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James Butler, Earl of Ormond

James Butler, Earl of Ormond

Male 1305 - 1338  (~ 32 years)

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  • Name James Butler 
    • He was the first Earl of Ormonde. [4]
    Born possibly 18 Mar 1305  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Title(s) Oct 1328  [1, 3
    Died 16 Feb 1338  Gowran Castle, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried St. Mary's Collegiate Church Gowran, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I23079 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 

    Family Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormond,   b. 17 Oct 1304,   d. 7 Oct 1363, Vachery Manor, Cranleigh, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Married Feb 1328 to 21 Nov 1328  [1, 2, 3
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years - She was 23 years 
    Notes 
    • John Lodge, in his 1754 Peerage of Ireland, which Complete Peerage follows, provides no source for his marriage date of 1327, and the Patent Rolls show Eleanor was unmarried as late as February 1328. [1]
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F7881  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - possibly 18 Mar 1305 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1338 - Gowran Castle, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Mary's Collegiate Church Gowran, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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    James Butler

  • Sources 
    1. [S1875] Verity, Brad. "The Children of Elizabeth, Countess of Hereford, Daughter of Edward I of England", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 6, 2014), Secondary Source.

    2. [S1922] Verity, Brad. "Descendants to the Third Generation of Eleanor, Countess of Ormond (c.1310-1363)", (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Volume 8, 2016), Secondary Source.

    3. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    4. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford

    5. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.