- J. T. Gilbert
- , revised by Judith Hudson Barry
Boyle, John (1563–1620), Church of Ireland bishop of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross, was born in Kent, the eldest son of Roger Boyle and Joan Naylor, daughter of John Naylor of Canterbury, and brother of Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork (1566–1643). The brothers' education suggests that their parents were of at least yeoman status. ...