Boyle, Henry, Baron Carleton (1669 -1725)

Henry Boyle was the third, but second surviving, son of Charles Boyle Lord Clifford, and Lady Jane Seymour, and younger brother of Charles Boyle, 3rd Earl of Cork and 2nd Earl of Burlington. A Cornet of the Queen's Horse (Later 1 Dragoon Guards) 1685 1688, and Major in the Life Guards 1691 1692, Boyle was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was admitted as a nobleman 9 November 1692 and was created M.A. in 1693. He was elected Member of Parliament for Tamworth 1689 1690, for Aldborough 1690, for Cambridge University 1692 1705 and for Westminster 1705 1710, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1701 1708 and Principal Secretary of State 1708 1710 to Queen Anne. George I created him Lord Carleton 19 October 1714 and made him Lord President of the Council. He died unmarried. The family library was sold by the 10th Earl of Cork in 1906.

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Boyle, Henry, Baron Carleton (1669-1725)  (Stamp 1) Title: Boyle, Henry, Baron Carleton (1669 - 1725) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Per bend embattled argent and gules a crescent for difference
Supporters: Two lions per pale embattled gules and argent and argent and gules each charged on the shoulder with a crescent
Dimensions (height x width): 64mm x 70mm
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: per bend embattled