BIOGRAPHY OF JAMES BUTLER 1ST EARL WILTSHIRE, 5TH EARL ORMONDE 1420-1461

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 8G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

EVENTS

On 24 Nov 1420 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was born to James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde and Joan Beauchamp at Kilkenny

In 1449 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (3C 1449)

In 1451 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was appointed as Lord Deputy of Ireland

On 23 Aug 1452 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde succeeded 5th Earl Ormonde (1C 1328)

In 1454 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was appointed as Lord High Treasurer

On 22 May 1455 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde fought at St Albans during the First Battle of St Albans: Lancaster

In 1459 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was appointed 177th Knight Garter: Henry VI

On 30 Dec 1460 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde fought at Sandal Castle during the Battle of Wakefield: Lancaster

On 02 Feb 1461 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde fought at Mortimer's Cross during the Battle of Mortimer's Cross: Lancaster

On 29 Mar 1461 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde fought at Towton during the Battle of Towton: Lancaster

On 01 May 1461 James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde was beheaded at Newcastle on Tyne

James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde and Avice Stafford were married

James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde and Eleanor Beaufort were married

ANCESTRY

Father: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: James Butler 2nd Earl Ormonde (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde

4G GrandFather: Edmund Butler Earl Carrick

5G GrandFather: Theobald Butler

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzjohn

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy

3G GrandFather: John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth

4G GrandFather: Roger Darcy

4G GrandMother: Isabel Aton

3G GrandMother: Joan Burgh

4G GrandFather: Richard "Red Earl" Burgh 2nd Earl Ulster

5G GrandFather: Walter Burgh 1st Earl Ulster

4G GrandMother: Margaret Burgh

5G GrandFather: John Burgh

GrandMother: Anne Welles (6G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

3G GrandFather: Adam Welles 3rd Baron Welles

4G GrandFather: Adam Welles 1st Baron Ughtred

3G GrandMother: Margaret Bardolf

4G GrandFather: Thomas Bardolf 2nd Baron Bardolf

5G GrandFather: Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf

4G GrandMother: Agnes Grandison

5G GrandFather: William Grandison 1st Baron Grandison

5G GrandMother: Sibylla Tregoz

2G GrandMother: Maud Ros (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

5G GrandFather: Robert Ros

5G GrandMother: Isabel Dalbini

4G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

5G GrandFather: John Vaux

3G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

Mother: Joan Beauchamp (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

5G GrandFather: William Beauchamp

5G GrandMother: Isabel Maudit

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

5G GrandFather: John Fitzpeter

5G GrandMother: Isabel Bigod

3G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Tosny VI Lord Flamstead (2G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Petronilla Lacy

4G GrandMother: Alice Bohun

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Matilda Lusignan

2G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore (1G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Maud Braose

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: William Fiennes

5G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Joan 02 Baron Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

5G GrandFather: Geoffrey Geneville 1st Baron Geneville

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan XII Count Lusignan, VII Count La Marche, III Count Angoulême (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Fougères

GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

5G GrandFather: William Warenne

5G GrandMother: Joan Vere

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Blanche Capet (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

5G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Maud Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea Queen Consort England (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

5G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)