Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne

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Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne (1271-October 9, 1329) was the third son of Theobald Butler, 4th Chief Butler of Ireland and Joan FitzJohn.

Marriage and Children[edit]

He married Synolda le Petit, daughter of William le Petit[1]

  • Piers Butler, 2nd Baron Dunboyne (1294-1370)


In 1324 he was called to the Irish Parliament (as were intermittently his descendants in the succeeding two centuries before the creation of the Barony of Dunboyne as a lordship of Parliament by patent 1541). He was created 1st Baron Dunboyne 1324, by prescription. He fought in the Battle of Ardnocher on 9 October 1329 and was killed in action by the Chief of the Clan Geoghegan.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1211.