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Edmund Butler, Earl of Carrick

Edmund Butler, Earl of Carrick,
6th Chief Butler of Ireland.
See Wikipedia.
He mar 1302 to Joan Fitzgerald.
Justiciar of Ireland (chief governor) 1304-1305 and 1312-1314 and 1315-1318.
He was created Earl of Carrick 1315.
The title relates to Carrick-on-Suir, Co.Tipperary.
Seat at Gowran, Co.Kilkenny.
He died in London on 13 September 1321.
He was buried in St. Mary's Collegiate Church, Gowran, on 10 November 1321.
Edmund and Joan had issue:

  1. James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormond,
    born October 17, 1304, Arklow, Co.Wicklow.

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