Robert FitzRoy is born
Robert FitzRoy is born

The Bluejackets Periods Regency

Robert FitzRoy is born

Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy is born at Amton Hall in Suffolk. He was one of the many descendants of the illegitimate children of Charles II. He was sent to the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth at age 12 and then went into the Royal Navy as a Volunteer at age 14.