543. Colonel Robert FORTESCUE of Wear Gifford24,71 was born in 1617. He was baptized on 14 September 1617 in Petrockstowe, Devon. He died about 1675/6. Robert signed a will on 12 January 1675/6. He had his estate probated on 5 January 1676/7 in P.C.C. (Bence 112). Colonel Robert Fortescue succeeded to his father's estates since his
older brother John died young. Robert had no male issue. His wife
Susannah was pregnant when he died, but the issue was a daughter. So
Arthur of Penwarne, his next brother, succeeded to the estates, namely
those in Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire.
Grace GRENVILLE (private).
Colonel Robert FORTESCUE of Wear Gifford and Grace GRENVILLE had the following children:
Susannah NORTHCOTE (private).
Colonel Robert FORTESCUE of Wear Gifford and Susannah NORTHCOTE had the following children:
|Susanna FORTESCUE71,72 was born about 1661. She was baptized on 23 March 1661/2 in Newton St Cyres, Devon. Died young|
|Robert FORTESCUE71 was born about 1663. He was baptized on 21 August 1663 in Newton St Cyres, Devon. He was buried on 18 September 1663 in Newton St Cyres, Devon. 'Underneath lyes ye body of Robert Fortescue' (1663) Oval in frame with skulls, cherub's head, roses and flaming torches.|
|Jane FORTESCUE71 was born about 1664. She was baptized on 20 December 1664 in Newton St Cyres, Devon. Died young|