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Sir John Beauchamp Knight
(Abt 1285-1346)
Sir John de Walesbreu Knight
Joan de Bodrugan
Sir John Beauchamp Knight
(Abt 1315-1349)
Margaret Whalesburgh
(-After 1323)
Elizabeth Beauchamp
(Bef 1349-After 1410)


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William Fortescue

Elizabeth Beauchamp

  • Born: Bef 1349
  • Marriage: William Fortescue By 1394 160,1459,1462
  • Died: After 1410, Wimpston, Modbury, Devonshire, England

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 160
William Fortescue, lord of Whympston, co. Devon, son of William Fortescue, lord of Whympston and his wife Alice Strechlegh, daughter of Walter de Strechlegh, married Eliazabeth Beauchamp, daughter and eventual heir of Sir John Beauchamp, knight. In 1401, William and Elizabeth sued her sister Joan's husband, Sir Robert Challons, re. tenements in Oulescombe and Buckerell, co. Devon, which had been possessed by Elizabeth's brother Sir Thomas Beauchamp. In 1419, license for an oratory was granted by Bishop Stafford to William Fortescue, senior, and Elizabeth his wife, and also to William Fortescue, junior, and Mabilla, his wife, for the mansion of the said William (senior) at Whympstone.

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 246E:33

• Background Information. 1516
Quote taken from Hutchin's History of Dorsetshire, Vol. IV, p. 295:
"Ryme Intrinseca - This little Vill is situated on the borders of the county of Somerset. It was the seat of Sir Humphrey Beauchamp, second son of Robert de Bello Campo, Baron of Hatch, in Somersetshire, whose son, Sir John, by the daughter and heir of Sir Roger Novant, had issue Sir John Beauchamp of Ryme, father of Thomas, who died issuless, leaving for his heirs, his sisters, wedded to Sir Robert Challons and John (William) Fortescue. The Fortescues did not seem to have posses this manor long. William Fortescue was Lord of Wispstone, in Devon."

The History of the Family of Fortescue, p. 7

Elizabeth married William Fortescue, son of William Fortescue and Unknown, By 1394 160,1459.,1462 (William Fortescue was born about 1345 in Wimpston, Modbury, Devonshire, England and died after 1410 in Devonshire, England.)


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