James Butler 2nd Earl of Ormonde  24
- Born: 4 Oct 1331, Kilkenny
- Marriage: Elizabeth Darcy Countess of Ormonde  on 14 May 1346 in Ormonde, Ireland
- Died: 18 Oct 1382, Knocktopher at age 51
- Buried: Gowran Church
Called the Noble earl and by the Irish the Chaste.
Constable of Dublin Castle 1349. Chief Governor of Ireland.
Noted events in his life were:
• Acceded: Earl of Ormonde, 1338. Earl of Ormonde 1338-1382
James married Elizabeth Darcy Countess of Ormonde  [MRIN: 6389], daughter of John Darcy 1st Lord Darcy de Knayth  and Lady Joan de Burgh , on 14 May 1346 in Ormonde, Ireland. (Elizabeth Darcy Countess of Ormonde  was born about 1332 in probably Platten Meath, Ireland and died on 24 Mar 1389.)