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Fitzroy


Fitzroy




Fitzroy or FitzRoy may refer to:

People

As a given name

  • Several members of the Somerset family (Dukes of Beaufort) have this as a middle-name:
    • FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788–1855)
    • Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort (1824–1899)
    • Henry Adelbert Wellington FitzRoy Somerset, 9th Duke of Beaufort (1847–1924)
    • Henry Hugh Arthur FitzRoy Somerset, 10th Duke of Beaufort (1900–1984)
    • Henry FitzRoy Somerset, 12th Duke of Beaufort (born 1952), called Bunter Worcester
  • Fitzroy Alexander (1926–1988), better known as Lord Melody, a calypsonian from Trinidad
  • Sir Fitzroy Maclean (1911-1996), Scottish soldier, writer and politician

As a surname

  • Fitzroy (surname), i.e. not the form FitzRoy

Descendants of Charles II and Barbara Palmer

  • Anne Lennard, Countess of Sussex or Lady Anne Fitzroy (1661–1722), daughter of King Charles II of England and Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
  • Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland (1662–1730), son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer
    • William FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Cleveland (1698–1774), his son and last of the Cleveland-Southampton line
  • Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton (1663–1690), son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer
    • and the Dukes of Grafton and their families, including:
    • Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton (1683–1757), Irish and English politician
    • Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton (1735–1811), British Prime Minister
    • Charles FitzRoy, 1st Baron Southampton (1737–1797), a grandson of the 2nd Duke
      • and the Barons Southampton and their families, including:
    • Charles Augustus FitzRoy (1796–1858), British military officer and Governor of New South Wales, grandson of the 3rd Duke
    • Robert FitzRoy (1805–1865), British naval officer, captain of HMS Beagle, meteorologist, surveyor, hydrographer, and Governor of New Zealand, another grandson of the 3rd Duke
  • George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer
  • Lady Barbara FitzRoy (1672–1731), youngest daughter of Charles II and Barbara Palmer

Others

  • Adam FitzRoy (died 1322), illegitimate son of Edward II of England
  • Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519–1536), son of Henry VIII of England and Elizabeth Blount.
  • Matilda FitzRoy, Duchess of Brittany, illegitimate daughter of Henry I of England and an unnamed mistress.
  • Matilda FitzRoy, Countess of Perche (died 1120), illegitimate daughter of Henry I of England and Edith.
  • Matilda FitzRoy, Abbess of Montivilliers (c. 1102 – c. 1172), daughter of Henry I of England and an unknown mistress.
  • Philip of Cognac or Philip FitzRoy (died 1220), illegitimate son of Richard I of England.
  • Richard FitzRoy (c. 1190 – 1246), son of John Lackland, King of England.

Fictional characters

  • Trevor Fitzroy, a Marvel Comics and X-Men villain
  • Daisy Fitzroy, a character in Bioshock series
  • Fitzroy Vacker, a character from the Keeper of the Lost Cities book series.
  • Walter Fitzroy, better known as Fuse, a playable character in the game Apex Legends
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Places

Argentina

  • Monte Fitz Roy, also known as Cerro Chaltén
  • Fitz Roy, Santa Cruz, a town and municipality in southern Argentina

Australia

  • Fitzroy Crossing, a town in Western Australia
  • Fitzroy, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne
  • Fitzroy, South Australia, a suburb of Adelaide
  • Electoral district of Fitzroy (Queensland), an abolished state electorate in Queensland
  • Electoral district of Fitzroy (Victoria), an abolished state electorate in Victoria
  • Fitzroy County, a cadastral division of New South Wales
  • Fitzroy Island National Park, Queensland
  • Fitzroy Islands (Tasmania)
  • Fitzroy North, Victoria
  • Fitzroy River (Queensland)
  • Fitzroy River (Western Australia)

Canada

  • Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario
    • Fitzroy Provincial Park

Chile

  • Fitzroy Channel, near Punta Arenas

Falkland Islands

  • Fitzroy, Falkland Islands

New Zealand

  • Fitzroy, Taranaki, a suburb of New Plymouth
  • Fitzroy, Waikato, a suburb of Hamilton
  • Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier Island

Patagonia

  • Fitz Roy, a mountain

United Kingdom

  • Fitzroy Square, in London
  • FitzRoy, a sea area in the BBC Shipping Forecast

United States

  • Admiral Fitzroy Inn, Newport, RI, USA
  • The Fitzroy, apartment building in New York City

Ships

  • HMS Fitzroy, more than one British ship of the Royal Navy

Sport

  • Fitzroy Bulldogs, a proposed Australian rules football club in Victoria, Australia
  • Fitzroy City SC, an association football club in Victoria, Australia
  • Fitzroy District FC, an association football club in Victoria, Australia
  • Fitzroy Football Club, an Australian rules football club in Victoria, Australia
  • Fitzroy Football Club (South Australia), an Australian rules football club in South Australia
  • Fitzroy SC (1966–1973), a defunct Association football (soccer) club in, Victoria, Australia
  • Fitzroy Stars Football Club, an Australian rules football club in Victoria, Australia
  • Heidelberg United FC, formerly Fitzroy United Alexander FC, an association football club in Victoria, Australia
  • North Fitzroy Kangaroos, a proposed Australian rules football club in Victoria, Australia

See also

  • Fitzroya, a genus of tree
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