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Families covered: Butler of Arran, Butler of Garryricken, Butler of Kilcash, Butler of Ormonde, Butler of Ossory, Butler of Westcourt

Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde, 1st Earl of Ossory (d 26.08.1539)
m. Margaret FitzGerald (dau of Gerald, 8th Earl of Kildare)
1. James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormonde, 2nd Earl of Ossory (d 28.10.1546)
  m. Joan FitzThomas (FitzGerald) (dau of James FitzThomas, 10th Earl of Desmond)
  A. Thomas Butler 'the Black Earl', 10th Earl of Ormonde, 3rd Earl of Ossory (b c1532, d 22.11.1614)
  m1. Elizabeth Berkeley (dau of Thomas Berkeley, 10th Lord)
  m2. Elizabeth Sheffield (bur 02.04.1601, dau of John Sheffield, 2nd Lord)
  i. James Butler, Viscount Thurles (b 1584, dvpsp)
ii. Thomas Butler, Sheriff of Tipperary (dsp 12.01.1606)
  iii. Elizabeth Butler (d 10.10.1628)
  m1. Theobald Butler, Viscount of Tulleophelim, Governor of Carlow (dsp 01.1613) @@ below
  m2. Sir Richard Preston, Lord Dingwall, Earl of Desmond (d 28.10.1628)
  m3. Helen Barry (dau of David, Viscount Buttevant)
  partner unknown
  iv. Piers FitzThomas Butler of Old Abbey (d 1601)
  m. (before 1587) Catherine Fleming (dau of Thomas Fleming, Lord Slane)
  B. Sir Edmund Butler of Roscrea and Cloughgrenan and/or Tullow
  m. Eleanor Eustace (dau of Rowland, 2nd Viscount Baltinglass)
  i. Piers Butler of Ballysax (d 1596)
m. Mary Butler
  a. Ellen Butler (d 12.1620)
  m. John O'Carroll of O'Carroll
  ii. Sir James Butler (dsp c1596)
  iii. Theobald Butler, Viscount of Tulleophelim, Governor of Carlow (dsp 01.1613)
  m. Elizabeth Butler (dau of Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormonde, 3rd Earl of Ossory) @@ above
  iv. Joan Butler (d 1631)
  m. Teige FitzPatrick, 4th Lord of Upper Ossory (d 12.1627)
  v. Katherine Butler
  m. William FitzJohn Eustace of Castlemartin
  partner unknown
  vi. Sir Thomas Butler of Cloughgrenan, 1st Bart (a 1639) apparently of this generation
m. Anne Colclough (dau of Sir Thomas Colclough of Tyntern Abbey)
  C. John Butler of Kilcash (d 10.05.1570)
  m. Katharine MacCartie (dau of Cormac MacCartie, the MacCartie Reagh)
  i. Walter Butler, 11th Earl of Ormonde, 4th Earl of Ossory (d 24.02.1632)
  m. Helen Butler (d 28.01.1631, dau of Edmund Butler, 2nd Viscount Mountgarret)
  a. Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles (dvp 15.12.1619)
  m. Elizabeth Poyntz (dau of Sir John Poyntz of Acton)
  (1) James Butler, 13th Earl, 1st Duke of Ormonde (b 19.10.1610, d 21.07.1688)
  m. (09.1629) Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall (d 21.07.1684, dau of Sir Richard Preston, Lord Dingwall)
  (A) Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles (bur infant 1633)
  (B) Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory (b 08.07.1634, dvp 30.07.1680)
m. (17.11.1659) Amelia de Nassau (dau of Henry de Nassau, Lord of Auverquerque)
  (i) James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde (b 29.04.1665, d 16.11.1745, CIC)
  m1. (15.07.1682) Anne Hyde (dau of Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester)
  (a) Mary Butler (d 1688)
  m2. (03.08.1685) Mary Somerset (d 1733, dau of Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort)
(b) Elizabeth Butler (d unm 20.04.1750)
  (c) Mary Butler (dsp 02.01.1712)
  m. (21.10.1710) John, 1st Earl of Ashburnham (bpt 13.03.1687, d 10.03.1736/7)
  partner unknown
  (d) Julia Butler
  m. Edward Evelyn of Felbridge (b 1681, d 1751)
  (ii) Charles Butler, Earl of Arran, de jure 3rd Duke of Ormonde, de jure 14th Earl (b 04.09.1671, dsp 17.12.1758)
  m. (18.09.1721) Elizabeth Crewe (d 21.05.1756, dau of Thomas, Lord Crewe of Stene)
(iii) Elizabeth Butler (d 05.07.1717)
  m. (10.07.1673) William George Richard Stanley, 9th Earl of Derby (b 18.03.1656, d 05.11.1702)
  (iv) Emilia Butler (d unm 1760)
  (v) Henrietta Butler (d 11.10.1724)
  m. (12.01.1697) Henry d'Auverquerque, Earl of Grantham (d 05.121754)
  (C) Richard Butler, Earl of Arran (b 15.06.1639, d 25.01.1685)
  m1. (09.1664) Mary Stuart (b c1650, dsp 04.07.1668, dau of James Stuart, 4th Duke of Lennox and RIchmond)
  m2. (06.1673) Dorothy Ferrers (dau of John Ferrers of Tamworth)
(i) Charlotte Butler (b c1679, d 08.08.1725)
  m. (06.06.1699) Charles Cornwallis, 4th Lord (b 1675, d 20.01.1721/2)
  (ii)+ other issue (d infant) - James (bpt 19.02.1673/4, bur 10.10.1676), Thomas (b before 11.1680, bur 07.06.1681), Thomas (bur 24.08.1685)
  (D) John Butler, Earl of Gowran (dsp 08.1677)
  m. (01.1674) Anne Chichester (dsp 14.11.1697, dau of Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegal)
  (E) Elizabeth Butler (d 07.1665)
  m. (1660) Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield (d 28.01.1713-4)
  (F) Mary Butler (d 31.07.1710)
  m. (26.10.1662) William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (b 25.01.1640-1, d 18.08.1707)
(2) John Butler (d unm 1636)
  (3) Richard Butler of Kilcash, Governor of Wexford (a 1641, Lt. General)
  m. Frances Touchet (dau of Mervyn Touchet, 2nd Earl of Castlehaven)
  (A) Walter Butler 'of Garryricken'
  m. Mary Plunkett (dau of Christopher Plunkett, 2nd Earl of Fingal)
  (i) Thomas Butler of Kilcash (Colonel)
  m. Margaret Bourke (d 19.07.1744, dau of William Bourke, 7th Earl of Clanricarde)
  (a) Richard Butler (d unm 1711)
  (b) Walter Butler (d unm)
(c) John Butler, de jure 15th Earl of Ormonde (dsp 24.06.1766)
  m. (04.1763) Bridget Stacy of Oakingham (a 10.1771)
  (d) Mary Butler
  m. Brian Kavanagh of Borris (d 1741)
  (e) Honora Butler (d 1730)
  m. (11.1720) Sir Valentine Browne, 3rd Viscount Kenmare (b 1695, d 30.06.1736)
  (f) Helen Butler
  m1. Richard Esmonde (dsp 1738, Captain)
  m2. Richard Butler of Westcourt @@ below
  (g) Margaret Butler
  m. George Mathew of Thurles
(h) Katherine Butler
  m. James Mandeville of Ballydine
  (ii) John Butler of Garryricken
  m. Frances Butler (dau of George Butler of Ballyragget)
  (a) Walter Butler of Garryricken, de jure 16th Earl of Ormonde (b 10.06.1703, d 02.06.1783)
  m. (19.12.1732) Ellen Morres (d 01.1794, dau of Nicholas Morres of Lataragh)
  ((1)) John Butler of Garryricken, 17th Earl of Ormonde (b 10.12.1740, d 25.12.1795)
  m. (13/4.02.1769) Frances Susannah Anne Wandesforde (d 03.04.1830, dau of John, Earl of Wandesforde)
((A)) Walter Butler, 18th Earl of Ormonde, Marquess of Ormonde (b 05.02.1770, dsp 10.08.1820)
  m. (17.03.1805) Anna Maria Catherine Clarke (d 19.12.1817, dau of Joseph Hart Pryce Clarke of Sutton Hall)
  ((B)) John Wandesforde Butler (b 1772, d unm 1796)
  ((C)) James Wandesforde Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde (b 15.07.1777, d 18.05.1838) had issue
  m. (12.10.1807) Grace Louisa Staples (b 23.01.1779, d 03.05.1860, dau of John Staples by Henrietta, dau of Richard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount)
  ((D)) Charles Harward Butler-Clarke-Southwell-Wandesforde of Kirklington and Castlecomer b 1781, d 07.11.1860)had issue
m1. (12.10.1812) Sarah Butler (d 07.07.1838, dau of Henry Thomas Butler, 2nd Earl of Carrick)
  m2. (10.08.1842, sp) Lucy, Countess Dowager of Carrick (b c1800, d 13.10.1884)
  ((E)) Elizabeth Butler (d 14.12.1823)
  m. (1798-9) Thomas Kavanagh of Borris (d 20.01.1837)
  ((F)) Eleanor Butler (d 10.1859)
  m. (11.08.1808, div 1826) Cornelius O'Callaghan, Viscount Lismore
  ((2)) Frances Butler
  m. Morgan Kavanagh of Ballyhale (d 1817)
  ((3)) Susannah Butler
  m. (1755) Thomas Kavanagh of Borris (d 1790)
((4)) Eleanor Butler 'of Llangollen'
  (iii) Christopher Butler, Archbishop of Cashel
  (iv) Mary Butler
  m. James Tobin of Comshinnagh
  (v) Frances Butler
  m. _ Gould
  (vi) Lucy Butler (d 1703)
  m. (04.1697) Sir Walter Butler, 3rd Bart of Polestown
(vii) Ellen Butler
  m. Maurice FitzGerald of Castle Ishen
  (a) Mary FitzGerald (d 19.03.1742/2)
  m1. (29.11.1731) Justin Plunkett, 5th Earl of Fingall (dsp 27.03.1734)
  m2. (1735) Valentine Browne, 3rd Viscount Kenmare (b 1695, d 30.06.1736)
  m3. (1737) John Bellew, 4th Lord of Duleek (b 1702, d 18.08.1770)
  (B) John Butler of Westcourt (d 1715, Colonel)
  m. Katherine Aylmer (dau of James Aylmer of Cragbryen)
  (i) Richard Butler of Westcourt
  m. Helen Butler (dau of Thomas Butler of Kilcash) @@ above
(ii) Mary Butler
  m. William Galwey of Lota
  (C) Thomas Butler
  (D) Lucia Butler (d 17.04.1685)
  m. Sir Laurence Esmonde, 2nd Bart of Ballytrammon
  (E) Mary Butler (b c1643, d 28.03.1737)
  m. (c1665) Christopher Nugent, Lord Delvin (dvp before 1680)
(F) Frances Butler (d 1709)
  m. Sir Patrick Barnewall, Bart of Crickstown (a 25.03.1695)
  (G) Elizabeth Butler
  m. Sir Redmond Everard, Bart
  (4) Helena Butler
  m. (before 1648) Donough Maccarty, 1st Earl of Clancarty (b 1594, d 04.08.1665)
  (5) Ellen Butler
  m1. Sir Andrew Aylmer, 2nd Bart of Donadea (b 1613, d before 1681)
  m2. (1681) Thomas Aylmer (dsp 1688)
  (6) Mary Butler
  m. Sir George Hamilton, Bart of Donalong (d 1679)
(7) Elizabeth Butler (d 06.12.1675)
  m1. James Purcell of Loughmoe (d 1652)
  m2. John FitzPatrick of Castletown
  b. James Butler (dsp)
  c. Margaret Butler (a 1656)
  m. (before 1619) Brian FitzPatrick, 5th Lord of Upper Ossory (d c1638)
  d. Katherine Butler
  m. Pierce Power of Monalargie
e. Ellena Butler
  m. Pierce Butler, 1st Viscount Ikerrin (d before 20.04.1661)
  f. Ellen Butler
  m1. James Butler of Grellagh
  m2. James Butler of Kilmoyler, co. Tipperary
  (1) Mary Butler (d 24.11.1684) probably of this generation
  m. (before 1650) James Butler of Boytonrath & Shranagollen (d 1682)
g. Joan Butler
  m1. George Bagenal of Dunleckny
  m2. Theobold Purcell, Lord of Loughmoe
  m3. Sir Thomas Esmonde, 1st Bart (d 1674)
  h. Mary Butler
  m. Sir George Hamilton of Rosecrea
  i. Elizabeth Butler (d by 1668)
  m. Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Clanricarde (d 08.1666)
  j. Ellis Butler
  m. Sir Torlagh Mac I Brien Arragh, Bart
  ii. Joan Butler
  m1. Nicholas Shortall of Upper Claragh
  m2. Sir Oliver Shortall of Ballylorcan
iii. Eleanor Butler
  m. Thomas Predergast (Prendergast) of Newcastle, Tipperary (d 01.03.1626)
  D. Walter Butler of Ballynodagh ancestor of Butlers of Nodstown
  m. Jane or Anne (dau of O'Brien Goragh)
  i. Ellice Butler (a 06.1646) apparently of this generation
  m1. John Shirlock
  m2. Sir Edward Gough
j. Katherine Gough
  m. Patrick Esmonde, Sheriff of Carlow (a 1627)
  m3. (06.05.1603) Laurence Esmonde, Baron of Limerick (d 26.05.1645)
  E. James Butler of Duick
  m. Margaret Tobin (dau of James Tobin of Comsinagh)
  i. James Butler (dsp)
  F. Edward Butler of Cloughinche (Clohinch), co. Tipperary
  m1. Eleanor FitzGerald (dau of James FitzJohn, 14th Earl of Desmond)
  m2. Margaret Bourke (dau of Richard Bourke, 4th Earl of Clanricarde)
  Not sure which wife was the mother of ...
  i. James Butler (dsp)
  ii. Ellen Butler probably of this generation
  m. James Butler of Tullow (d 10.02.1629)
  G. Piers Butler of Granstown ancestor of Butlers of Kilmoyer, co. Tipperary (## heiress here ##)
  m. Katherine Le Poer (dau of John, 2nd Lord Power of Curraghmore)
2. Richard Butler, 1st Viscount Mountgarret (d 20.12.1571)
  m1. Eleanor Butler (dau of Theobald Butler of Nechum)
  m2. Catherine Barnewall (dau of Peter Barnewall of Stackallan)
  m3. (1541, div 1541) Anne Plunkett (dau of John Plunkett, Lord Killeen)
3. Thomas Butler (d 1552)
4. Margaret Butler (a 08.1542)
  m1. Thomas FitzGerald (d before 18.06.1529)
  m2. (by 1533) Barnaby FitzPatrick, 1st Lord of Upper Ossory (d 1575)
5. Katherine Butler (d 17.03.1552/3)
  m1. (before 1526) Richard, Lord Power of Curraghmore (d before 08.02.1538/9)
  m2. (before 02.1549/50) James FitzJohn, 13th Earl of Desmond (d 14.10.1558)
6. Joan Butler
  m. James Butler, 9th lord of Dunboyne (d 15.01.1538)
7. Ellice Butler
  m. Gerald FitzJohn FitzGerald of Dromana, Lord of the Decies (d 1553)
8. Ellinor Butler
  m. Thomas, 1st Lord Cahir (d 1557/8)
9. Ellen Butler
  m. (1533) Donough O'Brien, 2nd Earl of Thomond (d 1553)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ormonde)
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