Author:William John FitzPatrick

William John FitzPatrick
FSA; historian and biographer
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "W. J. F."


  • The life, times and contemporaries of Lord Cloncurry (1855) (external scan)
  • Who wrote the Waverley novels? Being an investigation into certain mysterious circumstances attending their production, and an inquiry into the literary aid which Sir Walter Scott may have received from other persons (1856) (external scan)
  • The friends, foes, and adventures of Lady Morgan (1859) (external scan)
  • The life, times, and correspondence of the Right Rev. Dr. Doyle, bishop of Kildare and Leighlin (1862) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
  • Memoirs of Richard Whately, Archbishop of Dublin : with a glance at his contemporaries & times (1864) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
  • The sham squire, and the informers of 1798 (1866) (external scan)
  • Ireland before the Union : with extracts from the unpublished diary of John Scott, earl of Clonmell, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, 1774-1798. A sequel to The sham squire and the Informers of 1798 (1867) (external scan)
  • Lord Edward Fitzgerald and His Betrayers: or, Notes on the Cornwallis Papers (nd)
  • Irish wits and worthies; including Dr. Lanigan, his life and times, with glimpses of stirring scenes since 1770 (1873) (external scan)
  • The life of Charles Lever (1879) in 2 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Life of the Very Rev. Thomas N. Burke, O.P. (1885)
  • Secret service under Pitt (1892) (external scan)
  • Memories of Father Healy of Little Bray (1895)

Contributions to the DNBEdit

Edited worksEdit

  • Correspondence of Daniel O'Connell, the liberator (1888) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2

Works about FitzPatrickEdit


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.