Sir Thomas Butler, 3rd Baronet
He was the son of Sir Edmund Butler, 2nd Baronet and Juliana Hyde, daughter of Bernard Hyde. By 1650, he succeeded his father as baronet. In 1670 and again in 1691, Butler was High Sheriff of Carlow. From 1692 until his death, he sat for Carlow County in the Irish House of Commons.
Marriage and issue
Butler married firstly Jane Boyle, daughter of the Right Reverend Richard Boyle, Bishop of Leighlin and Ferns, and secondly Jane Pottinger, daughter of Captain Edward Pottinger, in July 1700. By his first wife, he had two sons. Pierce, the oldest of them, was a Member of Parliament for the same constituency his father had represented and succeeded to the baronetcy.
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- Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 189.
|Parliament of Ireland|
|Member of Parliament for Carlow County
With: John Trench 1692–1695
John Allen 1695–1703
Pierce Butler 1703–1704
Sir Pierce Butler, 4th Bt
|Baronetage of Ireland|
c. 1650 – 1704