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|Duke of Berwick|
|Successor||James Fitz-James Stuart|
21 August 1670|
Moulins, Bourbonnais, France
|Died||12 June 1734
Holy Roman Empire
|Father||James II of England|
|Allegiance|| Stuart-ruled Britain
Kingdom of France
|Rank||Marshal of France|
James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, 1st Duke of Liria and Jérica, 1st Duke of Fitz-James (21 August 1670 – 12 June 1734) was an Anglo-French military leader, illegitimate son of King James II of England by Arabella Churchill, sister of the 1st Duke of Marlborough. Berwick was a successful general in the pay of Louis XIV of France.
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