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Butler, James, (1610-1688), 1st Duke of Ormonde, soldier and statesman

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Surname: Butler
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1610-1688
Title: 1st Duke of Ormonde
History: Soldier. Organised suppression of rebellion in Ireland 1641-1644. Took Royalist side in English Civil War. In exile with Charles II after 1649. Received back estates after Restoration. Lord-lieutenant of Ireland 1661. Declared for James II in Dublin 1685.
Biography: ODNB link for Butler, James (1610-1688) 1st Duke of Ormonde, soldier and statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275509 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P131960 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James Butler
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1571-1689: Public Record Office: Carte Transcripts
The National Archives, Kew
corresp and papers
National Library of Ireland
See HMC 36 Ormonde
corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1639-79: misc corresp (copies)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
letters and papers rel to his career in Ireland, from the collection of Sir Robert Southwell
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
1648-1649: misc corresp
Cambridge University: Magdalene College, Pepys Library
See HMC 70 Pepys MSS
1613-1684: misc corresp
Trinity College Dublin
See Annual Return 1994
1664-1700: accounts
Dorset History Centre
See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [40a]
1641-79: letters (21) and misc corresp
Huntington Library
NRA 10029 Hastings
1675-84: letterbook as chancellor of Oxford University and steward of the King's household
Trinity College Dublin
See Annual Return 1995
1672-77: letters to Lord Essex
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1702-11: letters from William King
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 20078
1648-67: letters to William Legge
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
1643-62: letters to Sir Edward Nicholas
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1660-75: corresp with Lord Orrery
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1634-79: corresp with Sir Philip Perceval etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1674-87: letters to Sir Robert Southwell
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1678-79: letters to Sir Cyril Wyche
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1650-85: misc corresp
Oxford University: Worcester College Library
See HMC 51 Leyborne Popham