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Grafton, Duke of (E, 1675)

 

Creation: let. pat. 11 Sep 1675

 

Family name: FitzRoy

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Arms:

The Royal Arms of Charles II, viz Quarterly: 1st and 4th, France and England quarterly; 2nd, Scotland; 3rd, Ireland; the whole debruised by a Baton sinister compony of six pieces Argent and Azure

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Lion statant guardant Or ducally crowned Azure and gorged with a Collar counter-compony Argent and of the fourth

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion guardant Or ducally crowned Azure;  Sinister:  a Greyhound Argent, each gorged with a Collar counter-compony Argent and Azure

Motto:

Et Decus Et Pretium Recti (The ornament and recompense of virtue)

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Henry Charles [FitzRoy], 1st Earl of Euston later 1st Duke of Grafton, KG

2nd illegitimate son of King Charles II and his mistress Hon Barbara Villiers later Palmer, suo jure Duchess of Cleveland, wife of Roger [Palmer], 1st Earl of Castlemaine, and dau. and sole hrss. of William [Villiers], 2nd Viscount Grandison

born

2 Sep 1663

mar.

1 Aug 1672 Lady Isabella Bennet, suo jure Countess of Arlington (mar. (2) 14 Oct 1698 Sir Thomas Hammer, 4th Bt. MP, of Hanmer, co Flint, and Mildenhall, co. Suffolk;  d. 7 Feb 1722/23), dau. of Henry [Bennet], 1st Earl of Arlington, by his wife Countess Isabella de Nassau, dau. of Louis de Nassau, Count of Beverwaet and Auverquerque

only child

1. Lord Charles FitzRoy, later 2nd Duke of Grafton

died

9 Oct 1690

created

16 Aug 1672 Baron Sudbury, Viscount Ipswich and Earl of Euston, with special remainder failing heirs male of his body to his brother George FitzRoy alias Palmer

11 Sep 1675 Duke of Grafton

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Garter 1680;  Col of the 1st Foot Guards 1681-90 and Brig Gen of Foot 1688;  Vice Admiral of England 1682-89;  Elder Brother of Trinity House 1681-90 and Master 1682-83;  Governor of the Isle of Wight 1684-90;  Clerk of the Treasury and Keeper of the Records in the Common Pleas 1685;  Lord High Constable of England at the Coronation of King James II 1685;  Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1685-89;  Ranger of Whittlebury Forest 1685

 

Charles [FitzRoy], 2nd Duke of Grafton, KG PC

born

25 Oct 1683

mar.

30 Apr 1713 Lady Henrietta Somerset (b. 27 Aug 1690; d. 9 Aug 1726), only dau. of Lord Charles Somerset MP, styled Marquess of Worcester (by his wife Rebecca Child, half-sister of Richard [Child later Tylney], 1st Earl Tylney, and 1st dau. by his second wife of Sir Josiah Child, 1st Bt., of Wanstead, co. Essex), 1st son and heir of Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Hon Mary Seymour, widow of Lord Henry Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp, and 1st dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Baron Capell

children

1. Lord Charles Henry FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston (b. 13 Apr 1714;  dvp. 18 Dec 1715)

2. Lord George FitzRoy MP, styled Earl of Euston (b. 24 Aug 1715;  dsp. and vp. 7 Jul 1747), mar. 10 Oct 1741 Lady Dorothy Boyle (b. 14 May 1724;  dsp. 2 May 1742), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Richard [Boyle], 4th Earl of Cork

3. Lord Augustus FitzRoy (b. 16 Oct 1716;  dvp. 24 May 1741), mar. Elizabeth Cosby (b. 1721; mar. (2) James Jeffreys;  d. 21 Dec 1788), dau. of Brig Gen Sir William Cosby, Governor of Minorca 1718, Governor of New York 1732-36 (by his wife Grace Montagu, sister of George [Montagu], 1st Earl of Halifax, and dau. of Edward Montagu, of Horton, co. Northampton (by his wife Elizabeth Pelham, 1st dau. of Sir John Pelham, 3rd Bt., of Laughton, co. Sussex), elder brother of Charles [Montagu], 1st Earl of Halifax, and 1st son and heir of Hon George Montagu, of Horton, co. Northampton (by his wife Elizabeth Irby, dau. of Sir Anthony Irby), 1st son by his third wife of Henry [Montagu], 1st Earl of Manchester), 2nd son of Alexander Cosby, of Stradbally Hall, Queen's County, and had issue:

1a. Augustus Henry FitzRoy, later 3rd Duke of Grafton

2a. Charles FitzRoy, later 1st Baron Southampton

4. Lord Charles FitzRoy (b. 23 Apr 1718;  dvp. 29 Jul 1739)

1. Lady Caroline FitzRoy (b. 8 Apr 1722; d. 26 Jun 1784), mar. 11 Aug 1746 William [Stanhope], 2nd Earl of Harrington, and had issue

2. Lady Isabella FitzRoy (b. 19 Jul 1726; d. 10 Nov 1782), mar. 29 May 1741 Francis [Seymour-Conway], 1st Marquess of Hertford, and had issue

3. Lady Harriet FitzRoy (dvp. Aug 1735)

died

6 May 1757

suc. by

grandson

note

Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1705-57;  Ranger of Whitlebury Forest 1712;  Lord High Steward of England at the Coronation of King George I 1714;  a Lord of the Bedchamber 1714-17;  Privy Councillor 1715;  a Lord Justice of Ireland 1715-17;  Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1721-24;  a Lord Justice of the Realm 1720, 1723, 1725, 1727, 1740, 1743, 1745, 1748, 1750, 1752 and 1755;  Knight of the Garter 1721;  Recorder of Coventry 1722-57;  suc. his mother 7 Feb 1722/3 as 3rd Earl of Arlington, 3rd Viscount Thetford and 3rd Baron Arlington;  Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1724-57

 

Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton, KG PC

born

28 Sep 1735

mar. (1)

29 Jan 1756 (div. 23 Mar 1769) Hon Anne Liddell (b. 1737;  mar. (2) 26 Mar 1769 John [Fitzpatrick], 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory;  d. 24 Feb 1804), dau. and sole hrss. of Henry [Liddell], 1st Baron Ravensworth, by his wife Anne Delmé, only dau. of Sir Peter Delmé, Lord Mayor of London 1723-24

children by first wife

1. Lord George Henry FitzRoy, later 4th Duke of Grafton

2. General Lord Charles FitzRoy (b. 14 Jul 1764;  d. 20 Dec 1820), mar. (1) 20 Jun 1795 Frances Mundy (b. 1773;  d. 9 Aug 1797), dau. of Edward Miller Mundy, of Shupley, co. Derby, and (2) 10 Mar 1799 Lady Frances Anne Stewart (b. 24 Jun 1777;  d. 9 Feb 1810), 1st dau. by his second wife of Robert [Stewart], 1st Marquess of Londonderry, and had issue by both his wives

1. Lady Georgiana FitzRoy (d. 18 Jan 1799), mar. 4 Jun 1778 Rt Hon John Smyth MP, of The Heath, co. York, and had issue

mar. (2)

4 Jun 1769 Elizabeth Wrottesley (b. 1 Nov 1745;  d. 25 May 1822), dau. of Very Rev Sir Richard Wrottesley, 7th Bt., Dean of Worcester, by his wife Lady Mary Leveson-Gower, 1st dau. by his first wife of John [Leveson-Gower], 1st Earl Gower

children by second wife

3. Rev Lord Henry FitzRoy, Prebendary and Canon of Westminster (b. 9 Apr 1770;  d. 7 Jun 1828), mar. 10 Sep 1800 his cousin Caroline Pigot (d. 1 Jan 1835), dau. of Admiral Hugh Pigot by his second wife Frances Wrottesley, dau. of Very Rev Sir Richard Wrottesley, 7th Bt., Dean of Worcester, and had issue

4. Lord Frederick FitzRoy (b. 16 Sep 1774; dvp. young)

5. Admiral Lord William FitzRoy KCB MP (b. 1 Jun 1782;  d. 13 May 1857), mar. 1816 Georgiana Raikes (d. 2 Dec 1861), dau. of Thomas Raikes, and had issue

6. Lord John Edward FitzRoy (b. 24 Sep 1785; d. 28 Dec 1856)

2. Lady Charlotte FitzRoy (d. 23 Jun 1857)

3. Lady Elizabeth FitzRoy (d. 30 Mar 1839), mar. 4 Jul 1811 as his second wife her cousin Lt Gen Hon William FitzRoy, of Kempston, co. Norfolk (b. 12 Dec 1773; d. 30 Mar 1839), 7th son of Charles [FitzRoy], 1st Baron Southampton, by his wife Anne Warren, dau. and cohrss. of Admiral Sir Peter Warren KB, of Warrenstown

4. Lady Augusta FitzRoy (d. 29 Jun 1839), mar. 19 Nov 1811 Rev. G F Tavel (d. 27 Apr 1829)

5. Lady Frances FitzRoy (b. 1 Jun 1780; d. 7 Jan 1866), mar. 25 Nov 1800 Francis Almeric [Spencer], 1st Baron Churchill, and had issue

6. Lady Isabella FitzRoy (d. 10 Dec 1866), mar. 11 Aug 1812 Barrington Pope Blachford, of Osborne, Isle of Wight

died

14 Mar 1811

suc. by

son by first marriage

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for St Edmunds 1756-57;  a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1756-57;  Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1757-63 and 1769-90;  Secretary of State for the North 1765-66;  Privy Councillor 1765;  First Lord of the Treasury (Prime Minister) 1767-70;  Lord Privy Seal 1771-75 and 1782-83;  Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1768;  Knight of the Garter 1769;  Recorder of Coventry 1778-1811;  Trustee of the British Museum 1793-1811

 

George Henry [FitzRoy], 4th Duke of Grafton, KG

born

27 Jan 1760

mar.

16 Nov 1784 Lady Charlotte Maria Waldegrave (b. 11 Oct 1761;  d. 1 Feb 1808), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of James [Waldegrave], 2nd Earl Waldegrave, by his wife Maria Walpole, illegitimate dau. of Hon Sir Edward Walpole

children

1. Lord Henry FitzRoy, later 5th Duke of Grafton

2. Lt Col Rt Hon Lord Charles FitzRoy MP, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household (b. 28 Dec 1791; d. 17 Jun 1865), mar. 25 Oct 1825 Lady Anne Cavendish (b. 11 Nov 1787;  d. 27 May 1871), 1st dau. of George Augustus Henry [Cavendish], 1st Earl of Burlington, and had issue

3. Lord James Henry FitzRoy (b. 19 Apr 1804; dvp. 26 Jul 1834)

1. Lady Maria Anne FitzRoy (b. 3 Nov 1785; d. 12 May 1855), mar. 24 May 1810 Sir William Oglander, 6th Bt. (b. 13 Sep 1769;  d. 17 Jan 1852)

2. Lady Georgiana Laura FitzRoy (d. 18 Jun 1855)

3. Lady Elizabeth Anne FitzRoy (d. 27 Oct 1867), mar. 1814 her cousin John Henry Smyth, of Heath Hall, Wakefield, co. York (d. 1822)

4. Lady Isabella Frances FitzRoy (b. 1792;  d. 27 Aug 1875), mar. Joseph St John (d. 1856)

died

28 Sep 1844

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Thetford 1782-84 and for Cambridge University 1784-1811;  Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk 1790-1844;  Ranger of Hyde Park and St James's Park 1794-1807;  Knight of the Garter 1834

 

Henry [FitzRoy], 5th Duke of Grafton

born

10 Feb 1790

mar.

12 Jun 1812 Mary Caroline Berkeley (b. 18 Jun 1795;  d. 10 Sep 1873), 3rd dau. of Adm Hon Sir George Cranfield Berkeley GCB (by his wife and second cousin Emily Charlotte Lennox, 2nd dau. of Lord George Henry Lennox MP (by his wife and fourth cousin once removed Lady Louisa Kerr, 1st dau. of William [Kerr], 4th Marquess of Lothian), 2nd son of Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond), 2nd son of Augustus [Berkeley], 4th Earl of Berkeley, by his wife Elizabeth Drax, 1st dau. of Henry Drax, of Ellerton Abbey, co. York

children

1. Lord William Henry FitzRoy, later 6th Duke of Grafton

2. Lord Augustus Charles Lennox FitzRoy, later 7th Duke of Grafton

3. Col Lord Frederick John FitzRoy MP (b. 4 Apr 1823;  d. Feb 1919), mar. 27 Oct 1853 Catherine Sarah Wilhelmina Wescomb (b. 3 Nov 1829;  d. 9 Mar 1914), dau. of Rev William Wescomb, Rector of Langford, and had issue

1. Lady Mary Elizabeth Emily FitzRoy (b. 1817;  d. 22 Aug 1887), mar. 7 Nov 1837 Rev Hon Augustus Frederick Phipps (b. 1809;  d. 27 Jan 1896), 4th son of Henry [Phipps], 1st Earl of Mulgrave, and had issue

2. Lady Maria Louisa FitzRoy (b. 18 Apr 1818;  d. 10 May 1912), mar. 26 Jan 1846 as his second wife Edward Gordon [Douglas-Pennant], 1st Baron Penrhyn, and had issue

died

26 Mar 1863

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Whig) for Bury St Edmunds 1818-20 and 1826-31, and for Thetford 1834-42

 

William Henry [FitzRoy], 6th Duke of Grafton

born

4 Aug 1819

mar.

10 Feb 1858 Hon Marie Anne Louise Baring (b. 18 Nov 1833;  d. 8 Apr 1928), 1st dau. of Francis [Baring], 3rd Baron Ashburton, by his wife Hortense Eugenie Claire Maret, dau. of Hughes-Bernard Maret, 1st Duke of Bassano, Prime Minister of France 1834

died

s.p. 21 May 1882

suc. by

brother

note

Member of Parliament (Liberal) for Thetford 1847-63

 

Augustus Charles Lennox [FitzRoy], 7th Duke of Grafton, KG CB

born

22 Jun 1821

mar.

9 Jun 1847 Anna Balfour (b. 15 Jun 1825;  d. 23 Dec 1857), yst. dau. of James Balfour, of Whittinghame, co. Berwick, by his wife Lady Eleanor Maitland, 1st dau. of James [Maitland], 8th Earl of Lauderdale

children

1. Lord Henry James FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston (b. 28 Nov 1848; d.s.p. and v.p. 10 May 1912), mar. 29 May 1871 Kate Walsh (d. 24 Nov 1903), dau. of John Walsh

2. Lord Alfred William Maitland FitzRoy, later 8th Duke of Grafton

3. Victor Alexander Charles FitzRoy (b. 1855; dvp. 1858)

4. Rev Lord Charles Edward FitzRoy, Rector of Euston-with-Barnham, Thetford, co. Norfolk (b. 9 Dec 1857;  d. 27 Aug 1911), mar. 12 Jun 1883 his third cousin once removed Hon Ismay Mary Helen Augusta FitzRoy (d. 22 Apr 1952), 1st dau. by his second wife of Charles [FitzRoy], 3rd Baron Southampton, and had issue:

1a. Charles Alfred Euston FitzRoy, later 10th Duke of Grafton

2a. Lieut Edward Henry FitzRoy RN (b. 13 Jul 1893;  d. 23 Jan 1917)

3a. Lord John Percy Samuel FitzRoy (b. 12 Jul 1899;  granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Duke by Royal Warrant 28 Oct 1936;  d. 24 Sep 1945), mar. 9 May 1929 Kathleen Ruth Mary Rokeby (b. 3 May 1907;  mar. (2) Leonard Thomas Carr;  d. 1967), dau. of Rev Arthur Willoughby Rokeby, of Clifton Manor, co. Bedford, and had issue

1a. Lady Anne Ismay Ethel FitzRoy (b. 9 Apr 1884;  granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 28 Oct 1936;  dsp. 14 Apr 1966), mar. 31 Jan 1921 Frederick Ernest Charles [Byron], 10th Baron Byron

2a. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Mabel FitzRoy (b. 26 Oct 1886;  granted the style and precedence of a the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 28 Oct 1936;  d. 23 Nov 1969), mar. 20 Apr 1911 Richard Sturgis Seymour MVO (b. 21 Sep 1875;  d. 21 Apr 1959), 2nd son of Lt Col Leopold Richard Seymour, and had issue

3a. Lady Violet Freddie FitzRoy (b. 9 Nov 1888;  granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 28 Oct 1936;  d. 30 Jun 1974), mar. 3 Feb 1909 Maj Gen Nigel Maitland Wilson CB DSO OBE IA (b. 6 Apr 1884;  d. 24 Feb 1950), 2nd son of Arthur Maitland Wilson OBE, of Stowlangtoft Hall, co. Suffolk, and had issue

1. Lady Eleanor FitzRoy (b. 2 Aug 1853;  d. 15 Sep 1905), mar. (1) 4 May 1872 Herbert FitzRoy Eaton, of Stetchworth Park, co. Cambridge (d. 8 Apr 1875), and (2) 5 May 1875 (div. 1900) as his first wife Maj Hon Walter Harbord (5th son by his second wife of Edward [Harbord], 3rd Baron Suffield;  d . 28 Jan 1913), and (3) 1904 Maj Herbert Richard Magniac DSO (dsp. 24 Mar 1909), and had issue by her second husband

died

4 Dec 1918

suc. by

son

note

Lt Col Coldstream Guards 1854-58, Maj Gen 1875 and Lieut Gen 1880;  CB 1873;  Equerry in Ordinary to the Queen 1849-82 and Honorary Equerry 1882-1918;  Knight of the Garter 1883

 

Alfred William Maitland [FitzRoy], 8th Duke of Grafton

born

3 Mar 1850

mar. (1)

27 Apr 1875 Margaret Rose Smith (b. 1855;  d. 10 Mar 1913), 3rd dau. of Eric Carrington Smith, of Stonewick, co. Sussex, by his wife Mary Maberley, 3rd dau. of John Maberley

children by first wife

1. Lord William Henry Alfred FitzRoy, styled Viscount Ipswich (b. 24 Jul 1884;  d.v.p. 23 Apr 1918), mar. 27 Sep 1913 Auriol Margaretta Brougham (b. 1891;  mar. (2) 28 Oct 1929 Lt Col Gavin Robert Vernon Hume-Gore MC;  d. 7 Feb 1938), only child of Maj James Brougham, of Woodland Hall , co. Lancaster and Potterspury House, co. Northampton, and had issue:

1a. Lord John Charles William FitzRoy, later 9th Duke of Grafton

1a. Lady (Margaret) Jane FitzRoy, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1931 (b. 27 Apr 1916;  d. 1994), mar. 10 Oct 1936 Maj Gen Sir Eustace John Blois Nelson KCVO CB DSO OBE (b. 15 Jun 1912;  d. 23 Dec 1993), 2nd son of Roland Hugh Nelson, of 3 Cadogan Gardens, SW London, and had issue:

1b. Jennifer Jane [Nelson later Forman], suo jure Baroness Arlington

2b. Juliet Auriol Sally Nelson (b. 4 Oct 1940), mar. 18 Oct 1960 Capt Sir Montague John Cholmeley, 6th Bt., of Burton le Coggles, Grantham, co. Lincoln

2a. Lady Mary Rose FitzRoy, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1931 (b. 7 Sep 1918; d. 8 Mar 2010), mar. 3 Nov 1945 (div. 1952) Francis Trelawny Williams (b. 6 Feb 1915;  d. 1977), 1st son of Henry Harcourt Williams, of Pencalenik, St Clements, Truro, co. Cornwall, and had issue

1. Lady Lilian Rose FitzRoy (b. 2 Mar 1876;  d. 2 Jan 1960), mar. 20 Jul 1910 Charles Robertson, of Hampstead Way, Golders Green, London NW11 (b. 23 Feb 1874;  d. 6 Jan 1968)

2. Lady Mary Margaret FitzRoy (b. 10 Dec 1877;  d. 5 Jan 1966)

mar. (2)

8 Jan 1916 Susanna Mary Borthwick (widow of Archibald Patrick Thomas [Borthwick], 20th Lord Borthwick;  b. 1 Apr 1878;  d. 3 Oct 1961), 4th dau. of Sir Mark John MacTaggart Stewart, 1st Bt., by his wife Marianne Susanna Ommaney, only child of John Orde Ommaney

children by second wife

3. Lady Elfrida Marie Susanna FitzRoy (b. 15 Mar 1919;  d. 4 Jan 1920)

4. Lady Cecilia Blanche Genevieve FitzRoy (b. 13 May 1922;  d. 8 Feb 1974), mar. 11 May 1949 George Anthony Geoffrey Howard (later a Life Peer as Baron Howard of Henderskelfe), only surv. son of Hon Geoffrey Howard, of Castle Howard, co. York, and had issue

died

10 Jan 1930

suc by

grandson

 

John Charles William [FitzRoy], 9th Duke of Grafton

born

1 Aug 1914

died

4 Aug 1936

suc. by

cousin

note

on his death the two Baronies of Arlington. the Viscountcy of Thetford and the Earldom of Arlington fell into abeyance between his two sisters, Lady Jane Margaret Nelson and Lady Mary Rose Williams

 

Charles Alfred Euston [FitzRoy], 10th Duke of Grafton

born

4 Jun 1892

mar. (1)

24 Jan 1918 Lady Doreen Maria Josepha Sydney Buxton (b. 29 Nov 1897;  d. 28 Jul 1923), 1st dau. of Sydney Charles [Buxton], 1st Earl Buxton, by his second wife Mildred Anne Smith GBE, 1st dau. of Hugh Colin Smith, of Mount Clare, Roehampton, co. Surrey

children by first wife

1. Lord Hugh Denis Charles FitzRoy, later 11th Duke of Grafton

2. Lieut Lord Charles Oliver Edward FitzRoy (b. 13 Jul 1923;  d. Aug 1944)

1. Lady Anne Mildred Ismay FitzRoy (b. 7 Aug 1920), mar. 19 Apr 1947 Maj Colin Dalziel Mackenzie MBE MC (b. 23 Mar 1919), 1st son of Lt Col Alexander Mackenzie CVO DSO, of Farr, co. Inverness, and has issue

mar. (2)

6 Oct 1924 Lucy Eleanor Barnes (b. 25 Dec 1897;  d. 11 Sep 1943), dau of Sir George Stapylton Barnes KCB KCSI, of Cobham, co. Surrey

children by second wife

3. Capt Lord Edward Anthony Charles FitzRoy (b. 26 Aug 1928; d. 25 Nov 2007), mar. 26 Apr 1956 Veronica Mary Ruttledge (b. 24 Nov 1932), 2nd dau. of Maj Robert Francis Ruttledge MC, of Cloonee, Ballinrobe, co. Mayo, and had issue

4. Lord Michael Charles FitzRoy (b. 18 Mar 1932;  d. 15 Jul 1954)

mar. (3)

18 Jul 1944 Rita Emily Currie (widow of Lt Cmdr John Thurburn Currie, RN, of Maiden Bradley, co. Somerset;  b. 24 Oct 1911;  d. 24 Aug 1970), only dau. of John Ralph Stockley Carr-Ellison (by his wife Alice Ursula Lang, only surv. dau. of Frederick Andrew Lang, of Toorak, Melbourne, Australia), 2nd son of John Ralph Carr-Ellison, of Hebburn Hall and Dunston Hill, Co. Durham

died

11 November 1970

suc. by

son by first marriage

 

Hugh Denis Charles [FitzRoy], 11th Duke of Grafton, KG DL

born

3 Apr 1919

mar.

12 Oct 1946 (Ann) Fortune Smith GCVO, Lady of the Bedchamber 1953-66, Mistress of the Robes 1967- (b. 24 Feb 1920), only dau. of Capt (Evan Cadogan) Eric Smith MC, of Lower Ashfold, co. Sussex, by his wife Beatrice Helen Williams, dau. of Albert Henry Williams OBE, of The Flint House, Langstone Harbour, co. Hampshire

children

1. Lord James Oliver Charles FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston, of 6 Vicarage Gardens, London W8, Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II 1962-63 (b. 13 Dec 1947; dvp. 1 Oct 2009), mar. 16 Sep 1972 Lady Clare Amabel Margaret Kerr (b. 15 Apr 1951), 3rd dau. of Peter Francis Walter [Kerr], 12th Marquess of Lothian, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Oliver Charles FitzRoy, later 12th Duke of Grafton

1a. Lady Louise Helen Mary FitzRoy (b. 11 Jun 1973), mar. Charles J Vaughan, son of Patrick Vaughan, of Courtfield, co. Hereford, and has issue

2a. Lady Emily Clare FitzRoy (b. 6 Dec 1974)

3a. Lady Charlotte Rose FitzRoy (b. 10 Mar 1983)

4a. Lady Isobel Anne FitzRoy (b. 1985)

2. Lord Charles Patrick Hugh FitzRoy (b. 7 Jan 1957), mar. 1988 Diana M Miller-Stirling, dau. of Hubert Miller-Stirling, of Cape Town, South Africa, and has issue

1. Lady Henrietta Fortune Doreen FitzRoy (b. 14 Sep 1949), mar. 1 Dec 1979 as his third wife Edward Gerald Patrick Barbaro (b. c. 1928; d. 20 Dec 2004), son of ..... Barbaro, Marchese di San Giorgio, of Palazzo Armeria, Malta, and has issue

2. Lady Virginia Mary Elizabeth FitzRoy (b. 10 Apr 1954), mar. (1) 6 Sep 1980 (div. 1987) Lord Ralph William Francis Joseph Kerr (b. 7 Nov 1957), 2nd son of Peter Francis Walter [Kerr], 12th Marquess of Lothian, and (2) 4 Aug 1995 Roger Babington Hill, 1st son of Cdr Harold Babington Smith, of East Chiltington, co. Sussex

3. Lady (Olivia) Rose Mildred FitzRoy (b. 1 Aug 1963), mar. 17 Mar 1995 (John) Guy Elmhirst Monson (b. 11 Sep 1962), 1st son of Maj Hon Jeremy David Alfonso John Monson, of Keeper's Cottage, Hare Hatch, co. Berkshire (by his wife Patricia Mary Barker, yst. dau. of Maj George Barker MFH, of Stanlake Park, Twyford, co. Berkshire), 2nd son of Augustus Debonnaire John [Monson], 9th Baron Monson, and has issue

died

7 Apr 2011

suc. by

grandson

note

Knight of the Garter 1976

 

Henry Oliver Charles [FitzRoy], 12th Duke of Grafton

born

6 Apr 1978

mar.

14 Aug 2010 Olivia Margaret Sladen (b. 1978), dau. of Simon Hogarth Sladen (by his wife ..... Delaney), son of Edward Carew Sladen, only son of Beig-Gen Sir Gerald Carew Sladen CB CMG DSO MC, by his second wife Mabel Ursula Orr Ewing, 2nd dau. of Sir Archibald Ernest Orr Ewing of Ballikinrain, 3rd Bt. JP DL, by his wife Hon Mabel Addington, 4th dau. of William Wells [Addington], 3rd Viscount Sidmouth

only child

1. Lord Alfred James Charles FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euton (b. 26 Dec 2012)

 

Last updated 17 Jan 2013

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Titles:

12th Duke of Grafton

(England, let. pat. 11 Sep 1675)

12th Earl of Euston

(England, let. pat. 16 Aug 1672)

12th Viscount Ipswich

(England, let. pat. 16 Aug 1672)

12th Baron Sudbury

(England, let. pat. 16 Aug 1672)

Hereditary Ranger of Whittlebury Forest, co. Northampton

 

Address:

Euston Hall, Euston, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2QW

Tel:  01842 753282

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