'Butler01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Butler (Botiller) of Ormonde

Hubert (or Hervey) Walter (a 1156) was succeeded by ...
1. Hervey Walter of West Dereham, Norfolk the first mentioned by TCP (Butler)
  m. Matilda de Valoines (dau of Theobald de Valoines, Lord of Parnham, and sister of Bertha, wife of Ranulph de Glanville the Justiciar)
  A. Theobald FitzWalter of Upper Ormond, Chief Butler of Ireland (d before 04.04.1206)
  m. Maud le Vavasour (dau of Robert le Vavasour)
  i. Theobald, 2nd de Botiller (d 19.07.1230) HJY
  m1. Joan de Marreis (sister (sb granddau?) of Geoffrey de Marreis)
  a. Theobald, 3rd de Botiller (d 1248)
  m. Margery de Burgh (dau of Richard de Burgh 'the Great', Lord of Connaught, Viceroy of Ireland)
  (1) Theobald, 1st Lord de Botiller (d 26.09.1285)
  m. Joan FitzGeoffry (granddaughter or great-granddaughter of Geoffrey FitzPiers, Earl of Essex)
(A) Theobald, 2nd Lord de Botiller (d unm 14.05.1299)
  (B) Sir Edmund de Botiller of Cold Aston (Gloucestershire), 'Earl of Carrick' (d 13.09.1321)
  m. (1302) Joan FitzGerald (dau of John FitzGerald, 1st Earl of Kildare)
  (i) James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde (d 06.01.1337)
  m. (1327) Alianore de Bohun (dau of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford)
  (a) James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (d 18.10.1382)
  m. Elizabeth Darcy (dau of Sir John Darcy, 1st Lord)
  ((1)) James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde (d 06.09.1405)
m. Anne Welles (dau of John Welles, 5th Lord)
  ((A)) James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b c1392, d 22.08.1452)
  Lipscomb shows Joane (FitzGerald) as mother of James's children and the marriage to Jane or Elizabeth Beaauchamp as sp. BP1934 shows that it was Elizabeth Beauchamp who was mother of his children. That is supported by TCP (Ormonde) except that it names her Joan Beauchamp.
  m1. Elizabeth or Joan Beauchamp (dau of William Beauchamp, Lord Bergavenny)
((i)) James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde, Earl of Wiltshire, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b 24.11.1420, dsp 01.05.1461)
  m1. Amicia (Avice) Stafford (d 03.06.1457, dau of Sir Richard Stafford)
  m2. (04.1458) Eleanor Beaufort (d 16.08.1501, dau of Edmund, 1st Duke of Somerset)
  ((ii)) John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormonde (d unm 1478)
  ((iii)) Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormonde (d 03.08.1515)
  m1. Anne Hankford (dau of Sir Richard Hankford)
  ((a)) Anne Butler (b c1462)
  m1. Ambrose Griseacre
m2. (by 1485) Sir James St. Ledger of Shipton
  ((b)) Margaret Butler
  m. Sir William Boleyn of Blickling (b 1451, d 10.10.1505)
  m2. Lora Berkeley (dau of Sir Edward Berkeley of Beverton Castle)
  ((c)) Elizabeth Butler (d unm 1510)
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Butler (d 08.09.1473)
m. John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (b 1413, d Northampton 10.07.1460)
  m2. Joan FitzGerald (d 07.1457, dau of Gerald FitzGerald , 5th Earl of Kildare)
  ((B)) Sir Richard Butler 'of Polestown'
  m. Catherine O'Reilly (dau of Gildas O'Reilly, lord of East Breffny)
  ((i)) Sir Edmund Butler (d 13.06.1464)
  m. Katherine O'Carroll (dau of Maolrony O'Carroll 'Barbatus')
((a)) Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde, 1st Earl of Ossory (d 26.08.1539)
  m. Margaret FitzGerald (dau of Gerald, 8th Earl of Kildare)
  ((b)) Margaret Butler
  m. Sir George Fleming of Stephenstown
  ((c))+ other issue - Walter, John
  ((ii)) Katharine Butler apparently of this generation
  m. Richard Poer of Curraghmore (d 03.10.1483)
((C)) Edmund Butler of Polestown
  See note at continuation.
  m. Catherine Forstall (dau of Robert Forstall)
  partner unknown
  ((D)) James Butler
  ((2)) Thomas Butler (d 1396)
  ((3)) Eleanor Butler (d 1392/1404)
  m. (after 20.07.1359) Gerald FitzMaurice FitzThomas, 3rd Earl of Desmond (d 1398)
  ((4)) Katherine Butler
  m. Thomas Fleming, 7th Lord Slane (b c1358, d 1434/5)
  ((5)) daughter
  m. Sir Ralph de Stonore (d 1395)
  ((6)) Joane Butler mentioned by Lipscomb
  m. Seigo (Teige) O'Carrol, Prince of Elye
(b) Petronilla Butler (d 1387)
  m. Gilbert Talbot, 3rd Baron (d 24.04.1387)
  (ii) John Butler of Clonamelchon
  (iii) Lawrence Butler
(iv) Joan Butler
  m. (1321) Sir Roger Mortimer
  (v) daughter mentioned by Lipscomb
  m. Sir Thomas Dillon @@ see here @@
  (C) Thomas de Botiller of Castle Grace, lord of Dunboyne (d 1329)
  m. Synolda le Petit, Lady of Dunboyne (dau of William le Petit, lord of Dunboyne and Molyngar)
  (D) John de Botiller
  (i) Paul de Botiller of Toberwolick/Paulstown (a 1333)
  (E)+ other issue - Richard, Gilbert, Nicholas, James, Matilda, Joanna
  m2. Roesia de Verdon (d 1248, dau/heir of Nicholas de Verdon or Verdun of Alton) HJY
  Theobald's children by Roesia took the name de Verdon. Their children are shown in 'Verdon1' (follow the Roesia link).
  ii. Maud le Botiller
  m. Geofffrey de Prendergast, lord of Enniscorthy and the Duffrey (d 1251)
  B. Hubert FitzWalter of Teynham, Bishop of Salisbury then Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Chancellor (d 07.1205, Chief Justiciar)
  C. daughter
  m. Sir Hugh Hussey (a 1171, to Ireland)
  D.+ other issue - Walter, Robert, Hamon
2. Aliz (dau of Herveus, sister of Herveus Waler, aunt of Theobald Walter the Chief Butler) probably of this generation
  m. Orme of Halton

Main source(s): BP1934 (Ormonde) with some support from Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 2, 'Pedigree of Boteler or Butler, Earls of Ormonde, ...', p7)
Back to top of page