Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, 4th Duke of Liria and Jérica

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Carlos Bernardo Fitz-James Stuart
Duke of Liria and Jérica
Duke of Berwick
Born 25 March 1752
Liria, Valencia, Spain
Died 7 September 1787
Madrid, Spain
Noble family Fitz-James Stuart
Spouse(s) Caroline zu Stolberg-Gedern
Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, 5th Duke of Liria and Jérica
Maria FitzJames-Stuart y Stolberg-Gedern
Father James Fitz-James Stuart, 3rd Duke of Berwick
Mother Maria Teresa de Silva y Alvarez de Toledo

Don Carlos Bernardo Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, 4th Duke of Liria and Jérica, 4th Duke of Berwick (25 March 1752 – 7 September 1787) was a Spanish nobleman. Born in Liria, Spain, he was the son of James (Jacobo) Fitz-James Stuart, 3rd Duke of Berwick, and his wife, María Teresa de Silva y Álvarez de Toledo (a sister of Fernando, 12th Duke of Alba).

On 9 October 1771 he married Princess Caroline of Stolberg-Gedern (10 February 1755 – 15 April 1828), sister of the Jacobite consort Louise of Stolberg-Gedern and sister-in-law to Charles Edward Stuart, "the Young Pretender".

Carlos Fitz-James Stuart inherited his father's titles in 1785. He served as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King Charles III of Spain.[1]

The Duke of Liria and Jérica died in 1787 in Madrid, and was succeeded by his son Jacobo (as 5th Duke de Liria y Jérica and 5th Duke of Berwick).

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  • Don Carlos Fitz-James Stuart (1773–1787)
  • His Excellency The Duke of Berwick, Duke of Liria and Xérica (1787–1794)


  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Carlos Fernando Pascal Januario Stuart-FitzJames, 4th Duque de Liria y Xerica". The Peerage. p. 8724 § 87234. Retrieved May 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help) Cites: Cokayne, George E. (2000). The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom Extant, Extinct, or Dormant. II (new, 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes ed.). Gloucester, UK: Alan Sutton Publishing. p. 165.