Fortescue (Barony)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Tue 5th Jul 1746

To Hugh Fortescue as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to brother Matthew Fortescue and hm


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Fortescue Hugh Tue 5th Jul 1746 Sun 2nd May 1751
2nd Fortescue Matthew Sun 2nd May 1751 Sun 10th Jul 1785
3rd Fortescue Hugh Sun 10th Jul 1785 Fri 1st Mar 1839
4th Fortescue Hugh Fri 1st Mar 1839 Tue 20th Dec 1859
5th Fortescue Hugh Tue 20th Dec 1859 Tue 10th Oct 1905
6th Fortescue Hugh Tue 10th Oct 1905 Sat 29th Oct 1932
7th Fortescue Hugh William Sat 29th Oct 1932 Sat 14th Jun 1958
8th Fortescue Denzil George Sat 14th Jun 1958 Wed 1st Jun 1977
9th Fortescue Richard Archibald Wed 1st Jun 1977 Sun 7th Mar 1993
10th Fortescue Charles Hugh Richard Sun 7th Mar 1993 -