Philip FitzRoy

1194–
England

The Life of Philip

Philip FitzRoy was born in 1194, in England.

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1215 · Magna Carta

Age 21

King John of England agreed to a charter of rights called the Magna Carta. The document was originally drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish peace between King John and a group of rebel barons. The Magna Carta was completed in 1215 and is now considered to be one of the greatest constitutional documents of all time.
1224 · France Declares War on England

Age 30

France declared war on England as Louis VIII of France attacked Poitou and northern Gascony.
1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

Age 65

Treaty of Paris was signed on December 4, 1259, which ended 100 years of conflict between England and France.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from fi(t)z ‘son’ + Roy in one or other of its senses. It is usually taken to imply that the original bearer was a bastard son of the king, though ‘son of Ruadh ’ (a Gaelic nickname meaning ‘red’) is also a possible interpretation.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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