Henry FitzJames, 1st Duke of Albemarle

6 August 1673–16 December 1702 (Age 29)
Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry FitzJames, 1st Duke of Albemarle was born on 6 August 1673, in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Stuart II, King of England, King of Scotland, was 39 and his mother, Arabella Churchill, was 25. He married Marie Gabrielle d'Audibert de Lussan on 19 July 1700, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Seine-et-Oise, Région Parisienne, France. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 16 December 1702, in Bagnols-sur-Cèze, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, at the age of 29.

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Henry FitzJames, 1st Duke of Albemarle
Marie Gabrielle d'Audibert de Lussan
Marriage: 19 July 1700
Lady Christine Marie Jacqueline Henriette FitzJames

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1700Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Seine-et-Oise, Région Parisienne, France
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1682 · The Palace of Versailles
    Age 9
    The Palace of Versailles was originally known as a hunting log and retreat for Louis XII. When Louis XIV took over he moved his family into it. After he died the palace was abandoned. It has since been turned into a museum.
    1700 · French Monarchy
    Age 27
    The French monarchy started way before the 1700s, but for the most part the major events of history took place during this time before the French Revolution started. This was known as the Bourbon Dynasty. Louis XIV the Great, Louis XV the Beloved, Louis XVI the Restorer of French Liberty, and Louis XVII all reigned during this time.

    Name Meaning

    A perennially popular given name, of Continental Germanic origin, from haim ‘home’ + rīc ‘power, ruler’. It was an Old French name, adopted by the Normans and introduced by them to Britain. It has been borne by eight kings of England. Not until the 17th century did the form Henry (as opposed to Harry ) become the standard vernacular form, mainly under the influence of the Latin form Henricus and French Henri.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (3)

    • Henry Fitz James d'Albemade in entry for Christine Marie Jacqueline Henriette d'Albemade, "France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896"
    • Henry Fitzjames d'Albemare, "France, Marriages, 1546-1924"
    • wikipedia: Henry FitzJames

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