James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, was born 1392 to James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde (1376-1405) and Anne Welles (1360-1397) and died 22 August 1452 of unspecified causes. He married Joan de Beauchamp (1396-1430) 28 August 1413 JL . He married Joan FitzGerald (c1398-1452) 18 July 1432 JL . Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

One of his great-great-great-grand-daughters was Elizabeth I of England (1533-1603).


Offspring of James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde and Joan de Beauchamp (1396-1430)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde (1420-1461) 24 November 1420 1 May 1461 Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom Avice Stafford (-1456)
Eleanor Beaufort (1431-1501)
Elizabeth Butler (c1422-1473) 1422 1473 John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury (1413-1460)
John Butler, 6th Earl of Ormonde (c1424-1478) 1424 1478
Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormonde (c1426-1515) 1426 3 August 1515 Anne Hankford (c1431-1485)
Lora Berkeley
Anne Butler


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  • licence dated 18 July 1432