Name: James FitzRichard de Barry
Suffix: 4th Viscount Buttevant
Death: 10 APR 1581
Change Date: 19 AUG 2009
Inherited from his cousin James Barry, 3rd Viscount Lord Barrymore or Buttevant (dspm 20 March 1557/8).
James de Barry, (1520 - 10 April 1581) 17th Baron Barry and 4th Viscount Buttevant, was the son of Richard de Barry of Rathbarry and Isabel Fitzgerald.
He married Ellen Mac Carthy Reagh and had by her Richard Fitz-James de Barry and David Fitz-James de Barry, 18th Baron Barry and 5th. Viscount Buttevant.
In 1570, Lord James de Barry, 4th. Viscount Buttevant, received a lease, to hold for twenty-one years, of "the site of the house of the friars at Killnamullagh, alias Buttevante, County Cork, with its appurtenances at an annual rent of 16 shillings and 8 pence".
At the outbreak of the Desmond Rebellions, Viscount Buttevant joined the rebels and in the subsequent confiscations of his estates, the friary in Buttevant, together with its glebe, passed into the hands of the poet, Edmund Spenser.
Father: Richard Barry b: BEF 1542
Mother: Isabel Fitzgerald
Ellen MacCarthy Reagh
- David FitzJames de Barry b: ABT 1550
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