George FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster

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George FitzClarence, 1st Earl of Munster Gender: M
George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence
born on 29 January 1794 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 09°42' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°48 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 22°00'

1st Earl of Munster George FitzClarence


British earl and army general, the eldest illegitimate son of William IV of the United Kingdom and his long-time mistress Dorothy Jordan. He served as an army officer during the Peninsular War and subsequently in India. He was created 1st Earl of Munster, 1st Viscount FitzClarence and 1st Baron Tewkesbury on 4 June 1831, and made a Privy Councillor in 1833. He wed Mary Wyndham, daughter of George Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont, on 18 October 1819. They were the parents to seven children. FitzClarence committed suicide on 20 March 1842 at the age of 48 in London. He shot himself with a pistol presented to him by King George IV when Prince of Wales.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Right Royal Bastards: The Fruits of Passion" by Peter de Vere Beauclerk-Dewar and ‎Roger S. Powell (Burke's Peerage & Gentry, 2006), p. 86: "George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence, PC, FRS 1 st Earl of Munster (1794-1842) ... was born 29 January 1794 at seven o'clock in the morning in Somerset Street, off Portman Square, London."


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Eldest illegitimate son of William IV of the UK)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Major general)