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Elizabeth (Killigrew) Boyle (bef. 1622 - abt. 1680)

Elizabeth Boyle formerly Killigrew
Born before in London, Englandmap
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Wife of — married 24 Oct 1638 in Whitehall, London, Englandmap
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Died about after about age 58 in London, Englandmap
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European Aristocracy
Elizabeth Killigrew was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.


Elizabeth Killigrew was baptised on 16 May 1622 at St. Margaret's Church, Lothbury, London, England.2 She was the daughter of Sir Robert Killigrew and Mary Wodehouse. She married Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon, son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork and Catherine Fenton, on 24 October 1638 at King's Chapel, Whitehall, London, England. She died circa December 1680.2 She was buried on 4 January 1680/81 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. Her will was proven (by probate) on 8 February 1680/81.

From 24 October 1638, her married name became Boyle. She joined the royalist court-in-exile of Queen Henrietta Maria as a maid of honour — where she became one of the many mistresses of the queen's son, the future King Charles II circa 1649. As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Killigrew was styled as Viscountess Shannon on 6 September 1660. Her last will was dated 27 July 1680.

Children of Elizabeth Killigrew and Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon

  1. Hon. Richard Boyle d. a Sep 1679
  2. Francis Boyle
  3. Elizabeth Boyle

Child of Elizabeth Killigrew and Charles II Stuart, King of Great Britain

  1. Charlotte Jemima Henrietta Maria FitzRoy b. 1650, d. 28 Jul 1684


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