Name: De Filleigh
Birth: in Of Filleigh, Devon
Change Date: 2 MAR 2009
It was not until about 1275, when Sir Nicholas de Filleigh obtained the manor of Buckland, did it receive its place name of Buckland Filleigh.
The manor of Filleigh belonged, in the reign of Henry II, to the ancient family of De Filleigh, whose heiress, after seven descents, married William Trewen, Esq., of Weare Giffard, by whom she had a daughter and heiress married to Densell; the grand-daughter of Densell brought this estate to Martin Fortescue.
Father: John De Filleigh
- Type: Book
Periodical: Magna Britannia: volume 6: Devonshire