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. 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
Lady Louisa Lennox b. 24 Dec 1694, d. 15 Jan 1716/17
General Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond b. 18 May 1701, d. 8 Aug 1750
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Charles by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: