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Families covered: Fortescue of Fallapit (Fallowpit or Valapit), Fortescue of Mawgan
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Lewis Fortescue of Fallapit (d before 23.10.1545, judge, baron of the exchequer)
m. Elizabeth Fortescue (a 1545, dau of John Fortescue of Fallapit)
1. John Fortescue of Fallapit or Fallowpit (b 1525, bur 21.09.1595)
  m. Honoria Speccott (b c1528, bur 08.09.1606, dau of Edmund Speccott of Thornbury)
A. Edmond Fortescue of Fallapit or Valapit, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 08.11.1560, bur 25.07.1624)
  m. Mary Champernowne (bur 03.02.1611-2, dau of Henry Champernowne of Modbury, sister of Sir Richard)
  i. John Fortescue of Fallapit (bpt 30.09.1586, bur 12.02.1649-50, 2nd son)
  m1. Sarah Prideaux (b c1574, d 29.10.1628, dau of Sir Edmund Prideaux, Bart of Netherton)
a. Sir Edmund Fortescue of Fallapit, Sheriff of Devon (bpt 16.07.1609, dvp by 1648)
  m. (08.11.1633) Jane Southcote (bur 22.09.1642, dau of Thomas Southcott of Mohuns Ottery)
  (1) Sir Edmund Fortescue, 1st Bart of Fallapit (bpt 22.09.1642, d 30.12.1666, 2nd son)
  m. Margery Sandys (d before 13.05.1687, dau of Henry Sandys, '5th Lord' of The Vine)
  (A) Sir Sandys Fortescue, 2nd Bart of Fallapit (bpt 06.07.1661, d 27.10.1683)
m. Elizabeth Lenthall (bur 16.01.1682-3, dau of Sir John Lenthall of Basingsleigh or Besselsleigh)
  (i) Elizabeth Fortescue who apparently married ...
  m. Sir Thomas Sylyard, 3rd Bart of Delaware (d 1701)
  (B) Jane Fortescue (bpt 11.08.1662, a 1687)
  m. (c10.1680-1) William Coleman of Gornhay
  (C) Sarah Fortescue (b 26.07.1664, d unm 26.04.1685)
(2) Catherine Fortescue
  m. (02.02.1652-2) Thomas or John Glanville
  (3) Maria Fortescue
  m. (30.03.1654) George Southcote of Buckland
(4)+ other issue - John (bur 12.02.1649-50, ), Jane (d 1641) , Sarah (a 1687)
  b. Peter Fortescue (bpt 22.02.1617-8, d before 19.07.1673, 4th son)
  m. (06.09.1647) Elizabeth Bastard (dau of John Bastard of Gerston, widow of ?? Sture)
  (1) Edmund Fortescue of Fallapit (b c1660, d 09.01.1733-4)
  m. Mary Wyse (b c1659, d d 18.08.1722, dau of Sampson Wyse of Dittisham)
  (A) Mary Fortescue (b 10.02.1689-90, bur 04.08.1710)
  m. (07.07.1709) William Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh (d 1749, Master of the Rolls)
  Fallapit initially passed to their daughter but she dsps.
  (B) Elizabeth Fortescue of Fallapit (bpt 07.02.1694-5, d 1768)
  (C) Dorothy Fortescue (b 13.10.1699, d 12.07.1733)
  m. (06.01.1725-6) Sir Thomas Bury (son of Sir Thomas of Exeter)
  (i) Catherine Bury (b c1727, d 1770)
  m. (15.12.1745) Nathaniel Wells (d 28.09.1762, rector of East Allington)
  (a) Edmund Wells, later Fortescue of Fallapit (b 1752, d 1779)
  m. Mary Anne Blundell (dau of Peter Blundell of Colliepriest)
  ((1)) Edmond Nathaniel William Fortescue (b 1777, Major) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Long (d 11.01.1850, dau of William Long Trosse of Trevollard)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Fortescue
  m. Thomas William Sturgeon (nephew of 1st Marquess of Rockingham)
  (b) William Wells (b 19.05.1756, rector of East Allington) had issue
  m. (29.06.1781) Elizabeth Pearse (dau of John Pearse of Easton)
  (c) Nathaniel Wells (b 28.08.1757) had issue
  m. Juliana Hays (dau of Benjamin Hays of Halwyn)
  (d) Samuel Wells (b 02.02.1759, rector of Porlemouth) had issue
  m. (03.01.1785) Elizabeth Lake (dau/coheir of Robert Lake of Scoble)
  (e) Catherine Wells
  m. (14.07.1772) Christopher Searle of Allerton
  (f) Dorothy Wells
  m. (14.10.1772) Arscott Bickford Peppin of Dulverton
  (g) Mary Wells
  m. John Billingsly of Ashwick
  (h) Elizabeth Wells
  m. (13.03.1781) William Henry Hatherley of Shebberton
  (i)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (b 13.10.1761, d 1784), Alice (b c1747, d 1763), Grace
  (ii) Dorothy Bury (b c1730, d unm 1792)
  (C)+ other issue - Peter (bpt 10.12.1687, dvp bur 16.01.1707-8), Edmund (bpt 03.03.1691-2, dvp 09.01.1733-4), Sarah (b c1698, d 1703), Grace (b c1700, d 1743-4)
  (2)+ other issue (d young) - Peter, John, Peter, Sarah
c. Maria Fortescue (bpt 03.02.1611-2)
  m. (11.05.1629) Richard Wise of Totness
  d.+ other issue - John (bpt 17.04.1614, bur 08.06.1629), Thomas (bpt 07.07.1615, a 1620), George (bpt 30.02.1620-1 (sic), bur 23.01.1671-2), Bridget (bpt 09.04.1619)
  m2. Elizabeth (bur 23.05.1663)
  ii. Francis Fortescue (bpt 23.08.1587, a 1620, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (03.02.1626-7) Isabella (widow of _ Hurrell)
  iii. Honor Fortescue (bpt 11.05.1583)
  m1. (30.03.1600) Humphrey Prideaux of Soldon
m2. (c09.1618) Sir Shelston Carmarthy (Calmady) (d 1645)
  iv. Elizabeth Fortescue (bpt 03.04.1585)
  m. (27.04.1601) John Nicholles of St. Just
  v.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 24.01.1579-80, bur 24.02.1579-80), Nicholas (bpt 26.09.1596, a 1620), Mary (bpt 01.06.1593, bur 01.12.1593), Bridget (bue 03.11.1605)
  B. Edward Fortescue (3rd son)
  m. Elinor Reade (dau/heir of Roger Reade of Hanger)
  i. Reede Fortescue 'of Cornwood' (b c1586) had issue
m. (03.01.1626-7) Katherine Fortescue (dau of Roger Fortescue of Buckland Filleigh)
  ii. Honor Fortescue
  m. Charles Grilles
  iii. Phillippa Fortescue
  m. Walter Dotting of Totness
  iv.+ other issue (a 1620) - George (b c1588), John (b c1597), Edward (b c1606), Sibella
  C. Jane Fortescue
  m1. (01.11.1575) Richard Halse of Kennington (Kenedon)
  m2. Sir Henry Rolles (b c1545, a 1620)
D. Anne Fortescue
  m. (03.07.1567) John Plumleigh of Dartmouth
  E. Mary Fortescue
  m. (18.03/9.1561) Henry Luscomb of Luscomb
  F.+ other issue - George (bpt 10.08.1557, dsp), Annis
2. Nicholas Fortescue of Mawgan, Cornwall (d 11.05.1609)
  The following is supported by Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, Fortescue).
  m. Jane Hill (dau of Robert Hill of Heligan, widow of Michael Vivian)
  A. William Fortescue of Mawgan (b 1568-9, bur 09.08.1623)
  m1. (1591) Christian Vivian (dau of John Vivian of Trelowarren)
  i. Agnes Fortescue
m1. Thomas Start of Burian
  a. Mary Start
  m2. John Randall of Burian
  m2. Eliza (widow of Roger Sleman)
  B. Lewis Fortescue
  m. Lower Samuell (dau of John Samuell of Restormell)
  i. Mary Fortescue
  C. Agnes Fortescue
  m. George Bowden
  D. Margaert Fortescue
  m. William Prisk
3. Joan Fortescue
  m. George Reynell of Malston
4. Anne Fortescue
  m. Richard Blackall of Totnes
5. Elizabeth Fortescue probably of this generation
  m. Edward Merydith or Ameredith of Slapton (b c1532, d 06.1606)
6.+ other issue - Peter, Thomas, Bennett, Philip, Mary, Agnes

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Fortescue) with support from BEB1841 (Fortescue of Fallapit), Commoners (vol 2, Fortescue of Fallapit), BLG1886 (Fortescue of Fallapit) and as reported above
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