Name: John Fitzeustace
Occupation: Founder of Irish branch of the family
Change Date: 3 JAN 2005
[Roger?s] brother, John FitzEustace went with Hugh de Lacy in Strongbow?s expedition to Ireland and founded the family in Dublin and County Kildare around 1180. The prefix Fitz was dropped about 1300.
The family fortunes in Ireland peaked in the 1400s when Sir Edward was Lord Deputy of Ireland and his son, Sir Roland, was Lord Treasurer and Lord Deputy, being given the title Lord Portlester.
Father: John Fitzeustace
Mother: Alice de Mandeville