
Birth and Parentage—The Race of the FitzGeralds-Features of
their History-Lord Edward's Father and Mother—The
Lennox Family Childhood–The Duchess's Second Marriage
- Boyhood in France-Commission in the Army-America.
The American War--Opinions concerning It-Lord Edward
at Charleston--Active Service-Dangerous Escapade-
Wounded at Eutaw Springs—Tony-Early Popularity--St.
Lucia-Back in Ireland . . . . . . . :
Returned to Parliament-Life in Ireland— Tedium-The Condition
of the Country-Westminster Election-Lord Edward's Family
-Lord Edward in Love-At Woolwich-In the Channel
Islands—Letters to his Mother . . . . . .
Lord Edward and his Mother-Increasing Interest in Politics-
The Duke of Rutland Viceroy-Lord Edward's Position in
Parliament and Outside It— Visit to Spain-General O'Hara
Lord Edward in New Brunswick-Second Love Affair—Letters
to his Mother-Irish Affairs-- The Duke of Leinster-Lord
Edward declines to seek Promotion-Adventurous Expedition
– Native Tribes—Disappointment—Return Home . :
Lord Edward offered Command of the Cadiz Expedition- Refuses
it on being returned to Parliament- Decisive Entry on Politics
-In London-Charles James Fox-Dublin-Condition of
Ireland—Whig Club-Society of United Irishmen-Thomas
Paine and his Friends-Lord Edward in Paris . . .
Pamela—Her Birth and Origin-Introduced into the Orléans'
Schoolroom-Early Training—Madame de Genlis and the
Orléans Family, Visit to England-Southey on Pamela-
Sheridan said to be Engaged to Pamela-Departure for France 115
Lord Edward in Paris-Spirit of the Revolution--Enthusiasm in
England and Ireland—Shared by Lord Edward-Compro-
mising Action on his Part-Meeting with Pamela—The Duc
d'Orléans and Madame de Genlis—Marriage of Lord Edward
and Pamela-Lord Edward Cashiered . . . . 133
Pamela and Lord Edward's Family–Her Portrait-Effect upon
Lord Edward of Cashierment--Catholic Convention-Scene
in Parliament-Catholic Relief Bill-Lawlessness in the
Country-Lord Edward's Isolation. . .
Social Position affected by Political Differences—Married Life-
Pamela's Apparent Ignorance of Politics-Choice of a Home
-Gardening—Birth of a Son-Letters to the Duchess of
Leinster-Forecasts of the Future . . . . . .
Failing Faith in Constitutional Methods of Redress Lord
Edward's Relations with the Popular Leaders-His Qualifi-
cations for Leadership-Jackson's Career and Death-Minis-
terial Changes-Lord Fitzwilliam's Viceroyalty-And Recall
-Lord Camden succeeds Him-Arthur O'Connor. . . 179
Dangerous State of the Country-Protestants and Catholics
Savage Military Measures—Lord Edward joins the United
Lord Edward's Speech on Insurrection Act-Mission of Lord
Edward and O'Connor to French Government-Meeting with
Madame de Genlis-Hoche and Wolfe Tone-Failure of
French Expedition . .
. . . . . .
Effects of the French Failure-United Irishmen and Parliamentary
Opposition-Attitude of Grattan-Lord Castlereagh-Govern-
ment Brutality-Lord Moira's Denunciation-Lord Edward
and his family-Charge against Him-Meets a French Envoy
in London-Insurrectionary Projects . . .
. . 212
Irish Informers—" Battalion of Testimony”_Leonard McNally-
Thomas Reynolds—Meeting between Reynolds and Lord
Edward-Reynolds and Neilson-Curran's Invective . . 232
Lord Edward's Doom Approaching-His Portrait at this Date
Personal Attraction-Differences among the Leaders-Delay
of French Assistance-Arrest of O'Connor–His Acquittal and
Imprisonment-National Prospects—Reynolds's Treachery-
Arrest of the Committee . . . . . . . . 245
Excitement in Dublin-Pamela—Lord Edward's Family-Lord
Castlereagh's Sympathy-Lord Edward's Evasion—Various
Reports-Reynolds's Curious Conduct-Meeting of Lord
Edward and Pamela—Martial Law-Lord Edward's Position
-Spirit in which he met It . . . . . .
Lord Edward in Hiding-Hairbreadth Escapes—Loyalty and
Treachery-In Thomas Street-Last Visit to his Wife-
Insurrectionary Plans-Higgins and Magan-Attempt at
Capture-Acquittal of Lord Kingston-Lord Edward tracked,
wounded, and taken Prisoner . . . . . . . 282
Conduct when a Prisoner-Various Scenes in Dublin, Pamela-
The Facts and her Account of Them at Variance-Her After-
Attempts to ensure a' Fair Trial- Prince of Wales—Conspiracy
to Rescue-Lord Edward's Condition-Harshness of the
Government-Refusal to admit his Family-Change for the
Worse—Last Interview with Lady Louisa Conolly and his
Brother - Death And Burial-Summing Up. . . . 316