Boyle, Henry, d. 1725

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BOYLE, HENRY, 1ST BARON CARLETON, third son of Charles Boyle, Viscount Dungarvan, and his first wife Lady Jane Seymour, dau. of William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset; b.; at school under Busby; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. nob. 9 Nov 1692, matr. 1692; MA 1693; MP Tamworth 8 May 1689 - Feb 1690, Cambridge Univ. 21 Nov 1692 - 1705, Westminster 1705-10; a Whig politician; a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1 Jun 1699 - Mar 1701; Chancellor of the Exchequer 29 Mar 1701 - Feb 1708; Privy Councillor 27 Mar 1701; Secretary of State, Northern Dept., 13 Feb 1708 - Sep 1710; Lord Treasurer of Ireland 5 May 1704 - Aug 1710; a Commissioner for the Union with Scotland 1706; one of the managers of Sacheverell’s trial, 1710; created Baron Carleton (GB) 10 Oct 1714; Lord President of the Council from 25 Jun 1721; Lord Lieut., Yorkshire West Riding 6 Apr 1704 - 10 Jun 1715; DCL Oxford 6 Jul 1720; a Busby Trustee from 5 Feb 1724/5; the third volume of the Spectator was dedicated to him by Addison; the name of his house in Pall Mall is perpetuated by Carlton House Terrace; d. unm. 14 Mar 1725. DNB.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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