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Butes

Dionysus drove him mad. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 48]
See: Madness
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In fact, as a whole, the work that has been done to the park has done the legacy of the Bute family and their gardener Andrew Pettigrew proud.
Ever since his first few weeks, my little lad and his buggy have been regulars in Bute Park.
Yet the work that has been done in Bute Park really is worth praising.
n September 10, 1947, the Fifth Marquess of Bute handed over the keys of Cardiff Castle to the Lord Mayor, Alderman George Ferguson, presenting it with its parkland to the people of Cardiff.
After receiving thanks for what the Mayor considered "a gesture of truly royal nature", Lord Bute replied that "naturally he had certain regrets, but he felt great satisfaction in handing to the city the castle from which it sprang".
So given the turbulent times he witnessed, little wonder that John Batchelor became a lifelong radical and enemy of the Butes, who ran Cardiff like a personal fiefdom.
He took on the mighty Marquis of Bute in his own backyard and changed the course of history.
The Butes were responsible for the renovation of Cardiff Castle and not only gave the city's residents Bute ParK, but also Sophia Gardens and Cathays ParK, one of the most impressive civic centres in the world.
But the BOOK is much more than the story of the Butes in Cardiff.
There was also a big children's party every year, right until the Butes left the castle in the 1940s.
The Butes were popular and a good family to work for.
Prior to joining National-Standard, Bute was a District Manager for Hobart Brothers Company.