Henry FitzJames 1st Duke of Albemarle

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry FitzJames 1st Duke of Albemarle was born on 6 August 1673, in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, King James Stuart, II of England, Ireland and 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, 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
1673–1702
Marie Gabrielle d'Audibert de Lussan
1675–1741
Marriage: 19 July 1700
Lady Christine Marie Jacqueline Henriette FitzJames
1703–1720

Sources (3)

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

World Events (2)

1682 · The Palace of Versailles

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

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

Norman, English: relationship name from Anglo-Norman French fiz ‘son’ ( see Fitz ) + the personal name James , ‘son of James’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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