Catherine (Fenton) Boyle
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Catherine (Fenton) Boyle (aft. 1586 - abt. 1629)

Catherine "Countess of Cork" Boyle formerly Fenton
Born after in Munster, Cork, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], [half], , [half] and
Wife of — married 25 Jul 1603 (to about 1629) in Dublin, County Dublin, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about before about age 43 in Dublin, Dublin, Irelandmap
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European Aristocracy
Catherine Fenton was a member of the aristocracy in Ireland.


Catherine Fenton was the daughter of Sir Geoffrey Fenton and Alice Weston.

She married Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, son of Roger Boyle and Joan Naylor, on 25 July 1603 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.[1]

She died on 16 February 1629 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.

She was buried on 11 March 1629 at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.2

From 25 July 1603, her married name became Boyle.

As a result of her marriage, Catherine Fenton was styled as Lady Boyle on 6 May 1616. As a result of her marriage, Catherine Fenton was styled as Countess of Cork on 16 October 1620.[2]

Children of Catherine Fenton and Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork

  1. Roger Boyle b. 1606, d. 1615
  2. Lady Alice Boyle b. 20 Mar 1607, d. 23 Mar 1666
  3. Lady Sarah Boyle b. 1609, d. 14 Jul 1633
  4. Lady Lettice Boyle b. 1610, d. 1649
  5. Lady Joan Boyle b. 1611, d. 11 Mar 1656/57
  6. Richard Boyle, 2nd Earl of Cork b. 20 Oct 1612, d. 15 Jan 1697/98
  7. Lady Catherine Boyle b. 1615, d. 23 Dec 1691
  8. Geoffrey Boyle b. 1616, d. 1617
  9. Lady Dorothy Boyle b. 31 Dec 1617, d. 26 Mar 1668
  10. Lewis Boyle, 1st Viscount Boyle of Kinalmeaky6 b. 28 May 1619, d. 2 Sep 1642
  11. Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery b. 25 Apr 1621, d. 16 Oct 1679
  12. Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon b. 25 Jun 1623, d. c Apr 1699
  13. Lady Mary Boyle b. 1625, d. 1678
  14. Hon. Robert Boyle b. 25 Jan 1626/27, d. 30 Dec 1691
  15. Lady Margaret Boyle b. 1629, d. 1637


Date: 16 FEB 1629/1630

Imported only 16 FEB 1629 from Death Date and marked as uncertain.


  2. The Peerage Catherine Fenton added - 2013 Nov 22 by amb

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