Ormond, Earl of

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  • Ormond (surname) — Ormond or Ormand is a very old surname. It derives from the Irish toponym Oirmhumhain East Munster and was a hereditary title within the Irish aristocracy. See Earl of Ormonde (Irish). The name can vary in spelling in old texts (as is typical of… …   Wikipedia

  • Ormond Aebi — (1916 July 2004) was a beekeeper who was reported to have set the world s record for honey obtained from a single hive in one year, 1974, when 404 pounds of honey were harvested, breaking an unofficial 80 year old record of 303 pounds held by A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ormond Pursuivant — The heraldic badge of Ormond Pursuivant of Arms   Tradition Gallo British Jurisdiction …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Ormond (Ireland) — For the titles in the Peerage of Scotland see: Earl of Ormond (Scotland) James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde. The peerage title Earl of Ormond and the related titles Duke of Ormonde and Marquess of Ormonde have a long and complex history. An… …   Wikipedia

  • Ormond Castle — For the castle in County Tipperary, Ireland, see Ormonde Castle. Ormond Hill where Ormond Castle once stood Ormond Castle, also known as Avoch Castle, was a powerful stronghold, overlooking the village of Avoch, on the Black Isle, in the former… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Ormonde (Scottish) — The title Earl of Ormonde was twice created in the Peerage of Scotland, both times for members of the Douglas family. The first creation was in 1445 for a brother of the 8th and 9th Earls of Douglas. He forfeited the earldom in 1455, at the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Wiltshire — The title Earl of Wiltshire is one of the oldest in the Peerage of England, going back to the 12th century. It is currently held by the Marquess of Winchester, and is used as a courtesy title for the eldest son of the marquess.The earldom was… …   Wikipedia

  • Earl of Ormonde — Der erste Herzog von Ormonde James Butler, 1. Herzog von Ormonde (* 19. Oktober 1610 in London; † 21. Juli 1688 in Kingston Lacy, Dorset) war ein anglo irischer Staatsmann und Soldat. Er wurde bekannt durch seine Verwicklung in die Irischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ormond — This interesting surname, with variant spellings Ormond and Orman, has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be an Anglicized form of the old Gaelic Irish surname O Ruaidh , composed of the elements O meaning male descendant of and Ruaidh red,… …   Surnames reference

  • Margaret FitzGerald, Countess of Ormond — For other people named Margaret Fitzgerald, see Margaret Fitzgerald (disambiguation). Lady Margaret FitzGerald Countess of Ormond Countess of Ossory Effigies of Margaret FitzGerald (in the foreground) and Piers Butler on their tomb …   Wikipedia

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