317. Sir Peter FORTESCUE of Wood18 was born about 1620. He signed a will on 29 June 1685. He died on 18 August 1685 in Ermington, Devon.5 Peter had his estate probated on 11 March 1686. Sir Peter's Baronetcy became extinct at his death in 1685.
His Estate was advertised int the London Gazette in July 1730. " The Barton of Wood lying within the parish of Woodleigh, in the said County, heretofore the Seat of Sir Peter Fortescue, Bart. deceased, consisting of very large Mansion-House, Barns, Stables, Stalls, and other Out-houses, with six acres of Orchard, and about 270 acres of Land to the same belonging; as also a great number of TimberTrees, Saplings thereon growing and about 40 acres of Copice Wood. Particulars of the said Manor and Bartons may be had of Mr William Dixon at his chambers at Lincoln's Inn, London, of Mr John Fortescue, Attorney at law in Exeter, of Mr John Elford
(Barton is an archaic English language word meaning lands of the manor or meadow and may refer to several places or people)
Sir Peter FORTESCUE of Wood and Bridget ELLIOT of Port Elliot had the following children:
Sir Peter FORTESCUE of Wood and Lady Amy COURTNEY were married on 21 November 1669 in Burian, Cornwall. Lady Amy COURTNEY33 signed a will on 19 February 1697/8. She had her estate probated on 10 July 1700 in P.C.C (Dyer 86). She was buried on 4 December 1700 in Ermington, Devon. Extrix of her husband's will
Sir Peter FORTESCUE of Wood and Lady Amy COURTNEY had the following children: