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FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], Charles, second duke of Cleveland and first duke of Southampton (1662-1730), landowner

James McMullen Rigg and Matthew Kilburn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9629
FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], Charles, second duke of Cleveland and first duke of Southampton (1662-1730), landowner

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FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], Charles, second duke of Cleveland and first duke of Southampton (1662-1730), landowner, the first son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer, countess of Castlemaine (bap. 1640, d. 1709), was baptized on 18 June 1662 at St Margaret's, Westminster. Officially his father was Roger Palmer, earl of Castlemaine, ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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