Lieutenant-General James FitzThomas Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond, KG, PC (19 October 1610 – 21 July 1688), was an Anglo-Irish statesman and soldier, known as Earl of Ormond from 1634 to 1642 and Marquess of Ormond from 1642 to 1661.
15 de out. de 2023 · James Butler, 12th earl and 1st duke of Ormonde, (born October 19, 1610, London, England—died July 21, 1688, Kingston Lacy, Dorset), Anglo-Irish Protestant who was the leading agent of English royal authority in Ireland during much of the period from the beginning of the English Civil Wars (1642–51) to the Glorious Revolution ...
13 de mai. de 2023 · James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde KG, PC (19 October 1610 – 21 July 1688) was an Anglo-Irish statesman and soldier, known as Earl of Ormonde from 1634 to 1642 and Marquess of Ormonde from 1642 to 1661. Following the failure of the senior line of the Butler family, he was the second of the Kilcash branch to inherit the earldom.
26 de nov. de 2023 · Soldier James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond, and several members of his family, are buried in a large vault (22 feet long) at the east end of Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey. The vault was formerly the burial place of Oliver Cromwell and members of his family and officers until their bodies were ejected in 1661.
Public domain Butler, James (1610–88), 12th earl and 1st duke of Ormond, was born 19 October 1610 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England, eldest son of Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles , and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Poyntz, of Iron Acton, Gloucestershire.
Norman Lordships and native kingdoms. The family seat, since 1391, was Kilkenny Castle;  their main estate was previously at Gowran Castle.  From Kilkenny, the Butlers claimed overlordship of the surrounding Gaelic kingdoms of Ormond, Éile, Ikerrin and part of Osraige .
James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde (1610-1688), Statesman and royalist soldier; commander of the royalist forces in Ireland. Sitter associated with 17 portraits A royalist general and an important statesman, Ormonde served with distinction in Ireland in the Civil Wars, holding the country for the crown until forced out by Cromwell in 1650.