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Bruce, Edward, earl of Carrick (c. 1280–1318), soldier and claimant to the Irish throne, was the third, or possibly fourth, son of Robert VI de Brus (d. 1304), son of the claimant for the Scottish throne, and Marjory, countess of Carrick. He had two older brothers, ...

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Charles Edward [Charles Edward Stuart; styled Charles; known as the Young Pretender, Bonnie Prince Charlie] (1720–1788), Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Severino Maria at the Palazzo Muti, Rome, on 31 December 1720 ns, the eldest son of ...

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Charles Edward (1720–1788) by Louis Gabriel Blanchet, 1738 © National Portrait Gallery

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Clementina (1702–1735) by Francesco Trevisani Museo del Prado, Madrid; photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Clementina [Maria Clementina Stuart, née Sobieska] (1702–1735), consort of James Francis Edward, Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Maria Clementina on 18 July 1702. She was the third and youngest daughter of James Sobieski, prince of Poland, and his wife, ...

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Dudley, Lord Guildford (c. 1535–1554), husband of Lady Jane Grey, was the fourth surviving son of John Dudley, duke of Northumberland (1504–1553), and his wife, Lady Jane Guildford (d. 1555), the daughter of Sir Edward Guildford of Halden and Hemsted, Kent. Northumberland...

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Edward, styled earl of Warwick (1475–1499), potential claimant to the English throne, was the first and only surviving son of George, duke of Clarence (1449–1478), and Isabel, daughter and coheir of Richard Neville, earl of Salisbury and Warwick. He was born on 21 or 25 February 1475 at ...

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Grey [married name Dudley], Lady Jane (1537–1554), noblewoman and claimant to the English throne, was the eldest surviving child of Henry Grey, marquess of Dorset, later duke of Suffolk (1517–1554), and Frances (1517–1559), daughter of Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk, and Mary...

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Henry Benedict [Henry Benedict Stuart; styled Henry; known as Cardinal York] (1725–1807), cardinal and Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Henry Benedict Thomas Edward Maria Clement Francis Xavier in the Palazzo Muti in Rome on 6 March 1725, and baptized there some hours later by ...

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Henry Benedict (1725–1807) by Louis-Gabriel Blanchet, 1748 private collection