Somerset Butler, 3rd Earl of Carrick

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Somerset Richard Butler, 3rd Earl of Carrick (28 September 1779 – 4 February 1838) was the son of Henry Thomas Butler, 2nd Earl of Carrick and Sarah Taylor. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Carrick and 10th Viscount Ikerrin upon his father's death on 20 July 1813. He was married twice, first on 1 September 1811 to Anne Wynne, daughter of Owen Wynne and Lady Sarah Cole. They had two children. He married secondly on 12 February 1833 Lucy French, daughter of Arthur French. They had three children.

Lord Carrick served as an Irish representative peer from 1819 to 1838.


by his first wife Sarah

by his second wife Lucy French

  • Lady Lucy Maria Butler (died 25 July 1896
  • Henry Thomas Butler, 4th Earl of Carrick died at age 12 (February, 1834 – 16 April 1846)
  • Somerset Arthur Butler, 5th Earl of Carrick (b. 30 January 1835 – 22 December 1901)


  • Retrieved February 3, 2008
  • Dod, Charles R. The Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland, Including All the Titled Classes. 6th ed. London: Whittaker, 1846. (p. 452) googlebooks Accessed February 3, 2008
  • A.E. and M. Innes (editors) The Annual Peerage of the British Empire Vol. I, London: John Murray Alberlmarle Street, 1827. (p. 143) googlebooks Accessed February 3, 2008
  • Doyle, James William Edmund. The Official Baronage of England, Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of Every Peer from 1066 to 1885, with Sixteen Hundred Illustrations. London: Longmans, Green, 1886.(p. 389) googlebooks Accessed February 3, 2008
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Henry Butler
Earl of Carrick
Succeeded by
Somerset Arthur Butler