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Lord Adolphus Fitzclarence R.N.Explanation
Seventh natural child of King William IV. His mother was Mrs Dorothy Jordan, a famous actress, who bore the king 10 children, before he married Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen in 1818.
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
18 February 1802 Born
28 July 1830 Groom of the Robes to William IV
24 May 1831 Granted title and precedency of the younger son of a Marquis
24 February 1832 G.C.H. (Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order)
5 January 1833 Lord of the Bedchamber in Ordinary
17 May 1856 Died
 
DateRank
26 May 1814Entered Navy
23 April 1821Lieutenant
17 May 1823Commander
24 December 1824Captain
17 September 1853Rear-Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
22 October 1821 Lieutenant in Euryalus, commanded by Augustus William James Clifford, Mediterranean
26 December 1823 Commander in Brisk, North Sea
28 February 1824 Commander in Redwing, North Sea
9 February 1826 Captain in Ariadne, Mediterranean
2 July 1827 Captain in Challenger
28 August 1828 Captain in Pallas
22 July 1830 Captain in Royal George
1 December 1837 Captain in Royal George, Portsmouth
17 December 1841 Captain in Royal George, Portsmouth
1 July 1843 Captain in Victoria and Albert, Portsmouth
1 January 1845 Captain in Victoria and Albert, Portsmouth
1 January 1848 Captain in Victoria and Albert, Portsmouth
21 October 1852 Commodore with flag in Victoria and Albert, Captain William Crispin, Portsmouth
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