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Bartholomew Fortesque (1506 - 1556)

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Bartholomew Fortesque
Born in Filleigh,South Moultry,Devon,Englandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Filleigh,,Devon,Englandmap
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Father John Fortescue, Esq.[1] b. c 1460, d. 2 Jun 1502

Mother Jacquetta St. Leger b. c 1460, d. bt 1535 - 1544

Bartholomew Fortescue was born circa 1490 at of Filleigh, Wear Gifford, Combe in Holbeton, & East Buckland, Devonshire, England. He married Ellen Moore, daughter of Maurice Moore, Esq. and Cecily Bonville, before 1513; They had 2 sons (Richard, Esq; & Lewis) & 5 daughters (Gertrude, wife of Barnard Drake; Mary, wife of Humphrey Yeo; Ellen, wife of William Canwell; Elizabeth, wife of Lewis Hatch, Gent., & of Geoffrey Tothill, Gent; & Anne, wife of John Raleigh).[2] Bartholomew Fortescue died on 12 September 1557 at of Corscombe, Somersetshire, England.[3]


  • Ellen Moore b. c 1495


  • Elizabeth, wife of Lewis Hatch, Gent., & of Geoffrey Tothill, Gent b. 1531, d. a 23 Apr 1587
  • Gertrude, wife of Barnard Drake b. c 1538, d. 10 Feb 1601
  • Richard, Esq
  • Lewis
  • Ellen, wife of William Canwell
  • Anne, wife of John Raleigh
  • Mary, wife of Humphrey Yeo


  1. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 9.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 9-10.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 513.

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