Lady Charlotte Fitzroy Countess of Lichfield

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Lady Charlotte Fitzroy Countess of Lichfield was born on 5 September 1664, in Westminster, Middlesex, England, her father, King Charles Stuart II, was 34 and her mother, Barbara Villiers, was 23. She married Sir Edward Henry Lee 1st Earl of Lichfield on 6 February 1677, in London, England. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 17 February 1718, in London, England, at the age of 53, and was buried in Spelsbury, Oxfordshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Sir Edward Henry Lee 1st Earl of Lichfield
1663–1716
Lady Charlotte Fitzroy Countess of Lichfield
1664–1718
Marriage: 6 February 1677
Charlotte Lee
1678–1721
Edward Lee
Charles Quarendon Lee
1680–1680
Captain James Lee
1681–1711
Francis Henry Lee
1685–
Anne Lee
1686–1716
Charles Henry Lee
1688–1708
Elisabeth Lee
1688–1736
George Henry Lee 2nd Earl of Litchfield
1690–1743
Francis Henry Col Lee
1692–
Elizabethae Lee
1693–1739
Barbara Lee
1695–1729
Mary Isabella Lee
1697–1697
Vice Admiral FitzRoy Henry Lee
1699–1750
William Lee
1701–
Thomas Lee
1703–
John Lee
1704–
Robert Lee 4th Earl of Litchfield
1706–1776

Sources (8)

  • Charlotte FitzRoy Lee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charlotte Fitzroy in entry for Charles Lee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Charlotte Fitzroy in entry for Charles Lee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (1)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (from Latin filius), used originally to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name and then conventionalized as a hereditary surname, or short for a surname of which fiz ‘son’ was the first element, for example Fitzhenry and Fitzroy .

Altered form of English Fitch .

German: from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Vinzenz (see Vincent ) or Vitus (see Vito , compare Veit ). Compare also Fietz .

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

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