Desmond, Earldom of

Desmond, Earldom of, an Irish title long extinct by the death of the last earl in 1583; he had rebelled against Elizabeth's government, been proclaimed, and had taken refuge in a peasant's cabin, and been betrayed.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Desèze * Des Moines
Desaix, Louis Charles Antoine
Desaugiers, Marc
Desault
Desbarres, Joseph Frederick
Descamps
Descartes, René
Deschamps, Émile
Deschamps, Eustache
Desdemona
Desèze
Desmond, Earldom of
Des Moines
Desmoulins, Camille
De Soto
Des Periers, Bonaventure
Despre`aux
Dessalines, Jean Jacques
Dessau
Dessauer, the old
Destouches
Detmold