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Piers Butler
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Birth: 1464
Gowran
County Kilkenny, Ireland
Death: Aug. 25, 1539
County Kilkenny, Ireland

Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond and 1st Earl of Ossory (c. 1467 26 August 1539), also known as (Irish Piers Ruadh) Red Piers.

* Great-great-grandfather: James Butler, 3rd Earl of Ormonde
* Great-grandfather: Sir Richard Butler of Polestown
* Grandfather: Edmund MacRichard Butler of Polestown
* Father: Sir James Butler of Polestown. His mother, Sabh Kavanagh, was the daughter of Donal Reagh Mac-Morrough Kavanagh.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Butler (1438 - 1487)
  Sabh Kavanagh Butler (1458 - 1508)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Fitzgerald (1465 - 1542)
 
 Children:
  James Butler 9th Earl Ormonde (____ - 1546)*
  Richard Butler (1487 - 1571)*
  Thomas Butler (1532 - 1615)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Entrance to Marquis of Ormonde's Vault AD 1854

This vault marker was installed apparently when the old family vault was renovated following the interment of John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, KP who died in 1854.

 
Burial:
Saint Canices Cemetery
Kilkenny
County Kilkenny, Ireland
 
Created by: Charles Butler
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54257982
Piers Butler
Added by: Charles Butler
 
Piers Butler
Added by: Charles Butler
 
Piers Butler
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My 13th Great Great-grandfather♥
- Lucretia Roberts McClure
 Added: Jul. 6, 2016

- Natalie de Clare, Contesă de Markland, DGK
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016

- Memory of my Irish ancestor
 Added: May. 27, 2016
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