James Francis Fitzjames Stuart, 2nd Duke of Berwick

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About James Francis Fitzjames Stuart, 2nd Duke of Berwick

Golden Fleece - Knights: Spanish Branch

James FitzJames Stuart married Catalina Ventura Colón de Portugal, Duquesa de Veragua, and Duquesa de la Vega. She was a descendant of Admiral Cristóbal Colón (Christopher Columbus)..

James Francis (Diego Francisco) Fitz-James Stuart, 2nd Duke of Berwick, (Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, 21 October 1696 - Naples, Italy, 2 June 1738) was a Jacobite and Spanish nobleman. He inherited titles in the Jacobite and Spanish nobility on the death of his father in battle in 1734 at Philippsburg, (near Karlsruhe, presently located in the German "Bundesland" of Baden-Württemberg), during the War of the Polish Succession. He was also Consort Duke of Veragua and of la Vega and a Consort-Marquis of four further titles by his Spanish marriage in 1716. His full title was 2nd Duke of Berwick, 2nd Earl of Tinmouth, 2nd Baron Bosworth, 2nd Duke of Liria and Xerica, Grandee of Spain 1st class (from 1716), Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece (from 29 September 1714), as well as the holder of several earldoms.

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James Francis Fitzjames Stuart, 2nd Duke of Berwick's Timeline

October 21, 1696
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
December 31, 1716
Age 20
Madrid, Spain
December 28, 1718
Age 22
Madrid, Spain
November 6, 1720
Age 24
Madrid, Spain
April 21, 1723
Age 26
Madrid, Spain
April 21, 1724
Age 27
Madrid, Spain
May 3, 1725
Age 28
Madrid, Spain
June 2, 1738
Age 41
Naples, Italy