Lady Mary Lennox

Photo: Goodwood House, Sussex

Lady Mary Lennox was born here, at Goodwood House, the first of the Duke and Duchess of Richmond’s fourteen children.  She travelled to Ireland with her family when the Duke served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland becoming used to the diplomatic way of life.

Lady Mary and FitzRoy met around the time of the Battle of Waterloo, leading to his employment as a member of the Duke of Richmond’s staff where he served with the Duke in North America.