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Elizabeth (Preston) Butler (1615 - 1684)

Elizabeth "2nd Baroness Dingwall, Duchess of Ormonde" Butler formerly Preston
Born in Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Wife of — married Dec 1629 [location unknown]
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Died at age 68 in St James, City of Westminster, Greater London, Englandmap
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Elizabeth Preston, Baroness of Dingwall
Birth: 25 Jul 1615
Death: 21 JUL 1684
Father: Richard Preston
Mother: Elizabeth Butler.
Elizabeth and George Feilding, 1st Earl of Desmond were engaged circa 1622. However, she married James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, son of Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles and Elizabeth Poyntz, in September 1629.
Children of Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall and James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde:
  1. Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles b. c 1632, d. 1633
  2. Thomas Butler, 6th Earl of Ossory b. 8 Jul 1634, d. 30 Jul 1680
  3. John Butler, 1st and last Earl of Gowran b. a 1639, d. 1677
  4. Richard Butler, 1st and last Earl of Arran b. 15 Jun 1639, d. 25 Jan 1685/86
  5. Lady Elizabeth Butler b. 29 Jun 1640, d. Jul 1665
  6. Lady Mary Butler b. 1646, d. 31 Jul 1710

Lady Elizabeth "Duchess of Ormonde" Stanhope passed away on 21 July 1684 at the age of 68 in St James, City of Westminster, Greater London, England and she was buried in Westminster Abby, City of Westminster, Greater London, England.[1]


  1. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 17 September 2019), memorial page for Elizabeth "Duchess of Ormonde" Preston Butler (25 Jul 1615–21 Jul 1684), Find A Grave Memorial no. 190657496, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by MargaretCase (contributor 46575763)
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  • Thank you to Janice Hardin for starting this profile on Dec 15, 2011
  • Thank you to Lynden Raber Castle Rodriguez for starting this profile.

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Preston-4 and Preston-2014 appear to represent the same person because: Matching parents, birthdate - I only sourced Preston-2014 since it had he right spouse, Children. Thanks!
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