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James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond
b.14 Nov 1420
d.1 May 1461
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Name James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond
Gender Male
Birth? 14 Nov 1420
Marriage poss Apr 1458 to Eleanor Beaufort, Countess of Wiltshire
Death? 1 May 1461
Military[1] Combatant of Towton
Military[1] Combatant of Mortimer's Cross
Military[1] Combatant at First Battle of Saint Albans


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James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, KG (c.1422 – 1 May 1461) was the son of James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormond. A staunch Lancastrian and supporter of Margaret of Anjou during the Wars of the Roses, he was beheaded by the victorious Yorkists following the Battle of Towton.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormond, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
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