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My wife's ancestors - Butler - Contents

Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne

Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne (see here).
He was killed at the Battle of Ardnocher in 1329.

He was ancestor of:

James Butler, 2nd/12th Baron Dunboyne.
Descendant through Butler of Edward I.
He mar 2ndly to Margaret O'Brien [dau of Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond].
She is descendant of the Kings of Thomond and the Kings of Munster and Brian Boru and Edward I.
He died Feb 1625 (new style).
He had issue by 2nd wife:

Theobald Butler,
born 1610.
He mar Margaret Blake.
He had issue:

Rev. Pierce Butler.
Rector of Glenbeigh, Co.Kerry.
He mar Alice Langton.
He died 1710.
He had issue:

  1. Theobald Butler,
    born c.1690,
    of Priestown, Co.Meath.
    He mar 2ndly, 1722, to Mary Whitwell.
    He is said to be the one who acquired the land at Waterville, Co.Kerry. James Butler in 1932 says that: "The first Butler to live in Currane (Waterville) was Theobald" and Theobald "lived at Currane in what is the original of the present "Waterville House"."
    Theobald had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Whitwell Butler, born 1743,
      of Waterville, Co.Kerry.

The start of BUTLER of Priestown on p.93 of [Burkes Irish, 1912].

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