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Arms of Fowell: Argent, a chevron sable on a chief gules three mullets pierced of the first [1]

The Fowell Baronetcy, of Fowellscombe in the County of Devon, was a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 30 April 1661 for Edmund Fowell of Fowelscombe in the parish of Ugborough, Devon, previously Member of Parliament for Ashburton.[2] The second Baronet also represented Ashburton in Parliament.[3] The third Baronet was Member of Parliament for Totnes.[4] The title became extinct on his death in 1692.[5]

Fowell baronets, of Fowellscombe (1661)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vivian, Lt.Col. J.L., (Ed.) The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, Exeter, 1895, p. 369
  2. ^ Burke, John; Burke, Bernard, eds. (1838). A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies of England. pp. 207–208.
  3. ^ Henning, B.D., ed. (1983). "FOWELL, John (1623-77), of Washbourne, Harberton, Devon.". The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690.
  4. ^ Hayton, D.; Cruickshanks, E.; Handley, S., eds. (2002). "FOWELL, Sir John, 3rd Bt. (1665-92), of Fowellscombe, Ugborough, Devon". The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715.
  5. ^ Colburn, H., ed. (1847). Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry. p. 437.