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Fitzcharles, Charles, earl of Plymouth (c. 1657–1680), courtier and army officer, was born, probably in Bruges, in 1657, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685), and Catherine Pegge (d. 1678). His mother's liaison with the exiled king had come to an end by 1658, and he was brought up by her in the ...

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FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], George, duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), courtier and army officer, was born on 28 December 1665 at Merton College, Oxford, the third and youngest son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer, countess of Castlemaine (bap. 1640, d. 1709). For the first few years of his life he was officially the son of his mother's husband, ...

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Henry of Almain [Henry of Cornwall] (1235–1271), courtier, was the second and eldest surviving son of Richard, first earl of Cornwall (1209–1272), and of Richard's first wife, Isabella (d. 1240), daughter of William (I) Marshal, earl of Pembroke, and widow of Gilbert de Clare, ...

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Scott [née Howard; other married name Wyndham], Mary, countess of Deloraine (bap. 1703, d. 1744), courtier and royal mistress, was baptized at Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, on 28 February 1703, the daughter of Charles Howard (b. 1681), a naval officer, and his wife, ...