Charles Boyle, 2nd Earl of Burlington

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Charles Boyle, 3rd Earl of Cork and 2nd Earl of Burlington, 4th Baron Clifford, PC (died 9 February 1704) was a peer, courtier and politician.

Born Hon. Charles Boyle, he was the eldest son of Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan and his first wife, Jane. In 1690, he became Member of Parliament for Appleby and also Governor of County Cork that year. In 1694, resigned his seat when he inherited his father's titles of Viscount Dungarvan, Baron Clifford and Baron Clifford of Lanesborough. In 1695, he was admitted to the Privy Council of Ireland and appointed Lord High Treasurer of Ireland. In 1698, he inherited his grandfather's titles of Earl of Burlington and Earl of Cork and was appointed a Lord of the Bedchamber that year. In 1699, he was appointed Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire and admitted to the Privy Council of England in 1702. He died in 1704 and his titles passed to his eldest son, Richard.

Family[edit]

On 26 January 1688, Burlington married Juliana Noel (1672–1750), the only daughter and heiress of Hon. Henry Noel (himself the second son, by his third wife, of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden). They had four children:

References[edit]

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Richard Lowther
and William Cheyne
Member of Parliament for Appleby
with William Cheyne

1690–1694
Succeeded by
William Cheyne
and Sir John Walter, Bt.
Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Boyle
as Lord Treasurer of Ireland
Lord High Treasurer of Ireland
1695–1694
Succeeded by
The Lord Carleton
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Leeds
Lord Lieutenant of
the West Riding of Yorkshire

1699–1704
Succeeded by
Henry Boyle
Vacant
Title last held by
The Marquess of Halifax
Custos Rotulorum of
the West Riding of Yorkshire

1699–1704
Preceded by
The Earl Fauconberg
Custos Rotulorum of
the North Riding of Yorkshire

1701–1704
Preceded by
The Viscount Irvine
Vice-Admiral of Yorkshire
1702–1704
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Charles Boyle
Viscount Dungarvan
1694–1704
Succeeded by
Richard Boyle
Preceded by
Richard Boyle
Earl of Cork
1698–1704
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Charles Boyle
Baron Clifford
1694–1704
Succeeded by
Richard Boyle
Baron Clifford of Lanesborough
1694–1704
Preceded by
Richard Boyle
Earl of Burlington
1698–1704