Sir James Butler of Polestown, MacRichard of Ossory, was born circa 1442 to Edmund Butler (c1420-1464) and Catherine O'Carroll (?-1506) and died 16 April 1487 of unspecified causes. He married Sabh Kavanagh . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from Ireland, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.


Offspring of James Butler and Sabh Kavanagh
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edmund Butler
Theobald Butler (c1460-c1520) 1460 1520
John Butler
Alice Butler
Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde (c1467-1539) 1467 26 August 1539 Margaret FitzGerald (c1473-1542)

Namesakes of James Butler (c1442-1487)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
James Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde (c1305-1337)Edmund Butler (c1270-1321)Joan FitzGerald (c1282-c1320)Eleanor de Bohun (1304-1363)
James Butler (c1749-1829)England, United KingdomChesterton, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomAnne Keene (1750-1810)
James Butler (1777-1838)John Butler (1740-1795)Frances S.E. WandesfordGrace Louisa Staples
James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (1331-1382)Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, IrelandKnocktopher, County Kilkenny, IrelandJames Butler, 1st Earl of Ormonde (c1305-1337)Eleanor de Bohun (1304-1363)Elizabeth Darcy (1332-1390)
James A.N. Butler (1893-1971)James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943)Ellen StagerJessie Carlos Clarke
James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde (1420-1461)Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United KingdomJames Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde (1392-1452)Joan de Beauchamp (1396-1430)Avice Stafford (-1456) + Eleanor Beaufort (1431-1501)
James E.W.T. Butler (1844-1919)John Butler (1808-1854)Frances Jane PagetElizabeth Harriet Grosvenor
James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde (1376-1405)James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde (1331-1382)Elizabeth Darcy (1332-1390)Anne Welles (1360-1397)
James T.B.J. Butler (1852-1929)John Butler (1808-1854)Frances Jane PagetAnnabella Brydon
James Butler (c1442-1487)Edmund Butler (c1420-1464)Catherine O'Carroll (?-1506)Sabh Kavanagh
James H.H. Butler (1847-1867)John Butler (1808-1854)Frances Jane Paget
James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde (1392-1452)James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde (1376-1405)Anne Welles (1360-1397)Joan de Beauchamp (1396-1430)+ Joan FitzGerald (c1398-1452)
James H.T.C. Butler (1899-1997)James T.B.J. Butler (1852-1929)Annabella BrydonNan Gilpin + Elizabeth Rarden
James Butler (1610-1688)London, England, United KingdomKingston Lacy, Dorset, England, United KingdomThomas Butler, Viscount Thurles (1594-1619)Elizabeth Poyntz (1587-1673)Elizabeth Preston, 2nd Lady Dingwall (1615-1684)
James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943)John Butler (1808-1854)Frances Jane PagetEllen Stager
James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormonde (1496-1546)Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormonde (c1467-1539)Margaret FitzGerald (c1473-1542)Joan FitzGerald (c1509-1565)
James Butler (1665-1745)Dublin, IrelandAvignon, FranceThomas Butler (1634-1680)Emilia van Nassau-Beverweerd (1635-1688)Ann Hyde (1667-1685) + Mary Somerset (c1664-1733)
James G.A. Butler (1890-1949)James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943)Ellen StagerSybil I.M. Fellowes
James Wandesford Butler (1815-1893)James Wandesford Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde (1777-1838)Grace Louisa Staples (1779-1860)Rachel Evelyn Russell (1826-1898)

Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • James was old enough to take up his father's duties on this death