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Roger Boyle

First Earl of Orrery (1621-1679). Created Baron Broghill (1627). Son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork.

This younger Roger Boyle, like all the First Earl's children, was born to his second wife, Catherine Fenton.

Roger was also the name of the First Earl of Cork's first born child, who lived until the age of nine. He was born on August 1 1606 in Youghal, county Cork, Ireland and died on October 10 1615 in Deptford, Kent, England, where he was buried.