Charles Lennox

Charles Lennox (1672 - 1723)

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Charles "1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox" Lennox
Born in London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Jan 1692 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Goodwood, Sussex, Englandmap
Profile last modified 5 May 2019 | Created 23 Nov 2008
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Charles Lennox was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Biography

Preceded by
1675 Creation
Duke of Richmond & Lennox
1675-1723
Succeeded by
Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond

Charles was born 29 July 1672 in London, the illegitimate son of Charles II Stuart, King of England, Scotland and Ireland, and his French mistress, Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kérouaille, later Duchess of Portsmouth.[1] He may have originally been known by the surname Fitzroy, but was granted the surname Lennox, when he was created 1st Duke of Lennox.

Children of Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Anne Brudenell

  1. Lady Louisa Lennox b. 24 Dec 1694, d. 15 Jan 1716/17
  2. General Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond b. 18 May 1701, d. 8 Aug 1750
  3. Lady Anne Lennox b. 24 Jun 1703, d. 20 Oct 1789

Sources

  1. Cokayne, p. 836


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Lennox-281 and Lennox-1 appear to represent the same person because: They are the same person, birth and death dates match
posted by John Atkinson

Charles is 20 degrees from Danielle Liard, 16 degrees from Jack London and 7 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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