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Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Sir Simon Hugh Patrick Boyle, KCVO 1941-2020

 _. Sir Simon Boyle, KCVO, who died 4 September, 2020, aged 79, was a scion of the Earls of Glasgow, and served as Lord Lieutenant of Gwent and High Sheriff of the county.

Simon Hugh Patrick Boyle was born 22 March, 1941, son of Lieut-Col Patrick John Salvin Boyle [1910-44],  who was killed in action at Anzio, aged 34, by his wife the former Mary Elizabeth Fleetwood Fuller [1916-1996], scion of the Fuller baronets.

He married in 1970, Catriona Gordon, daughter of William Gordon, by his wife the former Helen Barbara Margaret McCorquodale [1924-2013], scion of that landed gentry family, by whom he had four daughters, Alice, Mary, Susannah, and Christian.

Simon Boyle was appointed KCVO in 2015. He was High Sheriff of Gwent in 1993, and served as Lord Lieutenant from 2001-2016.

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