|Benedict Summerfield IV|
|Grandparents:||Marshal Summerfield V|
|Child:||Isaac Summerfield I|
|Grandchildren:||Marshal Summerfield VI|
|First mentioned in:||Dead Romance|
Benedict Summerfield IV was the final Summerfield to be named Benedict. He spent his entire life inside a laboratory.
In the 2360s, the Earth Empire wanted to find a way to induce super-fertility to populate colony planets. Cathal Summerfield volunteered to be part of the experiments, and in 2363 gave birth to Benedict.