Biography of Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539

In 1467 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 was born to [his father] James Butler -1487 and Sabh Macmurrough Kavanagh.

In 1481 [his daughter] Ellice Butler 1481-1530 was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (14) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

In 1485 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (18) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory were married.

On 16 Apr 1487 [his father] James Butler -1487 died.

On 17 Jul 1497 James Ormond -1497 was murdered by Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (30).

In 1500 [his son] Richard Butler 1st Viscount Mountgarret 1500-1571 was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (33) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

Around 1501 [his son] James "Lame" Butler 9th Earl Ormonde 2nd Earl Ossory 1501-1546 was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (34) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

In 1503 Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (16) and Elizabeth Zouche Countess Kildare -1517 were married. She by marriage Countess Kildare.

In 1506 [his daughter] Catherine Butler 1506-1553 was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (39) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

On 03 Sep 1513 Gerald Fitzgerald 8th Earl Kildare 1456-1513 (57) died. His son Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (26) succeeded 9th Earl Kildare.

On 03 Aug 1515 Thomas Butler 7th Earl Ormonde 1426-1515 (89) died. His first cousin twice removed Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (48) succeeded 8th Earl Ormonde 1C 1328. Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory by marriage Countess Ormonde.

Around 1522 Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (35) and Elizabeth Grey Countess Kildare 1497-1548 (25) were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III England. She by marriage Countess Kildare.

In 1523 [his daughter] Helen Butler 1523-1597 was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (56) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

In 1528 [his daughter] Joan Butler 1528- was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (61) and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

On 18 Feb 1528 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (61) resigned their claim to the Ormonde inheritance since King Henry VIII of England and Ireland 1491-1547 (36) wanted the titles for Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire and Ormonde 1477-1539 (51) to whom they were subsequently granted.

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of King Henry VIII of England and Ireland 1491-1547. 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Miniature portrait of King Henry VIII of England and Ireland 1491-1547. Around 1525 Unknown Painter. Netherlands. Portrait of King Henry VIII of England and Ireland 1491-1547. Before 1537 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire and Ormonde 1477-1539.

After 18 Feb 1528 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 was created 1st Earl Ossory. Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory by marriage Countess Ossory.

Before 21 Dec 1532 [his son] James "Lame" Butler 9th Earl Ormonde 2nd Earl Ossory 1501-1546 and Joan Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde and Ossory 1509-1565 were married.

In or before 1534 [his son-in-law] Donough O'Brien 2nd Earl of Thomond -1553 and Helen Butler 1523-1597 (10) were married.

On 12 Dec 1534 Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare 1487-1534 (47) died. His son Thomas "Silken" Fitzgerald 10th Earl Kildare 1513-1537 (21) succeeded 10th Earl Kildare.

On 22 Feb 1538 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (71) was restored 8th Earl Ormonde 1C 1328. Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory by marriage Countess Ormonde.

On 26 Aug 1539 Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 (72) died. His son [his son] James "Lame" Butler 9th Earl Ormonde 2nd Earl Ossory 1501-1546 (38) succeeded 9th Earl Ormonde 1C 1328, 2nd Earl Ossory. Joan Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde and Ossory 1509-1565 (30) by marriage Countess Ormonde, Earl Ossory.

[his father] James Butler -1487 and Sabh Macmurrough Kavanagh were married. He a great x 5 grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307.

[his son] Edmund Butler Archbishop Cashel was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539.

[his daughter] Eleanor Butler Baroness Cahir was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

[his son] Thomas Butler was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.

[his daughter] Margaret Butler was born to Piers "Red" Butler 8th Earl Ormonde 1st Earl Ossory 1467-1539 and Margaret Fitzgerald Countess Ormonde Countess Ossory.