FORTESCUE, Thomas II (b.c.1566), of Salden, Bucks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1566, yr. s. of John Fortescue I of Salden by his 1st w., and bro. of Francis Francis and William. educ. Gloucester Hall, Oxf. 3 Aug. 1578, aged 12; I. Temple Nov. 1585. ?unm.

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Fortescue was probably brought into Parliament by Henry, 5th Baron Windsor, perhaps at his father’s request, after a fierce contest with Francis Goodwin. He died s.p. and almost certainly v.p.

Mdx. Peds. (Harl. Soc. lxv), 50; Vis. Bucks. (Harl. Soc lviii), 58; T. Fortescue, Lord Clermont, Fortescue Fam. 380.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: Roger Virgoe