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 Catherine <I>Fenton</I> Boyle

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Catherine Fenton Boyle

  • Birth 1582 Lismire, County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 16 Feb 1629 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Memorial ID 5859256

Irish Aristocracy. Born Catherine Fenton the daughter of Sir Geoffrey Fenton and Alice Weston. She became the second wife of Sir Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork in July 1603. As a result of her marriage she was styled as Lady Boyle and as Countess of Cork. The couple had 15 children including the scientist The Honorable Robert Boyle, who was their 14th child. She died in Dublin, Ireland and was buried almost a month later in the National Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Patrick, Dublin, within an elaborate tomb her husband had commissioned depicting himself, his two wives, and his 15 children.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Conway
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5859256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine Fenton Boyle (1582–16 Feb 1629), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5859256, citing Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .