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    Butler, John, (1731-1800)

    O'Connor, Thomas (2004) Butler, John, (1731-1800). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press.

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    Butler, John, (1731-1800) catholic bishop of Cork, was the third son of Edmond Butler, 18th Lord Dunboyne, of Grange, co. Tipperary and Anne Grace of Shanganagh, co. Tipperary. The Grange Butlers, a landed family, were part of the network of Butler families and dependents which covered much of South Leinster and Munster. A relative was archbishop of Cashel. His older brothers Pierce and Edmond were already soldiering in France when John decided on a career in the church.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: John Butler
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > History
    Item ID: 378
    Depositing User: Thomas O'Connor
    Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2006
    Journal or Publication Title: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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