James Butler

James Butler (1610 - 1688)

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James "1st Duke of Ormonde" Butler
Born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Kingston Hall, Kingston Lacy, Dorset, Englandmap
Profile last modified 18 May 2019 | Created 6 Jan 2010
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James Butler was a member of aristocracy in England.

James Butler, first Duke of Ormonde was born in 1610.

James Butler was married to Elizabeth, Baroness Dingwall suo jure (in her own right).[1]

Their fifth son Richard, born 15 June, 1639, died in London January 1685/6 was created Baron Butler of Cloughgrenan, Viscount Tullogh and Earl of Arran on 13 May 1662, and on 27 August 1673 he was created Baron Butler of Weston co Huntingdon.[1] He married 1) Mary, Baroness Clyfton de Layton Bromswold, baptized 10 July 1651, sister and heir of Esme, Duke of Richmond, and daughter of James Stuart, Duke of Richmond and Duke of Lennox, and Mary, the daughter of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, and 2) Dorothy, daughter of John Ferrers, of Tamworth Castle and Anne the daughter of Sir Dudley Carleton,[1]

They also had a younger son, John Butler.[1]

James Butler passed away on 21 July 1688 at Kingston Hall, Kingston Lacy, Dorset, England. [2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland and Great Britian and the United Kingdom Extant Extinct or Dormant, Ed. The Hon. Vicary Gibbs, I AB-ADAM to BASING, (London: The St Catherine Press Ltd, 1910), https://archive.org/stream/completepeerageo01coka#page/224/mode/2up pp.225.
  2. Entered by Janice Hardin, Dec 15, 2011

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The arms he is wearing are of Edward, the Black Prince (1330-1376). Interesting picture.
posted by C. Mackinnon

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