1814 – William Archer Butler was born.
– He entered Trinity College, Dublin, where he had a brilliant career.
1834 – He gained the ethical moderatorship, newly instituted by Provost Lloyd, and continued in residence at college.
1837 – He decided to enter the Church, and in the same year he was elected to the professorship of moral philosophy, specially founded for him through Lloyd’s exertions.
1848 – He died on the 5th of July.