Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, KG (28 September 1663 – 9 October 1690) was an illegitimate son of King Charles II of England and his mistress Barbara Villiers. A military commander, Henry FitzRoy was appointed colonel of the Grenadier Guards in 1681 and Vice-Admiral of England from 1682 to 1689.
Henry Fitzroy, 1st duke of Grafton, (born September 1663—died Oct. 9, 1690, Cork, County Cork, Ire.), the second illegitimate son of Charles II of England by Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland. After some initial hesitation he was officially recognized and became “the most popular and most able of the sons of Charles II.”.
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24 de ene. de 2023 · Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, KG was an illegitimate son of King Charles II of England and his mistress Barbara Villiers. A military commander, Henry FitzRoy was appointed colonel of the Grenadier Guards in 1681 and Vice-Admiral of England from 1682 to 1689. He was killed in the storming of Cork during the Williamite–Jacobite War in 1690.
14 de may. de 2019 · Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton was born on 28 September 1663.1 He was the son of Charles II Stuart, King of Great Britain and Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland.1 He married Lady Isabella Bennet, Countess of Arlington, daughter of Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington and Isabella de Nassau, on 1 August 1672.3 Henry and Isabella were remarried in a religious ceremony on 6 November 1679.3 He died on 9 October 1690 at age 27, killed in action.3 He was buried on 27 October 1690 ...
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- September 28, 1663
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- October 9, 1690
Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton (1663-1690), Sailor and soldier; son of Charles II Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue Entry Sitter in 14 portraits Second son of Charles II by Barbara Villiers. When he was almost nine he married Isabella Bennet aged about five but this was not binding. They married legally for a second time in 1679.
Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton (1663–1690), second illegitimate son of Charles II and the Duchess of Cleveland; Other titles (2nd–9th Dukes): Earl of Arlington and Viscount Thetford (1672), Baron Arlington (1664), Baron Arlington (1672) Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton (1683–1757), only son of the 1st Duke