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Catherine (Knollys) FitzGerald (1559 - abt. 1632)

Catherine FitzGerald formerly Knollys aka Boteler
Born in Stanford, Berkshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married Oct 1578 [location unknown]
Wife of — married after 1580 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 73 in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Born at Stanford, Berkshire [1] According to the inscription in her father's latin dictionary, Catherine was born on Saturday the 21st day of October 1559 between 12 and 1 o'clock in the afternoon. [2]

She married, firstly, Gerald FitzGerald, Lord Garratt, son of Gerald FitzGerald, 1st/11th Earl of Kildare and Mabel Browne, in October 1578. [3]

They had a daughter Lettice Fitzgerald Born about 1580 in Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland, who in 1598 married Robert Digby and had Issue

Catherine married, secondly, Sir Philip Boteler after 1580.

  • Issue
  1. Philip Boteler (b post 1580) m. Alice Shotbolt - Issue
  2. John Boteler MP, (b pre 1587 - 1653) m. Ann Spencer - Issue
  3. Christopher Boteler m. Ann Hor
  4. Penelope Boteler
  5. Robert Boteler m. Frances Drury - Issue

Catherine reputedly died in Dec 1632 and was buried at Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England on the 30 Dec 1632.


  1. Reformation and Tudor Stanford
  2. Varlow, Sally Sir Francis Knollys's Latin dictionary: new evidence for Katherine Carey Historical Research, Volume 80, Issue 209, August 2007, Pages 315–323,Oxford Academic
  3. A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies of England by Burke, John, 1787-1848 Pub. 1838

See Also:

  • The Peerage for Catherine Knollys
  • Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2298. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition; volume 2, page 2212.


This person was created through the import of Consolidated Coningsby.GED on 11 March 2011.

WikiTree profile Knollys-55 created through the import of Newmans.ged on Nov 14, 2011 by Kathryn Newman.

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