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James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde

Also Known As: "1st Marquess of Ormonde"
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Son of John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde and Lady Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford
Husband of Grace Louisa Butler
Father of Louisa Grace Butler; Lady Anne Wandesford Butler and John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde
Brother of Walter Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde; Charles Howard Butler; Eleanor O'Callaghan and Lady Elizabeth Butler

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About James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde

James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde

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James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde KP (15 July 1774– 18 May 1838) was an Irish nobleman. He was the son of John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde and Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford.

Butler served as a member of the last Parliament of Ireland before the Union and as a United Kingdom Member of Parliament for the Irish county constituency of Kilkenny. He was a member of the UK House of Commons from 1801, until his succession to the peerage, as Earl of Ormonde, in 1820.

He was created, at the Coronation of George IV, a Peer of the United Kingdom, as Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony, in the county of Monmouth and in 1825, Marquess of Ormonde.

He married Grace Louisa Staples, daughter of Rt. Hon. John Staples and Hon. Henrietta Molesworth, on 12 October 1807.

John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde (1808-1854), married with Frances Jane (d. 26 Aug. 1903), daughter of Gen. Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB and had issue.

Captain Lord James Wandesford Butler (1815-1893), married with Lady Rachel Evelyn Russell, daughter of 6th Duke of Bedford and had issue.

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Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B. M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978) -------------------- Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Butler,_1st_Marquess_of_Ormonde

James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde KP (15 July 1777 – 18 May 1838) was an Irish nobleman and politician. He was the second son of John Butler, 17th Earl of Ormonde and Frances Susan Elizabeth Wandesford. Butler was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Kilkenny City in the Irish House of Commons in 1796 and served then for Kilkenny County until the Act of Union in 1801. He sat subsequently for the Irish county constituency of County Kilkenny and was member of the UK House of Commons from 1801, until he succeeded to the peerage, as 19th Earl of Ormonde, in 1820, on the death of his elder brother, Walter, the 18th Earl and 1st Marquess of Ormonde in the Irish peerage (the latter title becoming extinct upon his death). Having joined fashionable society in London,[1] he became a companion of the Prince Regent. Subsequently, at the Prince's coronation as George IV, he was created a Peer of the United Kingdom, as Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony, in the county of Monmouth and in 1825, Marquess of Ormonde.

Marriage and issue He married Grace Louisa Staples, daughter of Rt. Hon. John Staples and Hon. Henrietta Molesworth, on 12 October 1807. John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde (1808–1854), who married Frances Jane (d. 26 Aug. 1903), daughter of Gen. Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB. Captain Lord James Wandesford Butler (1815–1893), who married Lady Rachel Evelyn Russell, daughter of the 6th Duke of Bedford.

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James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde's Timeline

1777
July 15, 1777
1807
October 12, 1807
Age 30
1808
August 24, 1808
Age 31
1816
1816
Age 38
1838
May 18, 1838
Age 60
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