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Rev Augustus FitzClarence

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Rev Augustus FitzClarence

Birth
Greater London, England
Death 5 Jun 1854 (aged 49)
Mapledurham, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Burial Mapledurham, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Memorial ID 186196885 View Source

Youngest illegitimate son of William IV and his mistress Dorothea Jordan. In 1829 Augustus was appointed a Chaplain of his father (then Duke of Clarence) and later that year he was presented with the vicary of Mapledurham in Oxfordshire. In 1830 he was appointed Chaplain in ordinary to his father (now King William IV), and on 24 May 1831 was granted the rank of a marquess' younger son, and then appointed Chaplain to Queen Adelaide after his father's accession to the throne in 1832. Following his studies at Trinity College, Cambridge, he received the degrees of Bachelor of Laws (2 June 1832) and Doctor of Law (6 July 1835).


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  • Created by: Jennifer M.
  • Added: 29 Dec 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 186196885
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186196885/augustus-fitzclarence : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Augustus FitzClarence (1 Mar 1805–5 Jun 1854), Find a Grave Memorial ID 186196885, citing St. Margaret's Churchyard, Mapledurham, South Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England ; Maintained by Jennifer M. (contributor 1009101) .