William Fortescue

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
King John to Margaret (Wyatt) Allyn
William Fortescue, son of John Fortescue, Esq. and Joan Prutteston, was born say 1460.1 He died 1 February 1519/20.2

William married Elizabeth Champernowne, daughter of Richard Champernowne, Esq. and Elizabeth Reynell, before 1485.3,4


Elizabeth Champernowne b. 1465, d. bef. 1518
  • Jane Fortescue+3,4 b. say 1485, d. bef. 12 May 1527
  • Henry Fortescue3 b. aft. 1485
  • William Fortescue3 b. aft. 1485
  • Richard Fortescue3 b. aft. 1485
  • Isabel Fortescue3 b. aft. 1485
  • Elizabeth Fortescue2 b. aft. 1485
This person was last edited on25 Mar 2021


  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 246F-36, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:113 (Allyn 16), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:112 (Allyn 16).
  4. [S2174] Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History, two vols. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 2018), 1:672, further cited as Roberts, RD900.