998. Thomas FORTESCUE 3rd Lord Clermont44 was born on 9 March 1815. He died on 29 July 1887. Thomas succeeded to his father's estates in Louth and Down in November 1826. He graduated with a BA at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1837.
He became a knight of the shire for Co. Louth in July 1840, and in that year he married Lady Louisa Grace Wandesforde Butler, 3rd daughter of James, Marquis of Ormonde, in London.
He is best remembered as the author of "The History of the Family of Fortescue in all its Branches" published in 1865 and 1880. A supplement was added in 1885 after two deeds were found in the Library of Eton College Library
Thomas FORTESCUE 3rd Lord Clermont and Louisa Grace Wandesforde BUTLER obtained a marriage license on 19 September 1840. They were married on 26 September 1840. Louisa Grace Wandesforde BUTLER44 was born on 18 July 1816. She died on 8 November 1896 in Ravensdale Park, County Louth. Wandesforde spelt is without the "e" at the end in the in the schematic of Clermont's Book
She was the third dauther