FITZROY, Lord John Edward (1785-1856), of Chapel Street, Audley Square, Mdx.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Constituency

Dates

1812 - 1818
1820 - 1826

Family and Education

b. 24 Sept. 1785, 6th s. of Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, by 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. of Very Rev. Sir Richard Wrottesley, 7th Bt., of Wrottesley, Staffs., dean of Worcester; bro. of Lord William Fitzroy*, half-bro. of Lord Charles Fitzroy I* and George Henry Fitzroy, Earl of Euston*. educ. Harrow 1797-1803; Trinity Coll. Camb. 1803-5. unm.

Offices Held

Biography

Fitzroy replaced his brother William as Member for Thetford on the family interest. On 12 Dec. 1812 he joined Brooks’s Club. In his first Parliament he was, except for a lapse in the last session, a regular if silent supporter of the Whig oppositio