Richard Butler

Life
1794-?; b. Granard; vicar of Trim and Dean of Clonmacnoise, m. Harriet Edgeworth, sis. of Maria Edgeworth; issued Notices of Trim Castle (1835) arising from his tenure of a Church of Ireland living there.

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Criticism
Harriet Edgeworth, A Memoir of the Very Rev. Richard Butler (1863) [copy in Belfast Central Public Library].

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References
Emerald Isle Books (Catalogue 95) lists Six Sermons on Home Duties. Preached in the Parish Church of Trim by R. Butler, Dean of Clonmacnoise, Vicar of Trim (Liverpool: Greenwood 1856), 73pp..

 

Notes
Hubert Butler
, ‘Maria Butler,’ in The Sub-Prefect [. ..&c.], ed. Roy Foster (Lilliput 1990), cites Richard Butler, Dean of Clonmacnois[e], scholar and antiquarian, who married to Maria’s sister Harriet. (p.145)

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