Great Fulford

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Great Fulford is an historic estate in the parish of Dunsford, Devon.wikipedia
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Little Fulford

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The prefix "Great" dates from the late 17th century and served to distinguish it from the mansion house known as "Little Fulford" in the parish of Shobrooke, Devon, about 8 miles to the north-east, also owned briefly by Col. Francis Fulford (1666–1700), as a result of his marriage to the heiress of the Tuckfield family.
It briefly share ownership before 1700 with Great Fulford, in Dunsford, about 9 mi to the south-west.

Francis Fulford (television personality)

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Francis Fulford (born 1952) (son and heir), the current owner in 2018, a former stockbroker and insurance broker who has appeared on many reality television shows featuring his house and family.
He is a member of the United Kingdom's landed gentry, and the 23rd Fulford to have owned and inhabited Great Fulford manor house.

Francis Fulford (politician)

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Fulford was the son of Thomas Fulford of Fulford in the parish of Dunsford, Devon and was baptised at St Mary Major, Exeter on 1 September 1583.

William Huddesfield

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Elizabeth Bozom survived her husband and married secondly to Sir William Huddesfield (died 1499), of Shillingford St. George, Devon, Attorney General to King Edward IV (1461–1483).
Firstly to Jennet (or Elizabeth ) Bosome, daughter and heiress of John Bosome (alias Bosom, Bozun, Bosum, etc.) of Bosom's Hele, in the parish of Dittisham, Devon, and widow of Sir Baldwin de Fulford (died 1476) of Great Fulford in the parish of Dunsford, Devon, Sheriff of Devon in 1460, a Knight of the Sepulchre and Under-Admiral to John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter (died 1447), High Admiral of England.

Dunsford

Great Fulford is an historic estate in the parish of Dunsford, Devon.
Great Fulford House lies to the west of Dunsford; a Domesday manor which has been the home of the Fulford family since at least 1190.

John Fulford

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His younger son was John Fulford (died 1518), a Canon of Exeter Cathedral and Archdeacon successively of Totnes, Cornwall and Exeter, whose large black marble ledger stone survives in Exeter Cathedral, behind the high altar (or in the eastern aisle), inscribed as follows in Gothic letters: ''Hic jacet magist(er) Joannes Fulford filius Baldwini Fulford milit(i), hui(us) eccle(siae) Resid.
He was the son of Sir Baldwin Fulford of Great Fulford, Devon who was Sheriff of Devon in 1460.

Dittisham

He married Elizabeth (or Jennet ) Bosome, daughter and heiress of John Bosome (alias Bosom, Bozun, Bosum, etc.) of Bosom's Hele (alias Bozunsele, etc., modern: "Bozomzeal" ), in the parish of Dittisham, near Dartmouth, Devon, by his wife Johane Fortescue.
Sir Baldwin de Fulford (died 1476) of Great Fulford in the parish of Dunsford, Devon, married Elizabeth (or Jennet ) Bosum, daughter and heiress of John Bosum (alias Bosom, Bozun, Bosum, etc.) of Bosom's Hele, by his wife Johane Fortescue.

Country House Rescue

(Coincidentally the present owner of Kelly House also appeared on the TV reality show Country House Rescue which featured Francis Fulford, the present owner of Great Fulford, in another episode).

Philip Courtenay (died 1463)

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Huddesfield married secondly (as her third husband) to Katherine Courtenay, a daughter of Sir Philip Courtenay (died 1463) of Powderham, Devon.

Richard Bampfield

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Sir Thomas Fulford (1553–1610) (son), who in 1580 married Ursula Bampfield (died 1639), a daughter of Richard Bampfield (1526–1594) of Poltimore, Devon, Sheriff of Devon in 1576, ancestor of the Bampfield Baronets and Barons Poltimore.

Francis Fulford (bishop)

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He had 14 children, among whom was his second son Bishop Francis Fulford (1803–1868), Anglican Bishop of Montreal, Canada, whose son eventually inherited Great Fulford.
He was the second son of Col. Baldwin Fulford (1775–1847) of Great Fulford in the parish of Dunsford, Devonshire, lord of the manor of Dunsford and an officer in the Inniskillen Dragoons and Lieutenant-Colonel of the Devon Militia, by his wife Anna Maria Adams, eldest daughter of William Adams (1752–1811), MP for Totnes, of Bowden House, Ashprington, near Totnes.

Heanton Satchville, Petrockstowe

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Col. Francis Fulford (1666–1700) (son), twice MP for Callington in Cornwall in 1690-5 and 1698-1700, presumably upon the interest of the influential Rolle family of Heanton Satchville, Petrockstowe, Devon.

Humphrey Arundell

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His daughter Elizabeth Fulford married Humphrey Arundell (c.
He married Elizabeth Fulford (died 1565), a daughter of Sir John Fulford (1503–1544) of Great Fulford in Devon, twice Sheriff of Devon in 1534 and 1540, by his wife Dorothy Bourchier, a daughter of John Bourchier, 1st Earl of Bath (1470–1539), of Tawstock, Devon.

Ferdinando Gorges

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She was the 2nd wife of Sir Ferdinando Gorges (1565/8-1647), founder of the Province of Maine, known as the "Father of English Colonization in North America".

Tetcott

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In this unusual respect he resembled his contemporary Devonian John Arscott (1719–1788) of Tetcott, who kept as a member of his household a dwarf jester named Black John, whose eccentric ways were described in Footprints of Former Men in Cornwall (1870) by Robert Stephen Hawker, and also in Devonshire Characters and Strange Events (1908) by Sabine Baring-Gould.

Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry

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Col. Baldwin Fulford (1801–1871) (eldest son and heir), known as "Baldwin the Bad", a Justice of the Peace for Devon, Chairman of Quarter Sessions and Colonel of the 1st Royal Devon Yeomanry.
Baldwin III Fulford (1801-1871) of Great Fulford, Devon.

John Allen Giles

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In 1868 at the age of 67 he married Anna Isabella Giles, eldest daughter of the historian Rev. John Allen Giles (1808–1884), Doctor of Civil Law, Rector of Sutton in Surrey, but died three years later without children.

Listed building

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The grade I listed manor house, known as Great Fulford House, is about 9 miles west of Exeter.

Manor house

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The grade I listed manor house, known as Great Fulford House, is about 9 miles west of Exeter.

Exeter

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The grade I listed manor house, known as Great Fulford House, is about 9 miles west of Exeter.

Tudor architecture

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The present mansion house is Tudor (16th century) with refurbishment from the late 17th century and further remodelling from about 1800.

Shobrooke

The prefix "Great" dates from the late 17th century and served to distinguish it from the mansion house known as "Little Fulford" in the parish of Shobrooke, Devon, about 8 miles to the north-east, also owned briefly by Col. Francis Fulford (1666–1700), as a result of his marriage to the heiress of the Tuckfield family.

Richard I of England

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Great Fulford has been the residence of the Fulford family (originally "de Fulford"), which took its name from the estate, from the reign of King Richard I (1189–1199) to the present day.

Domesday Book

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In the Domesday Book of 1086, Foleford is listed as the 132nd of the 176 holdings of Baldwin FitzGilbert (died 1090), Sheriff of Devon (alias Baldwin the Sheriff, Baldwin of Exeter, Baldwin de Meulles/Moels and Baldwin du Sap), an Anglo-Norman magnate and one of the 52 Devon Domesday Book tenants-in-chief of King William the Conqueror.

Baldwin FitzGilbert

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In the Domesday Book of 1086, Foleford is listed as the 132nd of the 176 holdings of Baldwin FitzGilbert (died 1090), Sheriff of Devon (alias Baldwin the Sheriff, Baldwin of Exeter, Baldwin de Meulles/Moels and Baldwin du Sap), an Anglo-Norman magnate and one of the 52 Devon Domesday Book tenants-in-chief of King William the Conqueror.