Image from page 570 of "A genealogical and heraldic history...

Image from page 570 of "A genealogical and heraldic history

Identifier: heraldichistory02burk
Title: A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank, but uninvested with heritable honours

Year: 1836 (1830s)
Authors: Burke, John, 1787-1848
Subjects: Heraldry
Publisher: London, H. Colburn [etc., etc.]
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute

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o—Forte scutum salus ducura. Estates—Besides Fallapit and the manor and advowson of East Allington, various estates, in the county of Devon, are andhave been held by this family from time immemorial. Seal—Fallapit, in the county of Devon. FORTESCUE, OF BUCKLAND FILLEIGH. FORTESCUE-INGLETT, JOHN, esq. of Buckland Filleigh, in the county of Devon, b. 23rd October, 1758, m. first, Sept. 1788, at All Saints church, Southampton, Anne, daughter of Thomas Sanders esq. meichant, of Exeter, and has an only son, John-Dicker, of Widmouth Villa, near Stratton, Corn-wall, b. 3rd August, 1789, M.A. of Oriel College,Oxford, major of the North Devon Yeomanry Cavalry, and captain of the South Devon regiment ofMilitia, a magistrate and deputy lieutenant in Devon and Cornwall. Mr. Fortescue espoused, secondly, in 1818, Sarah Bridget, daughter and co-heir of James Marwood, esq. ofSutton, in Devonshire, and widow of Henry Stevens, esq.of Cross, in the same county, by whom, now deceased,le had no issue.

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FORTESCUE, OF BUCKLAND FILLEIGH. 545 This gentleman is in the magistracy and lieutenancy for Devonshire and CornwallHe is lieutenant-colonel of the North Devon Yeomanry Cavali7, and lieutenant colonel of the Tornidge Local Militia. He was twice nominated sheriff for Devonshire,but excused, being receiver-general of taxes for the county. Umeage. Sir John Foutesclm:, knt. youngerbrother of Henry Fortescue, chief justice of Ireland, and second son of Sir John Fortescue (see p. 541), was called, in 1430, to the degree of serjeant-at-law, and, in 1441,constituted kings Serjeant; the next year he was made lord chief justice of England, being an especial favourite of King Henry VI. to whom he was eventually lord chancellor.In April, 1463, he embarked with Queen Margaret, Prince Edward, and many persons of distinction, who followed the fortunes of the House of Lancaster, at Bamburg,irind landed at Sluys, in Flanders. Remaining several years in exile, he composed his celebrated treatise De Laudibus ….