Fitzroy, Augustus Henry 3rd Duke of Grafton

Male 1735 - 1811  (75 years)


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  • Name Fitzroy, Augustus Henry 
    Suffix 3rd Duke of Grafton 
    Born 28 Sep 1735 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1811 
    Person ID I15517  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Fitzroy, Capt. Lord Augustus,   b. 16 Oct 1716,   d. 24 May 1741  (Age 24 years) 
    Mother Cosby, Elizabeth 
    Married Mar 1734 
    Family ID F10486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Liddell, Hon. Anne,   b. 1738 
    Married 29 Jan 1756  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 23 Mar 1769 
    Children 
     1. Fitzroy, Lady Georgiana,   d. 18 Jan 1799
     2. FitzRoy, George Henry 4th Duke of Grafton,   b. 14 Jan 1760,   d. 28 Sep 1844  (Age 84 years)
     3. FitzRoy, General Lord Charles,   b. 14 Jul 1764,   d. 20 Dec 1829  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F10490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Wrottesley, Elizabeth,   b. 1 Nov 1745,   d. 25 May 1822, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1769  Woburn Abbey Bedfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fitzroy, Lady Elizabeth,   d. 30 Mar 1839
     2. Fitzroy, Lady Augusta,   d. 29 Jun 1839
     3. Fitzroy, Rev. Lord Henry,   b. 9 Apr 1770,   d. 7 Jun 1828  (Age 58 years)
     4. Fitzroy, Lady Frances,   b. 1 Jun 1780,   d. 7 Jan 1866, Ranger’s Lodge Charlbury Oxfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. FitzRoy, Admiral Lord Sir William,   b. 1 Jun 1782,   d. 13 May 1857  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F13018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Augustus Fitzroy
    Augustus Fitzroy

  • Notes 
    • Augustus Henry Fitzroy 3rd Duke of Grafton was educated at Westminster College Westminster London England.
      He was educated at Peterhouse College Cambridge University Cambridge Cambridgeshire England.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Bury St. Edmunds between 1756 and 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Arlington of Arlington Middlesex [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Arlington of Arlington Middlesex [E. 1665] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Thetford Norfolk [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Ipswich co. Suffolk [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Euston co. Suffolk [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 3rd Duke of Grafton co. Northampton [E. 1675] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Sudbury of Sudbury co. Suffolk [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Arlington [E. 1672] on 6 May 1757.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1765.
      He held the office of Secretary of State Northern Department from 1765 to 1766.
      He held the office of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury between 1766 and 1770.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1769.
      He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between 1771 and 1775.
      He held the office of Lord Privy Seal between 1782 and 1783.


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