Earl of Glengall
Earl of Glengall is a title in the Peerage of Ireland that was created in 1816 The subsidiary title of Baron Cahir (also spelt "Baron Caher") in the Peerage of Ireland was created in 1542 for Thomas Butler who was a descendant of James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormond. The 10th Baron was created "Viscount Cahir" and Earl of Glengall. Cahir is a town in the barony of Iffa and Offa West, County Tipperary. It is famous for Cahir Castle.
List of barons
- Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Cahir, son of Thomas Butler of Cahir. His brother Piers would supply later barons when his own line failed to produce male heirs.
- Edmund Butler, 2nd Baron Cahir, son of the 1st Baron who died without issue.
- Theobald Butler, 1st Baron Cahir, son of Piers Butler and nephew of the 1st Baron. He died in 1596 having had six sons of whom the three elder were Thomas, Piers and Edmund.
- Thomas Butler, 2nd Baron Cahir, son of the 1st Baron. Died without male issue in 1627.
- Thomas Butler, 3rd Baron Cahir, son of Piers Butler, nephew of the 2nd Baron and grandson of the 1st Baron.
- Pierce Butler, 4th Baron Cahir, grandson of the 3rd Baron. Pierce's father, Edmund, predeceased the 3rd Baron. He died in 1676 without male issue.
- Theobald Butler, 5th Baron Cahir, the son of Edmund who was the third son of the 1st Baron. He succeeded on the extinction of the line of the 1st Lord's second son. He died in 1700.
- Thomas Butler, 6th Baron Cahir, son of the 5th Baron.
- James Butler, 7th Baron Cahir, son of the 6th Baron who succeeded in 1744 and died without issue in 1746.
- Pierce Butler, 8th Baron Cahir, brother of the 7th Baron. He died without issue on 10 June 1788, ending the line of Theobald.
- James Butler, 9th Baron Cahir, son of Richard Butler of Ballinahinch (or Ballynahinch) who was the grandson of the above Edmund, (i.e. Richard was the great-grandson of the 1st Baron). He was in India at the time of his predecessor's death and so never received the news of his elevation as he died a month later in July 1788.
- Richard Butler, 10th Baron Cahir, son of the 9th Baron, who was created in 1816 the Viscount Cahir and Earl of Glengall. He died in 1819.
- Richard Butler, 11th Baron Cahir, (and 2nd Earl of Glengall) who was the only son of the 10th Baron (and 1st Earl).
The title of Earl of Glengall was created in the Peerage of Ireland in 1816. The Earl also used the subsidiary titles of Viscount Caher (1816) and Baron Caher (1583), both in the Peerage of Ireland.
- Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall and 10th Baron Cahir (1775–1819), was the son of the 9th Baron.
- Richard Butler, 2nd Earl of Glengall and 11th Baron Cahir (1794–1858). The titles became extinct at the death of the second Earl who was buried in the Church of Ireland church, Cahir built by (John Nash.