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[BERM331] William de Bermingham (born c.1080), of Birmingham.
[BERM341] Piers de Bermingham (born c.1102).
[BERM351] Robert de Bermingham (born c.1124), Lord of Athenry [in Galway], Baron of Offaly married (c.1149) [VALO454] Katherine de Valoignes (born c.1126, daughter of Hamo de Valoignes, of disputed origin, but the name Hamo suggests he was of the Valeines family and not Valoignes).
[BERM362] Eve de Bermingham (born c.1152, only child & heiress of Robert de Bermingham), Lady of Offaly, married (c.1193) [OFFY361] Gerald FitzMaurice (born 1150, see OFFALY LORDSHIP below).
[WIND341] Gerald FitzWalter of Pembroke Castle, Lord of Llanstephan (Carmarthenshire), married [RHYS362] Nest ferch Rhys (see WINDSOR)
[OFFY351] Maurice FitzGerald (born 1100, son of [WIND341] Gerald FitzWalter, see, married [TMOA352] Alice de Montgomery of Holderness (born c.1105, daughter of Arnulf, see (SHREWSBURY (MONTGOMERY) EARLDOM). He died at Wexford (1st September 1176).
[OFFY361] Gerald FitzMaurice (born 1150), married (c.1193) [BERM362] Eve de Bermingham, Lady of Offaly, (born c.1155, daughter of Baron Robert, see OFFALY BARONY above), by which marriage Gerald became 1st Lord of Offaly. He died 15th January 1203-04, and afterwards Eve married 2. Geoffrey FitzRobert (died 1211); then 3. Geoffrey de Marsh/Marisco (died 1245).
[OFFY372] Joan (daughter of Geoffrey du Marais & Eva de Bermingham) married Theobald II le botiller (born at Arklow, c.1200, see BUTLER).
[OFFY371] Maurice FitzGerald (born 1194, son of Geoffrey & Eva), Lord Lea, Justiciar of Ireland (1232-45), 2nd Lord of Offaly (1232), married (c.1232) Joanna de Grenville [and not Juliana de Cogan as previously thought]. He died after battle at Youghal Monastery, Co. Cork, (20th May 1257).
[OFFY381] Sir Maurice FitzMaurice FitzGerald (born c.1238, 2nd son of Maurice), Justiciar of Ireland (1272-73), married (1276) [LONG473] Emmeline de Longespee (born 1250, daughter of Justiciar Stephen, see SALISBURY (LONGESPEE) EARLDOM). Maurice died before 1286, and Emmeline died 1291. The alternative version which showed Sir Maurice married Maud de Prendergast appears to be false.
[OFFY392] Juliana FitzGerald (born c.1263, 2nd daughter & eventually sole heir of Maurice & Emmeline) married 1. [THOM491] Lord Thomas of Thomond (see HERTFORD (CLARE) EARLDOM), died 1287; then 2. Sir Nicholas Avenal; then 3. Lord Adam of Stockton. She died 24th September 1300.