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Ormond [Butler], Sir Jameslocked

(d. 1497)
  • Steven G. Ellis


Ormond [Butler], Sir James (d. 1497), administrator, was the illegitimate son of John Butler, sixth earl of Ormond (d. 1476/7), and Raynalda O'Brien. Ambitious and quarrelsome, he was apparently raised at court by his uncle, Thomas, the seventh earl. He became expert in arms and entered ...

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