Charles FitzRoy

Hon. Sir Charles FitzRoy

Son of Charles FitzRoy, 1st Baron Southampton (1737-1797), himself a grandson of the 2nd Duke of Grafton, and his wife Anne Warren (d. 1807)

Born: 5. Sep 1762

He fell in love with Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783-1810), daughter of King George III, prior to her death at the age of 27 but a legal marriage was prohibited by the provisions of the Royal Marriages Act.

Married: 21. Sep 1816 Eliza Barlow (d. 1850), daughter of Samuel Francis Barlow and widow of Clavering Savage

No issue

Died: 18. Oct 1831

Buried: Family vault at St James's Chapel, Tottenham Court Road, London



Anthony Camp ”Royal Mistresses and Bastards. Fact and Fiction 1714-1936”, London 2007; Flora Fraser in “Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III”, John Murray 2004; Burke’s Peerage and Gentry, online version