James Butler



Who is James Butler?

James Butler, was a military adventurer. He was one of the many members of the Irish house of Butler who, in the seventeenth century, gained reputation as soldiers. Not less than six officers of the name appear to be distinguishable in the imperial service during the Thirty Years' War. The James Butler in question is said to have belonged to the branch of his house which traced its origin to Richard Butler, 1st Viscount Mountgarret, the second son of Piers Butler, 8th Earl of Ormond.

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on July 23, 2013


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