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William De Burgh (1312 - 1332):
3rd Earl of Ulster


William de Burgh was the grandson of Richard de Burgh. When his grandfather died, William succeeded to the earldom of Ulster at the age of fourteen; he was known as the 'Brown Earl'. He captured his cousin, Sir Walter and starved him to death in Greencastle, County Galway in 1332. He was murdered by Robert FitzRichard de Mandeville on his way to Carrickfergus, County Antrim. Three hundred of Mandeville's followers, it is said, were killed for this murder

Born: 1312
Died: 1332
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