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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Medina
Town
Carisbrooke (newport)
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Maker
Hart Son Peard & Co Ltd (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1866
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40714
Current location

ON THE NORTH WALL
St Mary the Virgin Church
Carisbrooke (newport)
Medina
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 485 883
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF COLONEL SIR FAITHFUL FORTESCUE, KNIGHT, SON OF JOHN FORTESCUE, ESQRE OF BUCKLAND FILLEIGH IN DEVON BY SUSANNAH DAUGHTER OF SIR JOHN CHICHESTER OF RALEIGH - HE WAS A DISTINGUISHED ROYALIST OFFICER AND FOUGHT IN SEVERAL BATTLES OF THE GREAT CIVIL WAR. AT THE RESTORATION HE BECAME A GENTLEMAN OF THE PRIVY CHAMBER TO KING CHARLES THE SECOND./ HAVING LEFT LONDON TO AVOID THE CONTAGION OF THE PLAGUE HE RETIRED SOON AFTERWARDS BEING THEN OF A GREAT AGE DIED AT THE MANOR OF BOWCOMBE IN THIS PARISH AND WAS BURIED WITHIN THESE PRECINCTS ON THE XXIX DAY OF MAY MDCLXVI THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY HIS ELDEST MALE REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS (FORTESCUE) LORD CLERMONT A.D. 1866 (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,occupation,additional,address
    Order of information: Undefined
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,occupation,additional,address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • MECCH005

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