Charles Fitzroy KG, PC

Charles Fitzroy KG, PC (1683 - 1757)

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Charles "2nd Duke of Grafton" Fitzroy KG, PC
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Charles Fitzroy KG, PC was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Preceded by
Henry Fitzroy
Duke of Grafton
1690–1757
Succeeded by
Augustus FitzRoy
Preceded by
Isabella Bennett
Earl of Arlington
1723–1757
Succeeded by
Augustus FitzRoy
Preceded by
The Duke of Bolton
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
18 June 1720 – 6 May 1724
Succeeded by
The Lord Carteret
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Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke of Grafton

Charles Fitzroy was born October 23, 1683.His parents were, [1] Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton and Isabella Bennet, 2nd Countess of Arlington. [2] He married Lady Henrietta Somerset, on 30 April 1713.

Children

Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton and Lady Henrietta Somerset had the following children
  1. Charles Henry Fitzroy, Earl of Euston b. 13 Apr 1714, d. 18 Dec 1715
  2. George Fitzroy, Earl of Euston b. 24 Aug 1715, d. 7 Jul 1747
  3. Captain Lord Augustus Fitzroy b. 16 Oct 1716, d. 24 May 1741
  4. Lord Charles Fitzroy b. 23 Apr 1718, d. 29 Jul 1739
  5. Lady Caroline Fitzroy b. 8 Apr 1722, d. 26 Jun 1784
  6. Lady Harriet Fitzroy b. 8 Jun 1723, d. c Aug 1735
  7. Lady Isabella Fitzroy b. 1726, d. 10 Nov 1782


Illegitimate [3] son of Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton
  1. Charles Fitzroy-Scudamore b. 1707, d. 19 Aug 1782


Titles

  • He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Sudbury of Sudbury, Suffolk on 9 October 1690.
  • He succeeded to the title of [4]2nd Duke of Grafton,Northampton on 9 October 1690.
  • He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk between 1705 and 1757.
  • He held the office of Lord of the Bedchamber between 1714 and 1717.
  • He was invested as a Privy Counsellor in 1715.
  • He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter in 1721.
  • He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Arlington, of Arlington, Middlesex on 7 February 1722-23.
  • He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Thetford, Norfolk on 7 February 1722-23.
  • He held the office of Lord Chamberlain between 1724 and 1757
  • He was Lord High Steward at King George I's coronation.
  • He also served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1720 to 1724



Sources

  1. English Monarchs.co.uk - The illegitimate Children of Charles II - Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton
  2. The Peerage - Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton
  3. The Peerage - Charles Fitzroy-Scudamore
  4. Wikipedia - Duke of Grafton

See Also:

  • Wikipedia: Charles FitzRoy
  • European Heraldry.org - House of Fitzroy Dukes of Grafton (1675)
  • Familypedia - Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton (1683-1757)
  • Cracrofts Peerage - Grafton, Duke of (E, 1675) Family name: FitzRoy
  • National Portrait Gallery - Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton
  • THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ARCHIVES & MANUSCRIPTS, Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton manuscript material, Call number Pforz Ms, Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library, Repository Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle; Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British courtier and politician. · Holograph list of nine peers : no date : (MISC 0547) : including, "ye Duke of Montrose, ye Duke of Bridgwater [sic], ye Earle of Scarborough, my Lord Townshend, Lord Onslow, Lord Delawar [sic], Sr. John [Jennings?], Sr. Charles Bager, Sr. Adolphus [Guton?]." Signed "Grafton.".
  • WikiData: Q1071465 Wikidata Information Reasonator enwiki Ancestors (about wikidata)


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