Theobald Butler, 3rd Chief Butler of Ireland

Theobald Butler, 3rd Chief Butler of Ireland (1224 – December 26 1248) was 6 years old when his father, Theobald died. His mother was Joan de Marisco, daughter of the Justiciar of Ireland, Geoffrey de Marisco.

Like his infamous father-in-law, Theobald was created Justiciar of Ireland in 1247. He supported King Henry III in his wars with his barons. He was buried beside his father at Arklow.

Marriage and Children

He married Margery de Burgh, in 1242, daughter of Justiciar of Ireland Richard Mór de Burgh, 1st Lord of Connacht. With his wife he had, besides other lands, the manors of Ardmaile and Killmorarkill. Their children were:

See also

Butler dynasty


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