Duke of Richmond

Duke of Richmond, named after Richmond and its surrounding district of Richmondshire, is a title in the Peerage of England that has been created four times in British history. It has been held by members of the royal Tudor and Stuart families.

The current dukedom of Richmond was created in 1675 for Charles Lennox, the illegitimate son of King Charles II of England and a Breton noblewoman called Louise de Kérouaille.

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... The current Duke of Richmond (creation of 1675) uses a coat of arms for which the heraldic blazon is Quarterly 1st and 4th grand quarters, the Royal Arms of Charles II (viz ... The arms used by the earlier dukes (creations of 1623 and 1641) had the French province of Berry in fat non-egalitarian cantons 1 and 4, Stuart arms bordered by Aubigny (in Berry) in cantons 2 and 3, with a ... The arms used by the Duke of Richmond and Somerset (creation of 1525) were 1st and 4th canton borders for Brittany, 2nd and 3rd canton borders for Somerset ...

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