James Wandesworth Butler (1777 - 1838)

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Nicknames: "1st Marquess of Ormonde"
Death: Died
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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.


Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B. M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)

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