98. John FORTESCUE31 was born in 1525. He died on 25 December 1595. On the eastwall of the south aisle of East Allington Church, below two brasses thirty-two inches long, of a man and woman side by side - "Here lyeth buried the bodies of John Fortescue, Esquier, and Owner his Wife. Which John deceased the XXVth day of December 1595, being the age of LXX years, and the said Owner deceased the ___ daie of ___ Anno Domini ___ being the age of __ years"
John FORTESCUE and Honour (Owner) SPECCOT were married about 1540. Honour (Owner) SPECCOT31 signed a will on 25 December 1604 in Fallapit, East Allington, Devon. Will of Honor FORTESCUE of Fallapit
to be buried in church of E Allington by my husband John Fortescue late dcsd.
Overseers: my cousin Thomas Ameridith and my cousin Edmond Rhennell
Inventory by Christopher Bartlett and Edward Wakeham 12 Sept 1606: Total £231 16s 8d
Source: Devon Wills transcribed by Olive Moger, vol 8 page 2538
John FORTESCUE and Honour (Owner) SPECCOT had the following children: