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James  Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, KG

James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, KG[1]

Male 1422 - 1461  (~ 39 years)

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  • Name James Butler 
    Coat of Arms of Sir James Butler, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, KG
    Coat of Arms of Sir James Butler, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, KG
    Suffix 5th Earl of Ormond, KG 
    Born ca. 1422  Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Title 8 Jul 1449 
    Created 1st Earl of Wiltshire by King Henry VI. 
    Military 22 May 1455  St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    First Battle of St Albans (Yorkist victory). 
    Military 30 Dec 1460  Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Wakefield (Lancastrian victory). 
    Military 2 Feb 1461  Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Mortimer's Cross (Yorkist victory). 
    Military 29 Mar 1461  Towton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Towton (Yorkist victory). 
    Died 1 May 1461  Newcastle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Execution 
    Lancastrian
    Lancastrian
    Person ID I14239  Dickinson
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2016 

    Family 1 Avice Stafford 
    Married
    • No children.
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F5202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Beaufort,   b. 1431, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1501, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Apr 1458  Woodsford, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • No children.
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F5201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca. 1422 - Kilkenny, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - First Battle of St Albans (Yorkist victory). - 22 May 1455 - St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Apr 1458 - Woodsford, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Wakefield (Lancastrian victory). - 30 Dec 1460 - Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Mortimer's Cross (Yorkist victory). - 2 Feb 1461 - Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Towton (Yorkist victory). - 29 Mar 1461 - Towton, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Execution - 1 May 1461 - Newcastle, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond," http://bit.ly/2bMDiLI.

    2. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 100.