John Fortescue (MP)
Fortescue was the second son of Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue, and Lady Susan, daughter of Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby. His paternal grandmother Hester Grenville was the daughter of George Grenville. Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl Fortescue and the Hon. Dudley Fortescue were his brothers.
Fortescue died in September 1859, aged 40. He never married.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Fortescue
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Barnstaple
With: Richard Bremridge
Sir William Fraser, Bt