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Castlemore, County Carlow – A Vanished Town, a Solitary Motte

One of the most influential early Cambro-Normans was Raymond Le Gros, a nephew of Maurice FitzGerald, who was hailed as the Achilles of the Anglo-Norman army. Raymond married Basilia de Clare, sister of Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, later known as Strongbow. Griffin Fitzwilliam, a brother of Raymond Le Gros, is one of the […]