Stuart, Henry Benedict
|Birthname||Henry Benedict Thomas Edward Maria Clement Francis|
|born on||5 March 1725 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )|
|Place||Rome, Italy, 41n54, 12e29|
|Timezone||LMT m12e29 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||14°50' 26°58 Asc. 21°27'|
Roman Catholic Cardinal, as well as the fourth and final Jacobite heir to claim the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland publicly. Unlike his father, James Francis Edward Stuart, and brother, Charles Edward Stuart, Henry made no effort to seize the throne. After Charles's death in January 1788 the Papacy did not recognise Henry as the lawful ruler of England, Scotland and Ireland, but referred to him as the Cardinal Duke of York. He died on 13 July 1807, aged 82, at Frascati, Rome, Papal States.
- child->parent relationship with James, Prince of England (born 10 June 1688 Jul.Cal. (20 June 1688 greg.))
Sy Scholfield quotes "The Royal Stewarts" by Thomas Finlayson Henderson (W. Blackwood, 1914), p. 535: " ... second son of James Francis Edward and the Princess Sobieski, was born at the Muti Palace, Rome, about eleven o'clock of the forenoon of 5th March 1725." The "5th" is surely a mistake; other biographies give the 6th, for example, "The Stuarts in Italy, 1719-1766: A Royal Court in Permanent Exile" by Edward T. Corp (Cambridge University Press, 2011), p. 160, states: "On 5 March 1725, when it was known that Marjory Hay was safely back in France, James III formally recognised her husband as Earl of Inverness and appointed him secretary of state. Prince Henry was born the following morning ... "
- Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Roman Catholic Cardinal)