Biography of Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757

1690 Storming of Cork

1714 Coronation George I


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

On 01 Aug 1672 [his father] Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (8) and [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (17) were married.

On 01 Aug 1672 [his father] Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (8) was created 1st Earl Euston, 1st Viscount Ipswich, 1st Baron Sudbury. [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (17) by marriage Countess Euston.

In 1675 [his father] Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (11) was created 1st Duke Grafton (1C 1675). [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (19) by marriage Duchess Grafton (1C 1675).

On 25 Oct 1683 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 was born to [his father] Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (20) and [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (28).

John Evelyn's Diary 1683 November. 26 Nov 1683. I went to compliment the [his mother] Duchess of Grafton (28), now lying-in of her first child, a son, which she called for, that I might see it. She was become more beautiful, if it were possible, than before, and full of virtue and sweetness. She discoursed with me of many particulars, with great prudence and gravity beyond her years.

Storming of Cork

On 09 Oct 1690 [his father] Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 (27) was killed at Cork during the Storming of Cork. His son [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (6) succeeded 2nd Duke Grafton (1C 1675), 2nd Earl Euston, 2nd Viscount Ipswich, 2nd Baron Sudbury.

In 1698 Thomas Hanmer 4th Baronet Hamner 1677-1746 (20) and [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (42) were married.

Around 1713 [his son] Charles Fitzroy-Scudamore 1713-1782 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (29).

On 30 Apr 1713 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (29) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (22) were married. Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (22) by marriage Duchess Grafton (1C 1675).

On 13 Apr 1714 [his son] Charles Henry Fitzroy 1714-1715 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (30) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (23).

Coronation George I

On 20 Oct 1714 George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727 (54) was crowned I King Great Britain and Ireland: Hanover at Westminster Abbey by Thomas Tenison Archbishop of Canterbury 1636-1715 (78).
[his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (30) was appointed Lord High Steward.

Before 1727. Michael Dahl Painter 1659-1743. Portrait of George I King Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

In 1715 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (31) was appointed Privy Council.

On 24 Aug 1715 [his son] George Fitzroy Earl Euston 1715-1747 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (31) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (24).

On 18 Dec 1715 [his son] Charles Henry Fitzroy 1714-1715 (1) died.

On 16 Oct 1716 [his son] Augustus Fitzroy 1716-1741 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (32) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (26).

On 23 Apr 1718 [his son] [his son] Charles Fitzroy 1718-1739 was born to Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (34) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (27).

In 1720 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (36) was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

In 1721 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (37) was appointed 537th Knight of the Garter: George I.

On 08 Apr 1722 [his daughter] Caroline Fitzroy Countess Harrington 1722-1784 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (38) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (31).

In 1723 [his mother] Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 (67) died.

On 08 Jun 1723 [his daughter] Harriet Fitzroy 1723-1735 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (39) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (32).

In 1726 [his daughter] Isabella Fitzroy Countess Hertford 1726-1782 was born to [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (42) and [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (35).

On 09 Aug 1726 [his wife] Henrietta Somerset Duchess Grafton 1690-1726 (35) died.

On Mar 1734 [his son] Augustus Fitzroy 1716-1741 (17) and Elizabeth Cosby were married.

On Aug 1735 [his daughter] Harriet Fitzroy 1723-1735 (12) died.

On 29 Jul 1739 [his son] [his son] Charles Fitzroy 1718-1739 (21) died.

On 24 May 1741 [his son] Augustus Fitzroy 1716-1741 (24) died at Jamaica.

On 29 May 1741 Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess Hertford 1718-1794 (22) and [his daughter] Isabella Fitzroy Countess Hertford 1726-1782 (15) were married.

On 10 Oct 1741 [his son] George Fitzroy Earl Euston 1715-1747 (26) and Dorothy Boyle Countess Euston 1724-1742 (17) were married.

In 1744 [his son] Charles Fitzroy-Scudamore 1713-1782 (31) and Francis Scudamore 3rd Duchess Beaufort 1711-1750 (33) were married.

On 11 Aug 1746 William Stanhope 2nd Earl Harrington 1719-1779 (26) and [his daughter] Caroline Fitzroy Countess Harrington 1722-1784 (24) were married.

On 07 Jul 1747 [his son] George Fitzroy Earl Euston 1715-1747 (31) died wihout issue.

On 06 May 1757 [his son] Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757 (73) died. His grandson Augustus Henry Fitzroy 3rd Duke Grafton 1735-1811 (21) succeeded 3rd Duke Grafton (1C 1675), 3rd Earl Euston, 3rd Viscount Ipswich, 3rd Baron Sudbury. Anne Liddell Duchess Grafton 1737-1804 (20) by marriage Duchess Grafton (1C 1675).

[his son] Charles Fitzroy was born to Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton 1683-1757.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stewart

Descendants Family Trees:

James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 24 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 16 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 22 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 17 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Grand Son of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685

Kings Scotland: Great x 2 Grand Son of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625

Kings Franks: Great x 15 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 2 Grand Son of Henry IV King France 1553-1610

Ancestry

Father: Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 Son of Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton 1663-1690 Arms

GrandFather: Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 Son of Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 Charles II King England Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 Arms

Great GrandFather: Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland 1600-1649 Son of James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 Stewart Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: James I King England and Ireland VI King Scotland 1566-1625 2 x Great Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Stewart Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry "Lord Darnley" Stewart 1545-1567 Great Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Stewart Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Matthew Stewart 4th Earl Lennox 1516-1571 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Stewart Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Douglas Countess Lennox 1515-1578 Granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Douglas Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland 1542-1587 Great Granddaughter of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Stewart Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: James V King Scotland 1512-1542 Grandson of Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 Stewart Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Mary of Guise Queen Consort Scotland 1515-1560 6 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland 1574-1619

Great x 3 GrandFather: Frederick II King Denmark 1534-1588

Great x 4 GrandFather: Christian III King Denmark 1503-1559

Great GrandMother: Henrietta Maria Bourbon Queen Consort England 1609-1669 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry IV King France 1553-1610 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Antoine King Navarre 1518-1562 6 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Charles Bourbon Duke Vendôme 1489-1537 5 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Françoise Valois-Alençon Count Vendôme 6 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Albret III Queen Navarre 1528-1572 8 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry II King Navarre 1503-1555 8 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Marguerite Valois-Orleans Queen Consort Navarre 1492-1549 7 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Marie de Medici Queen Consort France 1575-1642

Great x 3 GrandFather: Francesco I de Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany 1541-1587

Great x 4 GrandFather: Cosimo I de Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany 1519-1574

GrandMother: Barbara Villiers 1st Duchess of Cleveland 1640-1709 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Villiers Arms

Great GrandFather: William Villiers 2nd Viscount Grandison 1614-1643 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England Villiers Arms

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward Villiers 1585-1626 Villiers Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: George Villiers of Brokesby 1544-1606 Villiers Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Villiers of Brooksby Leicestershire 1492-1558 Villiers Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Collette Clarke 1491-1539

Great x 3 GrandMother: Audrey Saunders 1551-1588

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Saunders of Harrington Northamptonshire -1582

Great x 2 GrandMother: Barbara St John -1672 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England St John Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: John St John 1552-1594 7 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England St John Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Nicholas St John 1525-1589 6 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England St John Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Blount 1540-1597 13 x Great Granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Blount Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Lucy Hungerford 11 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Hungerford Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Walter Hungerford -1596 10 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272 Hungerford Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Anne Dormer 1525-1603

Great GrandMother: Mary Bayning Countess Anglesey 11 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Paul Bayning 1st Viscount Bayning 1588-1629

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Glemham Viscountess Bayning 10 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Glemham -1632

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Sackville 1564- 9 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Sackville Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset 1536-1608 8 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Sackville Arms

Great x 4 GrandMother: Cicely Baker Countess Dorset 1535-1615

Mother: Isabella Bennet Duchess Grafton 1655-1723 12 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington 1618-1685 11 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: John Bennet 1563-1626

Great GrandMother: Dorothy Crofts 1588-1659 10 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Crofts 1563-1628 9 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Crofts 1540-1612

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edmund Croftes 1520-1558

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Kitson 1511-1586 Kitson Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Susannah Crofts 1539-1603 8 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Poley 1511-1589

Great x 4 GrandMother: Anne Wentworth 1520-1575 7 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England Wentworth Arms

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Shirley -1649 Shirley Arms

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Shirley 1542-1612 Shirley Arms

Great x 4 GrandFather: William Shirley 1498-1551 Shirley Arms

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne Kempe 1544-1622

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Kempe 1513-1591

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Cheney -1549

GrandMother: Elisabeth Nassau-Beverweert Countess Arlington 1633-1718

Great GrandFather: Louis Nassau-Beverweert 1602-1665

Great x 2 GrandFather: Maurice Orange-Nassau I Prince Orange 1567-1625

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "The Silent" Orange-Nassau I Prince Orange 1533-1584

Great x 4 GrandFather: William "The Rich" I Count of Nassau-Dillenburg 1487-1559

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anna Saxony Princess Orange

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaretha van Mechelen 1580-1662