Earldom of Ormonde

Earldom of Ormonde

The title "Earl of Ormonde" has been created twice in the Peerage of Scotland for the House of Douglas and twice in the Peerage of Ireland for the Butler Family

Earldom of Ormonde may refer to:

*Earl of Ormonde (Scottish)

*Earl of Ormonde (Irish)


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  • Ormonde, Piers Butler, 8th earl of, Earl Of Ossory — ▪ Irish noble Piers also spelled  Pierce , byname  The Red Earl  born c. 1467 died August 21/26, 1539       leading member of the Butler family in Ireland; he claimed the earldom in 1515, seized the estates, and revived the Butler influence.… …   Universalium

  • Ormonde, James Butler, 12th earl and 1st duke of — born Oct. 19, 1610, London, Eng. died July 21, 1688, Kingston Lacy, Dorset Anglo Irish statesman. Born into the prominent Butler family of Ireland, he succeeded to the earldom of Ormonde in 1632. In service to the English crown in Ireland from… …   Universalium

  • Earl of Ormonde (Irish) — For the titles in the Peerage of Scotland see: Earl of Ormonde (Scottish) The peerage titles Earl, Marquess and Duke of Ormonde have a long and complex history. An earldom of Ormonde has been created three times in the Peerage of Ireland. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde — and 1st Earl of Ossory (c. 1467 ndash; August 26, 1539), also known as The Red Piers, was the son of Sir James Butler, of Polestown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, and Sabh Kavanagh, the daughter of Donel Reagh Mac Morrough Kavanagh.Piers was cousin and… …   Wikipedia

  • James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormonde — and 2nd Earl of Ossory was born in 1496 and died on 28 October 1546, the victim of an (apparently accidental) incident of mass poisoning along with 17 members of his household. He was the son of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde and Lady Margaret …   Wikipedia

  • James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde — His Grace The Duke of Ormond PC The Duke of Ormonde, by William Wissing (c. 1680–1685) …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Ormonde (Scottish) — The title Earl of Ormonde was twice created in the Peerage of Scotland, both times for members of the Douglas family. The first creation was in 1445 for a brother of the 8th and 9th Earls of Douglas. He forfeited the earldom in 1455, at the same… …   Wikipedia

  • James Ormonde — Sir James Ormonde (c. 1418 ndash; 1497) was the illegitimate son of John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormonde, and Princess Margret of Thormond. His brothers were John Ormond, esq. of Alfreton, England, and Sir William Butler of Gloucestershire, England.… …   Wikipedia

  • John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormonde — was born before 1449 and died in 1478. He was the son of James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde and Joan de Beauchamp. He was restored to the Earldom by Edward IV, after having been attainted for his part in the Battle of Towton. He was considered one …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Ormond (Ireland) — For the titles in the Peerage of Scotland see: Earl of Ormond (Scotland) James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde. The peerage title Earl of Ormond and the related titles Duke of Ormonde and Marquess of Ormonde have a long and complex history. An… …   Wikipedia

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