Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset was born 15 June 1519 in Blackmore, Essex, England, United Kingdom to Henry VIII of England (1491-1547) and Elizabeth Blount (c1502-bef1541) and died 23 July 1536 in Thetford, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom of tuberculosis. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belarus, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Turkey.

Henry was officially acknowledged by the King after the early deaths of the sons born to the Queen and it seems that Henry contemplated making him his heir.

However Henry died of tuberculosis aged 17.

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