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Jean Butler

Also Known As: "Joan", "Jane"
Birthdate: (23)
Birthplace: Kilkenny,,Kilkenny,Ireland
Death: 1383 (22) (Plague)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormond and Elizabeth Hereford, Countess of Ormond
Wife of Tadgh Aibhle 'Taig' O'Carroll, Prince of Éile
Mother of Margaret O Carroll and Maolruanaidh O'Carroll
Sister of James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond; Ralph Butler; Thomas Butler, Justice of Cork; Maurice Butler and Alianore Butler, Countess of Desmond
Half sister of unknown de Stonore

Managed by: Chris Duben
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About Jean Butler

On 15 May 1346, he married Elizabeth Darcy, daughter of Sir John Darcy, Knight of Knaith (another Lord Justice of Ireland) and Joan de Burgh. They had four children:

1. James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond (1376–1405).

2. Thomas Butler, Justice of Cork

3. Ellen Butler who married the poet Gerald FitzGerald, 3rd Earl of Desmond. She died in 1404.

4. Jean Butler who married Teige O'Carroll, Prince of Éile. She died of the plague in 1383.

Children of Elizabeth Darcy and James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde,

four sons,

  • Ralph,
  • James [3rd Earl of Ormond],
  • Thomas, and
  • Maurice,

and two daughters,

  • Eleanor (wife of Gerald Fitz Maurice, 3rd Earl of Desmond) and
  • Joan (wife of Tiege O'Carrol).
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Jean Butler's Timeline

December 31, 1360
Age 22