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James Butler (Boteler), 1st Earl of Ormond

Also Known As: "James Boteler"
Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
Death: January 6, 1338 (33)
Gowran, Kilkenny, Ireland
Place of Burial: Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Edmund Butler, Earl of Carrick, Justiciar of Ireland and Joan Butler, Countess Carrick
Husband of Eleanor de Bohun, Countess of Ormonde
Father of James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormond and Petronella Talbot
Brother of William Wemme LeBotiller; John Butler, of Clonamicklon; Thomas Butler, Sir; Joan Botiller, Lady; Lawrence Butler and 2 others

Occupation: 1st Earl of Ormond, 1st Earl of Ormonde, 1st Earl of Armond, 7th Cheif Butler of Ireland, 1st Earl Ormond
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James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde1

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/IRELAND.htm#JamesButler1OrmondB

JAMES Butler, son of Sir EDMUND Butler & his wife Joan FitzGerald of Kildare ([1305]-[Jan/Feb] 1338, bur Gowran, co. Kilkenny). He was created Earl of Ormond in 1328.

m (1327) as her first husband, ELEANOR de Bohun, daughter of HUMPHREY de Bohen Earl of Hertford and Essex & his wife Elizabeth of England (-7 Oct 1363). A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey names (in order) “Margareta…Humfredus…Johannes…Humfredus decimus…Edwardus et Willielmus…Alianora, Margareta secunda, Eneas, Isabella” as the six sons and four daughters of “Humfredus octavus de Bohun, comes Herefordiæ et Essex, constabularius Angliæ et dominus Breconiæ” and his wife “Elizabetham filiam regis Edwardi filii regis Henrici tertii”, adding that Eleanor married firstly (after the death of her father) “domino Jacobo le Botyler Hiberniæ”, who was created “comitem de Urmond” by King Edward III[1365]. She married secondly (licence 24 Jan 1344, before 20 Apr 1344) Sir Thomas de Dagworth, who was created Lord Dagworth.

James & his wife had four children:

1. JOHN Butler (Athur 6 Nov 1330-young).

2. JAMES Butler ([Kilkenny 4 Oct 1331]-Knocktopher Castle 18 Oct or 6 Nov 1382, bur Gowran). A manuscript which narrates the descents of the founders of Lanthony Abbey names “Jacobus le Botiler” as the son of “domino Jacobo le Botyler Hiberniæ…comitem de Urmond” and his wife[1366]. He succeeded his father in 1338 as Earl of Ormond. m as her first husband, ELIZABETH Darcy, daughter of Sir JOHN Darcy & his [second wife Joan Dowager Ctss of Kildare née de Burgh of the Earls of Ulster] (-24 Mar 1390). She married secondly ([28 Dec 1383/30 Mar 1384]) Sir Robert de Hereford. Ancestors of the later Earls of Ormond.

3. ALIANORE (-1392). m (after 20 Jul 1359) GERALD FitzGerald Earl of Desmond, son of MORICE FitzThomas Earl of Desmond & his third wife Aveline FitzMorice (-1398).

4. PERNEL (-1368). m (before 8 Sep 1352) as his first wife, GILBERT Lord Talbot, son of RICHARD Talbot Lord Talbot & his wife Elizabeth Comyn of Badenoch ([1332]-Roales, Spain 24 Apr 1387).

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M, #106940, b. circa 1305, d. 6 January 1337

    James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde was born circa 1305.
He was the son of Sir Edmond Butler and Lady Joan FitzGerald.
He married Eleanor de Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford and Lady Elizabeth Plantagenet, in 1327. 

He died on 6 January 1337.

    James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde gained the title of 1st Earl of Ormonde on 2 November 1328.

Children of James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde and Eleanor de Bohun

1.Petronilla Butler+ d. 1387

2.James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde+ d. 18 Oct 1382

http://thepeerage.com/p10694.htm#i106940


James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde was born circa 1305 and died on 6 January 1337. He was the son of Sir Edmond Butler and Lady Joan FitzGerald. He married Eleanor de Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford and Lady Elizabeth Plantagenet, in 1327. They had one daughter and one son:

   * Petronilla Butler (d. 1387), married Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron Talbot, and had issue.
   * James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (b. b 1337-1382), married Elizabeth Darey, daughter of Sir John Darey, Lord Justice of Ireland, and had issue.

Biography from http://www.harrymclaughlin.com/Descent_From_King_Edward_I_.pdf

James Butler, First Earl of Ormonde. Born ca 1305. Earl of Carrick. Chief Butler of Ireland. A minor when his father died, obtained, for 2,000 marks, licence to marry whomsoever he pleased. Died 1337.

Pedigree from http://www.thepeerage.com/p10694.htm#i106940

James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde1

M, #106940, b. circa 1305, d. 6 January 1337

James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde|b. c 1305\nd. 6 Jan 1337|p10694.htm#i106940|Sir Edmond Butler|d. 13 Sep 1321|p15141.htm#i151404|Lady Joan FitzGerald||p15141.htm#i151405|Theobald Butler|b. c 1242\nd. 26 Sep 1285|p15141.htm#i151410|Joan FitzJohn|d. fr 25 Feb 1303 - 26 May 1303|p15142.htm#i151411|John F. FitzGerald, 1st Earl of Kildare|d. 12 Sep 1316|p15141.htm#i151406|Blanche de la Roche||p15141.htm#i151408|

Last Edited=13 Apr 2008

    James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde was born circa 1305.1 He was the son of Sir Edmond Butler and Lady Joan FitzGerald.2 He married Eleanor de Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford and Lady Elizabeth Plantagenet, in 1327. He died on 6 January 1337.
    James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde gained the title of 1st Earl of Ormonde on 2 November 1328.1

Children of James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde and Eleanor de Bohun

   * Petronilla Butler+ d. 1387
   * James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde+ d. 18 Oct 1382

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 84. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  2. [S34] Peter Townend, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 105th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1970), psge 2048. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage, 105th ed..

James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde (d. January 6, 1337) was a noble in the Peerage of Ireland.

He was the son of Sir Edmond Butler and Lady Joan FitzGerald, and married in 1327, Lady Eleanor de Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford by his spouse Elizabeth Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward I of England.

They had one daughter and one son:

   * Petronella Butler (d. 23 April 1368), married Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron Talbot, and had issue.
   * James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (1337-1382), married Elizabeth Darcy daughter of Sir John Darcy, Lord Justice of Ireland, and had issue.

James Butler, Earl of Ormund, b. c 1305, d. Jan or Feb 1337/8, son ofEdmund Butler, d. London, 13 Sep 1321, son of Theobald le Boteler andJoan Fitz John, daughter of Sir John Fitz Geoffrey and Isabel Bigod.[Magna Charta Sureties]

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Edmund was succeeded as 7th Butler by his teenage son, James, a liberal,pleasant and stately youth. As soon as James was 21 he was knighted. Ayear later he married the king's niece, Eleanor de Bohun, and, in thefollowing year, October, 1328, he was created Earl of Ormond. As in thecase of his father's "earldom" of Carrick, the creation charter ismissing; but the earldom of Ormond was probably limited to theheirs-male, despite, the weighty opinion to the contrary of J. H. Round.The question didnot arise until the death of the 7th Earl in 1515; but itmay well arise againwhen the Ormonde Marquessate becomes extinct. [Note:the last Marquess of Ormonddied in Chicago in 2001.]

A few weeks after he was created Earl of Ormond, James was granted, by Edward III, the regalities and liberties of Co. Tipperary. Later the king saw fit to seize all the Counties Palatine in Ireland, of such importance had they become. But the Palatine of Tipperary was restored to Ormond on account of his royal consanguinity by marriage. This was the period of the over mighty subject that led to the Wars of the Roses. Ormond himself had extensive and widely distributed properites. Yet he lived and fought chiefly in Ireland where, in the flower of his youth, he died in his manor, a stone tower covered with shingles, at Moyalvi, Co. Tipperary. [Butler Family History]


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Butler,_1st_Earl_of_Ormonde


James was the 1st Earl of Ormond. He was the 7th Chief Butler of Ireland.
James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormond (October 17, 1304 – January 6, 1338) was a noble in the Peerage of Ireland. He was born in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland and died in Gowran, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Family[edit] James Butler was the son of Edmund Butler, Earl of Carrick, (1268 – 13 September 1321), Justiciar of Ireland and Joan FitzGerald, Countess of Carrick. His paternal grandparents were Theobald le Botiller (1242 – 1285), (the son of Theobald le Botiller and Margery de Burgh) and Joan FitzJohn (FitzGeffrey) (d. 4 April 1303), who was the daughter of John FitzGeoffrey, Lord of Shere, Justiciar of Ireland and Isabel Bigod.[1] His maternal grandfather was John FitzThomas FitzGerald, 1st Earl of Kildare. Titles[edit] Upon his father's death in 1321, the only hereditary title James succeeded to was that of Chief Butler Of Ireland. As the 7th Chief Butler, he inherited the title from his ancestor Theobald Fitzwalter, or Theobald Butler, whose successors adopted the surname Butler.[2] The hereditary office of butler of Ireland was one of particular fealty to the Crown, whereby Theobald and his successors were to attend the Kings of England at their coronation.[3] A gap of seven years followed before James was rewarded for his especial loyalty with an earldom in his own right. His benefactor, the young King Edward III, created him the first Earl of Ormond by patent dated 2 November 1328, at Salisbury—the king was holding a Parliament there—with the creation fee of £10 a year.[4] Seven days later by patent dated at Wallingford, in consideration of his services and the better to enable him to support the honour, the king gave James the regalities, liberties, knights fees, and other royal privileges of the county of Tipperary, and the rights of a palatine in that county for life. At about the same time, September 1328, the king created Roger Mortimer the 1st Earl of March, who would soon arouse the anger of those most loyal to the Crown.[5] In 1336 James founded the friary of Carrick-Begg (a townland on the River Suir opposite Carrick-on-Suir) for Franciscan Friars. On 3 June of that year he gave the friars his castle and estate of Carrick, which they occupied on the feast day of SS. Peter and Paul. Marriage and children[edit] In 1327 James was offered a marriage arrangement that would give him the castle and manor of Kilpec, Hereford, for life. He married Eleanor de Bohun (1304 – 1363), daughter of The 4th Earl of Hereford and The Lady Elizabeth, daughter of King Edward I of England; they had 6 children together, four of which survived infancy: Anne Butler (1328 – 1329) Eleanor Butler (?) John Butler (born and died an infant in 1330) Elizabeth Butler (1330 – 1392), married (after July 20, 1359), Gerald FitzGerald, Earl of Desmond, son of Maurice FitzThomas, Earl of Desmond and Aveline FitzMorice, and had issue. James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormond (October 4, 1331 – October 18, 1382), married Elizabeth Darcy, daughter of Sir John Darcy, Lord Justice of Ireland, and Joan de Burgh, and had issue. He was born at Kilkenny and given in ward on 1 September 1344—his fatherJames Butler had died in 1338—to Maurice, Earl of Desmond, for the fine of 2306 marks; and afterward to Sir John Darcy who married him to his daughter Elizabeth. James Butler the son was called the Noble Earl on account of his descent from the Royal Family through his mother.[6] Petronella Butler (1332 – April 23, 1368), married Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron Talbot, son of Richard Talbot, 2nd Baron Talbot and Elizabeth Comyn, and had issue. James' successors held the title Earl of Ormond, which was later merged with the higher title of Duke of Ormonde; they held palatine rights in County Tipperary[5] until the County Palatine of Tipperary Act 1715. See also[edit] Barony of Iffa and Offa East Butler dynasty References[edit] Jump up ^ H.E. Malden (editor) (1911). "Parishes: Shere". A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 3. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 7 November 2013. Jump up ^ http://encyclopedia.farlex.com/Butlers+of+Ormond Jump up ^ Otway-Ruthven, A. J. A History of Medieval Ireland New York: Barnes & Noble 1993 ISBN 1-56619-216-1 p. 67 Jump up ^ Lodge, John The Peerage of Ireland or, A Genealogical History Of The Present Nobility Of That Kingdom, 1789, Vol IV, p 7. ^ Jump up to: a b Mountmorres of Castlemorres, Hervey Redmond Morres; Robert Southwell (1792). The History of the Principal Transactions of the Irish Parliament, from ... 1634 to 1666: Containing Proceedings of the Lords and Commons During the Administration of the Earl of Strafford, and of the First Duke of Ormond. New York Public Library: T. Cadell. p. 194. Jump up ^ Lodge, John The Peerage of Ireland or, A Genealogical History Of The Present Nobility Of That Kingdom, 1789, Vol IV, p 8.

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James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormond's Timeline

1304
October 17, 1304
Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
1331
October 4, 1331
Age 26
Kilkenny Castle, Kildare, Leinster, England
1332
1332
Age 27
Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, Munster, Ireland
1337
January 1337
Age 32
Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland
1338
January 6, 1338
Age 33
Gowran, Kilkenny, Ireland
1935
September 4, 1935
Age 33
September 4, 1935
Age 33