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22nd July 1536 – Henry Fitzroy Dies

On the 22nd July 1536 Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, died at St James’s Palace. He was the illegitimate son of Henry VIII and Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ Blount and was just seventeen years old when he died. There is … Continue reading

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15th June 1519 – Henry Fitzroy is Born

On the 15th June 1519, Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, was born. Even though we are not completely sure about this date, it is generally accepted to be Henry’s birthdate. Richmond was the acknowledged illegitimate son of Henry … Continue reading

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