Name: Edmond Butler
Suffix: 8th Baron of Dunboyne
Occupation: Seneschal of the liberty of Tipperary
Change Date: 17 AUG 2008
Edmond Butler, 8th Baron Dunboyne succeeded to the title of 8th Baron Dunboyne [I., 1324] in 1445.
In 1452 he acquired the castle and feudal Barony of Kiltinan from his cousin, Edmond fitz Thomas Butler.1 In 1453 he entailed Manor of Drangan and other lands on his brothers and cousin.
Before 1457 Seneschal liberty of Tipperary.
In 1460 he was attainted as part of the feuding arising from the Wars of the Roses.
In 1462 he was granted the office of Seneschal liberty of Tipperary as a hereditary post by the 6th Earl of Ormonde.
In 1472 his attainder was reversed by Parliament.
Styled Edmond Fitzjames Le Botiler
His great grandson Edmund became 1st Baron Dunboyne.
Father: James Butler
Mother: Mór Marina O' Brien
- James Butler
- Ellen Butler b: ABT 1455
- Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage 92nd Edition
- Type: Book
Periodical: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage