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About Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth

Died without issues

Wikipedia: English: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_FitzCharles,_1st_Earl_of_Plymouth


Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth M, #105023, b. 1657, d. 17 October 1680

Last Edited=20 Jan 2011

    Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth was born in 1657 illegitimately.1 He was the son of Charles II Stuart, King of Great Britain and Catherine Pegge. He married Lady Bridget Osborne, daughter of Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds and Lady Bridget Bertie, on 12 September 1678 at Wimbledon, London, England.2 He died on 17 October 1680 at Tangier, Morocco, without issue.2
    Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth gained the title of 1st Earl of Plymouth in 1675. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
    

Citations [S11 S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 256. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family. [S323 S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 30. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage. [S18 S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.


Charles was the acknowleged illegitimate son of King Charles 2nd and Catherine Pegge. He died without issue.
Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth (1657 – 17 October 1680) was the illegitimate son of King Charles II of England, by Catherine Pegge. He had a sister called Catherine FitzCharles who became a nun. His mother went on to marry Sir Edward Greene of Samford in Essex, but they had no children. His subsidiary titles were Viscount Totness and Baron Dartmouth.

He died while serving as part of the Tangier Garrison.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_FitzCharles,_1st_Earl_of_Plymouth

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134144081/charles-fitzcharles

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Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth's Timeline

1657
1657
1680
October 17, 1680
Age 23
Morocco
1680
Age 23
Tangier, Morocco
1681
January 18, 1681
Age 23
Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
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Charles was educated in Spain