66. William FORTESCUE of Buckland Filleigh25 died on 8 January 1547/8. William inherited Buckland-Filleigh from his mother and founded that branch as well as the ones at Dromisken and Ravensdale Park. The Buckland-Filleigh family includes Sir Faithful Fortescue.
William inherited the manor and mansion at Buckland-Filleigh at his mother's death. His eldest son John then inherited Filleigh and Wear-Gifford whilst Buckland-Filleigh passed to the succession of eldest sons John, William, and John in turn.
William FORTESCUE of Buckland Filleigh and Matilda ATKYNS of Milton Abbot had the following children: