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Two sisters, two rebellions. In 1797/8, London and Dublin society was scandalised by the elopment of Mary, daughter of the Earl of Kingston (a leading member of the Irish aristocracy) with her cousin Henry Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was subsequently murdered by the Earl, his own adopted father and the Earl elected to face trial before his peers in the Irish House of Lords. daughter, Margaret, helped to organise a plot by the United Irishman to use the trial as a flashpoint for revolution and an uprising of the United Irishman. The plot was foiled and the rebellion quashed (with cruel ferocity) by her brother George. This is a true story where public and private words collide in a story of love, betrayal, ambition and rebellion.