Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

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Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

Birthplace: Lismore, Waterford, Ireland
Death: Died in Castlemartyr, Cork, Ireland
Place of Burial: Youghal, Cork, Cork, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork and Catherine Fenton
Husband of Lady Margaret Howard
Father of Elizabeth Wingfield; Roger Boyle, 2nd Earl of Orrery,; Lady Margaret Boyle; Henry Boyle; Catherine Brett and 1 other
Brother of Roger Boyle; Alice Barry; Sarah Boyle; Lettice Boyle; Joan Boyle and 9 others

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About Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery,_1st_Earl_of_Orrery

Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery (25 April 1621 – 16 October 1679) was a soldier, dramatist and politician from the British Isles who sat in the House of Commons of England at various times between 1654 and 1679. Boyle fought in the Irish Confederate Wars (part of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms) and subsequently became known for his antagonism towards Irish Catholics and their political aspirations. He was a noted playwright and writer on 17th century warfare.

Other References

  • "BOYLE, Roger, 1st Baron of Broghill [I (1621-79), of Ballymallow House, co. Cork and Marston Bigot, Som.]", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery's Timeline

April 25, 1621
Lismore, Waterford, Ireland
January 27, 1640
Age 18
Aubigny House, Queen Street, Covent Gardens, London, England
Age 20
Youghal, , Cork, Ireland
August 24, 1646
Age 25
Youghal, , Cork, Ireland
Age 25
Burren, , Mayo, Ireland
Age 28
Castlemartyr, , Cork, Ireland
Age 31
Youghal, , Cork, Ireland
Age 40
Youghal, , Cork, Ireland
October 16, 1679
Age 58
Castlemartyr, Cork, Ireland
October 18, 1679
Age 58
Youghal, Cork, Cork, Ireland