234. Sir Faithful FORTESCUE25 died in 1608. Faithful and his brothers Martin and Bartholomew were left the manor and lands in the parish of St. Peter's, Marland in April 1683. Faithful, born about 1512 served in the army in Flanders for several years, and when the Spanish invasion was threatened, received in 1588 a commission from Queen Elizabeth to raise men and arms for the camp at Tilbury, and he was knighted by the Queen. He died about 1608 at upwards of 96 years of age. One of his several daughters lived to be 102.
Sir Faithful FORTESCUE had the following children: