70. Sir John FORTESCUE15 was born before 1478. He died on 8 August 1517. Sir John Fortescue was probably born before 1470 since he was mentioned as being an Armiger on 16th February 1490, and so must have been of age then. His father's post-mortem in 1500 says he was over 21. On or before 1510 he married Philippa Spice, who was born in 1484. Her father Humphrey was the son of Clement Spice of Black Notley. She inherited Falkbourne Hall from her uncle and it came to John through her.
Philippa was still alive in 1534, having married Sir Francis Bryan after John's death. He died on 8th August 1517. Sir John accompanied Henry VIII to Calais on 30th June 1513 (?).
Sir John Fortescue. Knighted in August 1485 at Milford Haven, John at one time served as a sheriff of both Essex and Hertfordshire. Upon his death in 1517, Phillippa's two year old son, Henry, received five hundred acres of land distributed in Essex and Hertfordshire valued at f150 a year.
Sir John FORTESCUE and Philippa SPICE were married about 1510. Philippa SPICE15 was born in 1484. She was living in 1534. On or before 1510 she married John Fortescue. She was born in 1484.
She had previously been married to John Fortescue, a lawyer and son of the renowned Lancastrian judge and writer,
Sir John FORTESCUE and Philippa SPICE had the following children: