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Roche, Sir Boyle, first baronetlocked

  • Robert Dunlop
  • , revised by E. M. Johnston-Liik


Roche, Sir Boyle, first baronet (1736–1807), politician, was born in October 1736, the son of Jordan Roche and Ellen White, into a family that was probably a junior branch of the house of Roche, Viscount Fermoy. After entering the military profession at an early age, he served in the American war, distinguishing himself at the capture of the ...

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