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Families covered: Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh, Fortescue of Ford

William Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (b c1503, d before 06.04.1583)
m. Anne Giffard (dau of Sir Roger Giffard of Brightleigh)
1. John Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (bur 01.04.1604)
  Vivian mentions in a note that John m2. Susanna Chichester but shows John & Faithful as children by Anne and does not suggest that he had any children by Susanna. Provisionally we follow Commoners & BE1883 in showing Susanna as mother of John & Faithful.
  m1. Anne Porter (dau of Walter Porter of Thetford, relict of Digorie Thorne of Shepwash)
  A. Roger Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (bur 10.04.1629)
  m. Mary Norleigh (bur 08.06.1628, dau of Richard Norleigh of Inwardleigh, widow of John Leigh of Churston then Martin Hext of Staverton)
  i. John Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (b 1597, bur 08.6.1655)
  m. Thomasine Prideaux (a 1655, dau of Humphrey Prideaux of Soldon by Honor Fortescue)
a. William Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (b 06.06.1622, bur 03.01.1679-80)
  m. Emlyn Trosse (b 1633-4, bur 16.05.1706, dau of Henry Trosse)
  (1) Henry Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (b 28.04.1659, d 09.12.1691)
  m. (c03.1680) Agnes Dennis (dau of Edward (or Nicholas) Dennis of Barnstaple, m2. Gilbert Budgell)
  (A) William Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (bpt 26.06.1687, d 16.12.1749, Master of the Rolls)
  m. (07.07.1709) Mary Fortescue (b c1689, d 01.08.1710, dau/coheir of Edmund Fortescue of Fallapit)
  (i) Mary Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh and Fallapit (b 16.07.1710, d 24.07.1752)
  m. (1734) John Spooner
(a) Mary Spooner (d infant bur 02.03.1746-7)
  (2) George Fortescue of Tavistock (b 1668, 3rd son)
  m. (15.05.1697) Rebecca Fortescue (dau of Edward Fortescue of Spridleston)
  (A) John Fortescue of Bampton, later of Buckland Filleigh (bpt 14.09.1700, d unm bur 14.10.1776)
  (B) Elizabeth Fortescue (bpt 31.07.1698, bur 28.01.1700-1)
  (C) Rebecca Fortescue, later of Buckland Filleigh (bpt 08.07.1699, bur 13.04.1764)
  m. (1724) Caleb Inglett of Dawlish (b 1701-2, bur 20.04.1752)
  Their son Richard "assumed the name of Fortescue on inheriting the estates".
  (3)+ other issue - Roger (bpt 04.10.1666, a 1676), William (bur 12.02.1657-8), John (bur 10.03.1657-8)
  b. James Fortescue of Ford (bpt 18.12.1625)
  m. (1657) Mary Woollocombe (dau of John Woollocombe of Roborough)
  (1) James Fortescue (bpt 12.10.1664, 3rd son)
  (A) George Fortescue
  (2) George Fortescue of Ford (bpt 27.06.1666, bur 07.11.1741)
  m. (05.01.1710-1) Mary Barrett (bur 08.01.1757-8, dau of John Barrett of St. Tudey)
  (A) Mary Fortescue
m. (24.07.1735) Nicholas Venning of Hampton
  (B) Anne Fortescue (bpt 26.08.1719)
  m. (23.12.1761) Thomas Luxmore
(C)+ other issue - James (bpt 21.07.1716, d unm 1777, rector of Wotton, author), George (bur 15.10.1737), John (bpt 22.12.1721, bur 20.04.1742), William (bpt 23.12.1724, bur 07.05.1748)
  (3)+ other issue - John (bpt 01.01.1659-60, dsp bur 20.04.1720), James (bpt 27.06.1663, bur 20.12.1663), Sara (bur 1661), Thomasine (bpt 07.04.1662)
  c. John Fortescue of Shebbear (bpt 06.09.1629, bur 08.11.1696, 5th son)
  m. (26.05.1658) Ellen Badcock (bur 27.08.1712, dau/heir of Thomas Badcock of Shebbear)
  d. Mary Fortescue (bpt 21.03.1623-4)
  m. (1647) William Holland of Upcott Avenell
  e. Anne Fortescue
  m. (c12.1665) William Stanbury of North Tamerton
  f. Elizabeth Fortescue (bpt 07.09.1627)
  m. (14.12.1647) George Fortescue of Combe
  g. Honora Fortescue (bpt 15.04.1632)
  m. (25.06.1652) George Luttrell of Dunster
h.+ other issue - Roger (bpt 09.11.1634), Humphrey (bpt 23.10.1638, bur 1639), Gertrude (bpt 30.09.1640, bur 1667), Thomasine (bpt 19.03.1647-8)
  ii. Anne Fortescue
  m. John Hutchins of the Middle Temple
  iii. Pasco Fortescue
  m. (17.03.1613-4) John Currie of Currie (Corrie of Corrie)
  iv. Gartrud Fortescue (d 1632)
  m. Adam Lugge of Barnstaple
v. Catherin Fortescue
  m. (03.01.1626-7) Reed Fortescue of Cornwood
  vi. Elizabeth Fortescue
  m. (01.01.1629-30) John Stukeley of Cobleigh
  vii.+ other issue (dsp) - Bartholomew, Francis, George, William, Frances
  B. Ethelred(a) Fortescue
  m. William Predeaux of Langford in South Tavistock
C. Grace Fortescue
  m. James Bagg of Plymouth (Sir James Bagge of Saltram)
  D. Anne Fortescue
  m. (24.12.1612) Francis Trelanie
  m2. Susannah Chichester (dau of Sir John Chichester of Raleigh)
  E. John Fortescue (d unm)
  F. Sir Faithful Fortescue of Dromisken, Governor of Knockfergus (bpt 22.08.1585, bur 29.05.1666)
  m1. Anne Moore (d 05.09.1634, dau of Gerald Moore,1st Viscount Drogheda)
  m2. (1639, sp) Eleanor Whitechurch (dau of Sir Marmaduke Whitechurch, widow of John Symonds)
2. Sir Faithful Fortescue (b c1512, d c1608)
  A. John Fortescue of Northam (d 1662)
  i. John Fortescue of Parkham (d temp George I who r. 1714-1727)
  m. Elizabeth
a.+ issue - John (d 1710), William (d 1722)
  B. Faithful Fortescue (Lt. Colonel)
  i. Faithful Fortescue (d by 1691 (1679?))
  C.+ other issue - Arthur, daughters
3. Martin Fortescue of Hoverley (Hatherleigh)
  m. Jane Gove (dau of John Gove of Idsley)
  A. Hugh Fortescue of High Bickinton (bpt 23.03.1589-90, a 1620)
m. Lettice Wichalse (dau of Nicholas Wichalse of Barnestable)
  i.+ issue (a 1620) - Thomas (b c1613, bur 20.09.1623), Martin (b c1616, bur 20.09.1623), John (b c1618, bur 20.09.1623)
  B.+ other issue (dsp) - Susan (bpt 28.11.1592, bur 22.12.1592), Jaquet (bpt 20.02.1595-6)
4. Jane Fortescue
  m. John Harris
5. Elizabeth Fortescue
  m1. John Yeo of Hewish
  m2. John Herle of West Buckland
6. Mary Fortescue
  m. _ Rockley of Buckland
7. Grace Fortescue
  m. Anthony Herle of West Buckland
8. Catherine Fortescue
  m. (07.11.1571) David Knight
9.+ other issue - Bartholomew (dsp), Eleanor, Frances

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Fortescue', p352+), BE1883 ('Fortescue of Clermont'), Commoners (vol 2, 'Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh', p544+)
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