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James le Boteler

Male 1392 - 1452  (60 years)


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  • Name James le Boteler  [1
    Born 1392  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 28 May 1393  [3
    Died 22 Aug 1452  Ardee, Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. Mary's Abbey, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I13516  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2018 

    Father James le Boteler,   b. Abt 1360,   d. 3 Sep 1405, Gowran, Kilkenney, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Anne Welles,   d. Bef 3 Dec 1399 
    Married Bef 17 Jun 1386  [3
    Family ID F8472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Beauchamp,   d. 3 Aug 1430 
    Married Bef 29 Aug 1413  [3
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Butler,   d. 3 Aug 1515
    +2. Elizabeth Butler,   b. 21 Dec 1421,   d. 8 Sep 1473  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F8471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 4th Earl of Ormond. Lieutenant of Ireland. Very strongly Gaelicized, he spoke Irish and was the first Anglo-Irish lord to appoint a brehon. A learned man, he was the patron of the Book of the White Earl, an Irish literary and religious miscellany.

      His political career was marked by a lengthy feud with the Talbot family. Twice, in 1422 and 1447, leading Talbots accused him of treason; he was exonerated on both occasions, although in the second instance both sides were rebuked for "disrupting the good governance of Ireland." Eventually the marriage of his daughter Elizabeth to a Talbot established better relations.

  • Sources 
    1. [S317] The Bulkeley Genealogy by Donald Lines Jacobus. New Haven, Connecticut: 1933.

    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.