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.
17 de jul. 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 ...
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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.
- October 19, 1610
- London, Greater London, UK
- Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom
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 .
7 de set. 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.
History Ireland Most Illustrious Cavalier’ or ‘U nkinde Desertor’? James Butler, First Duke of Ormond 1610-1688 by Billy Kelly Published in 1641 Rebellion, Confederate War and Cromwell, Cromwell, Early Modern History (1500–1700), Features, Issue 2 (Summer 1993), Volume 1 Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
Titles Upon his father's death in 1321, the only hereditary title to which James succeeded was that of Chief Butler of Ireland. As the 7th Chief Butler, he inherited the title from his ancestor Theobald Fitzwalter, or Theobald Butler, whose successors adopted the surname Butler.