Maurice Fitzgerald (fitz Maurice) Third Lord of Offaly 1764,1940
- Born: 1238, Ireland 1764,2282
- Marriage (1): Maud de Prendergast
- Died: 1277, Ross, Wexford, Ireland at age 39 1764,2282
Noted events in his life were:
• Justiciar of Ireland, 1272-1273. 2282 Maurice was appointed Justiciar of Ireland on 23 June 1272 following the accidental death of his predecessor, James de Audley on 11 June of that year; his father had served in the same capacity from 1232 to 1245. Maurice himself held the post until September 1273, when he was succeeded by Sir Geoffrey de Geneville , Seigneur de Vaucouleurs.
Maurice married Maud de Prendergast, daughter of Sir Gerald de Prendergast of Beauvoir and N. N. de Burgh. (Maud de Prendergast was born on 17 Mar 1242 in Belvoir, Cork, Ireland 1764,2283 and died before 1273 2283.)