BIOGRAPHICAL: his ability to father male progeny was no longer in doubt. Henry had a particular fondness for this child, who was given titles and an income mading him the richest person in the kingdom after the King.
Young Fitzroy was brought up with Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey at Windsor, who was to become Richmond's closest friend and brother-in-law, as he was to marry his sister Mary Howard.
TITLE: Warden of the Cinque Ports; Lieutenant of Ireland
DEATH: of consumption soon after Anne Boleyn's execution, and just as an act was going through Parliament to enable the King to nominate him as the heir to the throne.
son of King Henry VIII and his teenaged mistress, Elizabeth Blount , the only illegitimate offspring that Henry acknowledged.