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Elizabeth Preston Butler (Preston)

Birthplace: Luxborough, Somerset, England, UK
Death: Died in Thurles, Tipperary, Ireland
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Preston, 1st Earl of Desmond and Elizabeth Preston
Wife of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde
Mother of Thomas 1 Butler Viscount Thurles; Vice-Admiral Thomas Butler, 6th Earl of Ossory; Richard Butler 1st Earl of Arran; Lady Elizabeth Butler; Lord John Butler 1st Earl of Gowran and 2 others
Sister of Unknown Preston

Occupation: Baroness Dingwall
Managed by: Jonathan Evans
Last Updated:

About Lady Elizabeth Butler

Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall1

F, #10209, b. 25 July 1615, d. 21 July 1684

Last Edited=12 Jan 2007

    Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall was born on 25 July 1615. She was the daughter of Richard Preston, 1st Earl of Desmond and Elizabeth Butler. She and George Feilding, 1st Earl of Desmond were engaged circa 1622.2 She married James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, son of Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles and Elizabeth Poyntz, in September 1629. She died on 21 July 1684 at age 68.
    Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall gained the title of Baroness Dingwall, suo jure.1 Her married name became Butler.

Children of Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall and James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde

Lady Mary Butler+ d. 31 Jul 1710

Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles b. c 1632, d. 1633

Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory+ b. 8 Jul 1634, d. 30 Jul 1680

Lord John Butler, 1st and last Earl of Gowran1 b. a 1639, d. b 1686

Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Arran+1 b. 15 Jun 1639, d. 25 Jan 1685/86

Lady Elizabeth Butler+3 b. 29 Jun 1640, d. Jul 1665


[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 225. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 487.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 182.

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Lady Elizabeth Butler's Timeline

July 25, 1615
Luxborough, Somerset, England, UK
September 1629
Age 14
His cousin 7 children
Age 16
July 8, 1634
Age 18
Kilkenny, Ireland
Age 20
June 15, 1639
Age 23
June 29, 1640
Age 24
Age 27
Age 30
Kilkenny Castle, Tipperary, Ireland
July 21, 1684
Age 68
Thurles, Tipperary, Ireland