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Amelia Cary, Viscountess Falkland

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Amelia Cary, Viscountess Falkland

BornAmelia FitzClarence ( 1807-03-21 ) 21 March 1807
Died2 July 1858 (1858-07-02) (aged 51) London , England
FamilyFitzClarence
Spouse(s)Lucius Cary, 10th Viscount Falkland ( m. after 1830)
FatherWilliam IV
MotherDorothea Jordan

Amelia FitzClarence was last of ten illegitimate children of Prince William, Duke of Clarence by his long-time mistress, famous comic actress Dorothea Jordan. She married Lucius Cary, 10 Falkland, in 1830. They had one son, Lucius Charles Frederick Cary, Master of Falkland, who married Sarah Christiana Keighly. Weve updated security on site. Please reset your password. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due too many failure sign in attempts. Please contact Find Grave support findagrave. Com if you need help your password. This account has been disable. If you have questions, please support findagrave. Com please complete captcha to let us know you are real person.

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Family and early life

Amelia FitzClarence was fifth daughter of Prince William, Duke of Clarence, by his long-time mistress, famous comic actress Dorothea Jordan. Dorothea was most successful actress of her day and continued to act on stage during their relationship. Amelia had nine siblings from relationship, four sisters and five brothers all surnamed FitzClarence. While circumstances prevented couple from ever marrying, for twenty years, William and Dorothea enjoyed domestic stability and were devoted to their children. In 1797, they moved from Clarence Lodge to Bushy House, residing at Teddington until 1807. Amelia was born there. Amelia's niece Wilhelmina would later write that Bushy was happy and beloved home until it came to end upon Prince William's marriage to Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen in 1818. He and Dorothea had parted ways in December 1811 under deed of separation, debt-ridden Duke desiring to secure rich wife. Dorothea was granted £4 400 and task of caring for their daughters; William was permitted to visit them until they turned thirteen. She leaves Bushy January 1812. Money was enough to cover her debts, however. Dorothea continued to act stage after his leaving. In 1815, moved from London to Boulogne, France, to evade her creditors. On 5 July she died there alone. She had suffered from ill health and possessed little money, having squandered bulk of it on her eldest daughter, Frances. William's new wife, Princess Adelaide, was gentle and loving FitzClarence children. In 1818, Amelia and her siblings were granted pension of £500. In 1819, Baron Franz Ludwig von Bibra, German man with knowledge of classics and English, was engaged tutor two youngest FitzClarence daughters. He left in upon completion of his education. In June 1830, Duke of Clarence his brother George IV as King William IV. Following Year, He Made His Eldest Son, George, Earl Of Munster, And Had His Issue By Jordan Raised To Ranks Of Younger Children Of Marquess. With their father now monarch, FitzClarences frequently attended court but their presence angered Duchess of Kent, who felt that FitzClarences would be corrupting influence on her daughter, Princess Victoria. King William loved his children and was angry at their treatment at hands of Duchess, who would leave room whenever they enter.

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