Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon

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Francis Boyle, 1st Viscount Shannon Gender: M
born on 25 June 1623 Jul.Cal. (5 July 1623 greg.) at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Lismore, Ireland, 52n08, 7w55
Timezone LMT m7w55 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°19' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°04 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 22°21'


Sy Scholfield cites father's journal quoted in The Lismore papers, Autobiographical notes, remembrances and diaries of Sir Richard Boyle, first and 'great' Earl of Cork, Vol 2, edited by Alexander B. Grosart (Brooklyn House, Blackburn, Lancs., 1856), p. 111: "My son ffrances Boyle was borne at Lismoor about xj of the clock in thevening on Wednesday thexxvday of June 1623, the sign being then in Libra." This is translated in The Lismore Papers of Richard Boyle, First and "Great" Earl of Cork, Volume 2, Part 5 (Chiswick, 1888), p. 236: "My wife, God be thanked, was safely delivered of her sixt son at Lismore, about x of the clock in the evening on Wednesday being the xxvth day of June 1623." NB: This date was a Wednesday in the Julian calendar.

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  • sibling relationship with Boyle, Robert (born 25 January 1627 Jul.Cal. (4 Feb 1627 greg.))


  • Death, Cause unspecified 19 April 1699 Jul.Cal. (29 Apr 1699 greg.) (Age 75)
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Source Notes

Irish politician, a Privy Counsellor of Ireland who held the office of Governor of County Cork. He was the fourth son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork. The Hon. Francis Boyle was created Viscount Shannon in 1660. He was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Robert Killigrew and sister of the dramatist Thomas Killigrew. His wife had a daughter by Charles II: Charlotte Jemima FitzRoy (c.1650–1684). He died on 19 April 1699, aged 75.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Boyle family)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Privy Counsellor)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Governor of County Cork)