James Stuart, Duke of Cambridge

James Stuart, Duke of Cambridge

James, Duke of Cambridge KG (11 July 166320 June 1667) was the second son of James, Duke of York (later James II of England) and his first wife Anne Hyde.

He was born on 11 July 1663 at St James's Palace, and baptised at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 22 July 1663. He was designated Duke of Cambridge from birth and on 23 August 1664 was formally created Duke and Earl of Cambridge, and Baron of Dauntsey, Wiltshire. On 3 December 1666, at the age of only three, he was created a Knight of the Garter at Whitehall. He became ill the following April 1667 and rallied for a while, but he died at Richmond Palace on 20 June 1667. He was buried in Westminster Abbey on 26 June 1667.

Titles, styles, honours and arms


During his short life, James bore a coat of arms, as a grandson of a British Sovereign, consisting those of the kingdom, differenced by a "label argent of five points ermine" [ [http://www.heraldica.org/topics/britain/cadency.htm Marks of Cadency in the British Royal Family] ]


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1= 1. James Stuart, Duke of Cambridge
2= 2. James II of England
3= 3. Anne Hyde
4= 4. Charles I of England
5= 5. Princess Henrietta Maria of France
6= 6. Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon
7= 7. Frances Aylesbury
8= 8. James I of England
9= 9. Princess Anne of Denmark
10= 10. Henry IV of France
11= 11. Marie de' Medici
12= 12. Henry Hyde
13= 13. Mary Langford
14= 14. Thomas Aylesbury
15= 15. Anne Denman
16= 16. Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
17= 17. Mary I of Scotland
18= 18. Frederick II of Denmark
19= 19. Sofie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
20= 20. Antoine of Bourbon, Duke of Vendôme
21= 21. Jeanne III of Navarre
22= 22. Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
23= 23. Archduchess Johanna of Austria
24= 24. Lawrence Hyde
25= 25. Anne Sibell
26= 26. Edward Langford
27= 27. Mary Hyde
28= 28. William Aylesbury
29= 29. Anne Poole
30= 30. Francis Denman
31= 31. Anne Blount


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