About Theobald Butler, 1st and Last Viscount of Tulleophelim
Theobald Butler, 1st and last Viscount Butler of Tulleophelim1
M, #195526, d. December 1613
Last Edited=11 Jun 2006
Theobald Butler, 1st and last Viscount Butler of Tulleophelim was the son of Sir Edmund Butler and Hon. Eleanor Eustace.1 He married Elizabeth Butler, daughter of Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormonde and Hon. Elizabeth Sheffield, in February 1602/3.1 He died in December 1613, without issue.1 He was buried at St. Canice's Church, Ireland.1
Before November 1602 at Dublin Castle, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, he was long imprisoned.1 He was created 1st Viscount Butler of Tulleophelim, co. Carlow [Ireland] on 4 August 1603.1 He held the office of Governor of County Carlow on 16 June 1605.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of County Carlow on 16 June 1605.1
On his death, his viscountancy became extinct.1
[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 II, page 452. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.