James Butler of Duiske

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James Butler of Duiske was a younger son of James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond and Lady Joan Fitzgerald. In 1576, Queen Elizabeth I of England awarded him the lands of Duiske Abbey which had been confiscated by the Crown.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

When his son, James, died without having a son himself, the lands of Duiske reverted to his uncle Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Burke, John, A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire., Vol 1, pg 501.