John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde

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The Most Honourable
The Marquess of Ormonde
KP MP
Monarch Queen Victoria
Lord-in-Waiting
In office
1841–1852
Lord-in-Waiting
In office
1853–1854
Personal details
Born 24 August 1808 (1808-08-24)
Died 25 September 1854 (1854-09-26)
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Frances Jane Paget

John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, KP (24 August 1808 – 25 September 1854) was an Irish politician and peer.

Family[edit]

He was the son of James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and Grace Louisa Staples. He married Frances Jane Paget, daughter of General Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB and Lady Harriet Legge, on 19 September 1843.[1][2]

He held the office of a Lord-in-Waiting between 1841 and 1852 and between 1853 and 1854 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St Patrick (K.P.) in 1845. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for County Kilkenny in 1830, and held the seat until 1832.[3]

He was the author of An Autumn in Sicily, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1850.[4]

Marriage and Children[edit]

The Marquess and Marchioness had four sons and two daughters:

He was succeeded by his eldest son. His grave can be found in St Canice's Cathedral in Kilkenny.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Peerage". Retrieved 11 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Lords of the Castle". Retrieved 11 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Mosley, Charles, editor. (2003). Burke's Peerage, . :. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. 
  4. ^ "An Autumn in Sicily". Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Historic graves". Retrieved 12 February 2016. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Duncannon
Charles Clarke
Member of Parliament for County Kilkenny
18301832
With: Viscount Duncannon
Succeeded by
Pierce Butler
William Francis Finn
Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Morton
Lord-in-Waiting
1853–1854
Succeeded by
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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Wandesford Butler
Marquess of Ormonde
1838–1854
Succeeded by
James Arthur Butler