Boyle Coat of Arms Parchment

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Your Irish Family Coat Of Arms

Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the Boyle Irish surname. The Boyle Irish family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.

Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.

On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.

On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.

Illustrated in this parchment are:

  • Book of Kells inspired artwork
  • St.Patrick
  • The Cross of Cong
  • The Ardagh Chalice
  • Killarney Lakes
  • The Irish Harp
  • The Currachs of the West of Ireland
  • Glendalough Monastery
  • Blarney Castle
  • Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
  • Ahenny Cross
  • Cross of Muiredach
  • The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
  • The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
  • The Tara Brooch
  • The Celtic Torc 

The Boyle Coat Of Arms Story

Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the Boyle parchment:

This is the Anglicised form of the Irish surname, O’Baoighill, which derived from the word 'Baigell' meaning ‘having profitable pledges.’ This sept held sway, together with the O’Donnells and O'Dohertys, in the strange and ruggedly beautiful mountains of Donegal. Ballywed is a version of 'Baile ui Bhaoighill' or 'Home of the Boyles.’ The most famous of this sept’s descendants was William Boyle who died in 1922-a a poet who described Irish rural life, but whose fame rests on the successful plays he wrote for the Abbey Theatre. His contemporary, engineer Richard Boyle, was famed for his heroic exploits during the Indian Mutiny.  The most prominent Boyles in Ireland were English in origin. Richard Boyle, who went to Ireland in 1588, acquired the property of the executed Sir Walter Raleigh and bet about dramatically extending his territories in Waterford, Cork, and Tipperary, to become what has been called 'the first colonial millionaire.’ His family, which numerically was also on a grand scale, inherited his huge estates when, as Earl of Cork, he died in 1645.  His fourteenth child, Robert, born in 1627, at the majestic Lismore Castle, which overlooks the loveliest part of the Blackwater river, became an experimental physicist of real importance. It was he who left us Boyle's Law, which states that the volume of a gas varies inversely with pressure. He also wrote on religious subjects and funded the publication of the Old Testament in Irish.  His brother, Roger, Earl of Orrery, was a well-known soldier and statesman.

 

Four Options For You:

Print: Print shipped to your home.

Framed Print: Framed print shipped to your home

Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one.

Unique Original Parchment: If you would like to be the proud holder of the one and only original parchment for this name, you can purchase this pending availability.

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