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  1. Hace 2 días · She may have been the daughter of Roger Palmer, but Charles accepted her. Charles Fitzroy (1662–1730), created Duke of Southampton (1675), became 2nd Duke of Cleveland (1709) Henry Fitzroy (1663–1690), created Earl of Euston (1672), Duke of Grafton (1675) Charlotte Fitzroy (1664–1717), married Edward Lee, 1st Earl of Lichfield

    • Introduction
    • The Honor of Grafton 1541-1660
    • The Honor of Grafton, 1660-1705
    • The Wakefield Lodge Estate, 1706-1811
    • The Wakefield Lodge Estate, 1811-1918
    • The End of A Great Estate

    In 1542 a number of Crown estates in the hundred of Cleley and elsewhere inNorthamptonshire and Buckinghamshire were combined by Act of Parliament tobecome the honor of Grafton, centred on the manor of that name, which becameknown as Grafton Regis and where the existing manor house was greatly enlarged.Somewhat reduced by grants and sales, the hono...

    The Act of 1541 (fn. 3) declared that from the following year the manor of Grafton(which, together with Hartwell, had been in Crown hands since 1527) (fn. 4)should beerected into an honor and should have a number of other estates annexed to it. InNorthamptonshire these included the hundreds of Wymersley and Hamfordshoe,the forests of Whittlewood an...

    Although sales in the honor, as elsewhere, during the Interregnum were declaredvoid after the Restoration, officials faced other problems in the early 1660s, aspetitions flooded in from a variety of individuals, prominent and obscure, seekingthe rewewal of grants of lands or offices and the repayment of loans said to havebeen secured on the honor. ...

    Queen Catherine finally died on New Year's Eve 1705 (fn. 106) and thus the honor ofGrafton passed to the 2nd duke of Grafton, who had tried unsuccessfully to buyout the queen's interest three years before. (fn. 107) Grafton House and the demesnes,however, remained in the hands of his mother and her second husband. In fact,Duchess Isabella seems to ...

    Among the first tasks facing the 4th duke was to deal with the loss of the incomefrom prizage of wines granted to the 1st duke by Charles II. (fn. 129) In 1785 and again in1797 the government was urged to revest the income in the Crown but not until1803 was an Act passed enabling this to be done. (fn. 130) In 1806 the 3rd duke received anannuity of...

    Although some improvement in rents on the estate is discernible after 1900, (fn. 185) the7th duke's advisers evidently felt that a reduction in acreage to release capital wasdesirable and in 1913 some 2,120 acres were put up for auction, described, as sooften in such cases, as 'outlying portions' of the estate. While this could reasonablybe said of...

  2. 25 de may. de 2023 · According to Mr. Cunningham, it commemorates the name of Charles Fitzroy, the second Duke of Grafton (whose father, the first duke, was a natural son of King Charles II., by Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland), to whom the lease of the Manor of Tottenham Court descended in right of his mother, Lady Isabella Bennet, the daughter ...

  3. 25 de may. de 2023 · After 1810 Wicken once again became a detached portion of an estate centred elsewhere and the mansion and park were let, first to Lord Charles FitzRoy, the second son of the 3rd duke of Grafton, who lived there until his death in 1829.

  4. 26 de may. de 2023 · Charles Fitzroy, second Duke of Grafton and grandson of the Duchess of Cleveland, as Lord Chamberlain, used the house as his office from 1734 to 1742, when he disposed of his estate in Park Place. The house was subsequently occupied by Sir John Hynde Cotton, the Jacobite member of Parliament, 1747–51.

  5. 23 de may. de 2023 · GRAFTON. The Duke of Grafton KG. Hugh Denis Charles Fitzroy died peacefully at Euston aged 92 on Thursday 7th April 2011. Beloved husband of Fortune and devoted father of James, Henrietta,...

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    Hace 1 día · The actions of Lord Chatham and George III in repealing the Act were so popular in America that statues of them both were erected in New York City. [48] Lord Chatham fell ill in 1767, and Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, took over the government. Grafton did not formally become prime minister until 1768.