William FitzMaurice, 2nd Earl of Kerry

William FitzMaurice, 2nd Earl of Kerry PC (Ire) (1694 – 4 April 1747) was an Irish peer and an officer in the British Army.

He was the eldest son of Thomas Fitzmaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry and Anne Petty. In 1738, he married Lady Gertrude Lambart, daughter of Richard Lambart, 4th Earl of Cavan, and had a son, Francis Thomas-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Earl of Kerry (1740–1818), and a daughter Anna Maria, who married Maurice FitzGerald, 16th Knight of Kerry.

He was Governor of Ross Castle, a Colonel in the Coldstream Guards, a Privy Counsellor in Ireland and Custos Rotulorum of Kerry (1746–1747). [1]

The Earl of Kerry died in 1747 in Lixnaw.

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  1. Debrett's Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 1. p. 53.
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Thomas FitzMaurice
Earl of Kerry
Succeeded by
Francis Thomas-FitzMaurice

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