Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Thomas Butler,Lord Ossory,was the eldest son and heir to James Butler,Duke of Ormonde and Lord Deputy of Ireland. When Ormonde attended the court in London,Ossory ruled in his stead ,and when the former was in Dublin his son went to London in his capacity as Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Charles II,thus ensuring that a Butler always had the ear of the King.Ossory was also Lord-General of the Irish army,was awarded the Garter ,and in 1673 made a rear-admiral.
Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory1 (M)b. 8 July 1634, d. 30 July 1680,[ref #15860]
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