Charles Boyle, 2nd Earl of Burlington
|Charles Boyle, 2nd Earl of Burlington|
|Died||9 February 1704|
|Children||Elizabeth Boyle, Lady Bedingfeld
Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington
Juliana Boyle, Countess of Ailesbury
Henrietta Boyle, Countess of Shannon
|Parent(s)||Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan
Lady Jane Seymour
Hon. Charles Boyle was the eldest son of Charles Boyle, 3rd Viscount Dungarvan and his first wife, Lady Jane Seymour.
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.
Personal life and death
On 26 January 1688, at Ely House, Charles Boyle married Juliana Noel (1672–1750), the only daughter and heiress of Hon. Henry Noel (himself the second son of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden by his third wife, Hester Wotton). They had five surviving children:
- Lady Elizabeth Boyle (1690–1755), married Sir Henry Bedingfeld, 3rd Baronet.
- Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington (1694–1753)
- Lady Juliana Boyle (c.1697–1739), married Charles Bruce, 3rd Earl of Ailesbury.
- Lady Jane Boyle (1699–1780), died unmarried.
- Lady Henrietta Boyle (1701–1746), married her distant cousin, Henry Boyle, 1st Earl of Shannon, in 1726.
The 2nd Earl of Burlington died on 9 February 1704.