Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, KG, PC, FRS (25 October 1683 – 6 May 1757) was an Irish and English politician. Early life [ edit ] He was the only child and heir of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton (1663–1690) (an illegitimate son of King Charles II by his mistress Barbara Villiers ) by his wife Isabella Bennet, 2nd ...
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Fitzroy, Charles (1683–1757), 2nd duke of Grafton , lord lieutenant of Ireland, was born 25 October 1683 at Arlington House, Middlesex, the only son of Henry Fitzroy and his wife, Isabella Fitzroy (née Bennet) (d. 1723), daughter of the earl of Arlington. His father, one of Charles II's natural sons, was created duke of Grafton in 1675 when ...
When Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke of Grafton was born on 25 October 1683, in London, England, his father, Henry FitzRoy 1st Duke of Grafton, was 20 and his mother, Isabella Bennet Countess of Arlington, was 15. He married Henrietta Somerset on 30 April 1713, in St Luke, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.
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14 de may. de 2019 · Charles Fitzroy, 2nd Duke of Grafton was born on 25 October 1683 at Arlington House, Middlesex, England.4 He was the son of Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton and Lady Isabella Bennet, Countess of Arlington.1 He married Lady Henrietta Somerset, daughter of Charles Somerset, Marquess of Worcester and Rebecca Child, on 30 April 1713.
- October 25, 1683
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- May 06, 1757 (73)
6 de mar. de 2023 · Sir Godfrey Kneller Bt., Charles FitzRoy, second duke of Grafton, 1689. 311 mm x 253 mm. © Photo: Royal Academy of Arts, London. This image is not available to download. To licence this image for commercial purposes, contact our Picture Library at firstname.lastname@example.org
Son of Henry, 1st Duke (q.v.), whom he succeeded in 1690; held a number of appointments under the Crown, and was Viceroy of Ireland in 1720-4. Member of the Kit-Cat Club. Succeeded by his grandson, Augustus Henry FitzRoy (1735-1811; q.v.).
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