Fitzjames, James (1670–1734)

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Fitzjames, James (1670–1734), duke of Berwick, soldier and Jacobite, was born 21 August 1670 at Moulins, France, eldest son of James, duke of York (later James II (qv)) and his mistress Arabella Churchill, sister of John Churchill (qv), later duke of Marlborough. He was educated in France in the college of Plessis and the Jesuit college of La Flèche.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDictionary of Irish Biography
PublisherCambridge University Press
ISBN (Print)9780521633314
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009

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    O Ciardha, E. (2009). Fitzjames, James (1670–1734). In Dictionary of Irish Biography (Vol. 3, pp. 945-946). Cambridge University Press.