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James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond and Ossory

(1504-1564), Soldier

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James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond and Ossory, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  John Chamberlaine, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D39383

James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond and Ossory

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by John Chamberlaine, after Hans Holbein the Younger
stipple engraving on pink paper, with some hand-colouring, published 14 July 1797
NPG D39383


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Nick Monaghan

21 April 2017, 20:49

James Butler,9th Earl of Ormond and Ossory ,is a descendant of the Walter Norman Family,who were made hereditary Chief Butlers of Ireland,hence the Family becoming the Butler Family,Anne Boleyn and therefore Elizabeth 1 are descended from the Butler Family,Margaret Butler is Anne's Paternal Grandmother,the 10th Earl Thomas 'Black Tom' Butler was a close Friend of his Cousin Elizabeth 1st,he built his home in Ireland for a visit from her,which was in the end never made.

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