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Sir Geoffrey Fenton

Birth
Nottinghamshire, England
Death 19 Oct 1609 (aged 69–70)
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Memorial ID 44569390 · View Source
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Sir Geoffrey Fenton, of Fenton, Nottinghamshire, was an author and a friend of poet Edmund Spenser before becoming Principal Secretary of State in Ireland under Queen Elizabeth I. He was the brother of Edward Fenton and the uncle of Sir William Parsons, Bart. He married Alice, daughter of Robert Weston, Lord Chancellor of Ireland. He was the father of Catherine Fenton Boyle and an ancestor of the late Queen Mother. He was buried in the Weston tomb in St. Patrick's.


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  • Created by: Peggy
  • Added: 19 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44569390
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Geoffrey Fenton (1539–19 Oct 1609), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44569390, citing Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by Peggy (contributor 47205239) .