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Sir Baldwin Fulford (b. Abt. 1399, d. September 09, 1461)Baldwin Fulford (son of Henry De Fulford and Wilhelma Langdon) was born Abt. 1399 in Great Fulford, Devonshire, England, and died September 09, 1461 in England.He married Jenet Elizabeth Bozom on Abt. 1439 in Bozom Zeal, Devonshire, England, daughter of John Bozom and Joan Fortescue.
Notes for Baldwin Fulford:
Sir Baldwin Fulford was Sheriff of Devon and also vice admiral of the English fleet. He was a staunch Lanacastrian during the War of the Roses. He was also Knight of the Sepulchre and Under Admiral to John Holland, Duke of Exeter, High Admiral of England. Sir Baldwin Fulford opposed Edward the IV and supported Henry VI. He was finally caught by the men of Edward IV in Bristol where he was tried and beheaded for treason.
Sir Baldwin "a great soldier and a traveller of so undaunted
resolution, that, for the honour and liberty of a royal lady, in a castle besieged by the infidels, he fought a combat with a Sarazen; for bulk and bigness an unequal match, (as the representation of him cut in the wainscot in Fulford Hall doth plainly show,) whom yet he vanquished, and rescued the lady." He married Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Sir John Bozom, of Bozomzeal.
He was the one who dropped the 'de' from de Fulford, and family then
was known as Fulford.
More About Baldwin Fulford and Jenet Elizabeth Bozom:
Marriage: Abt. 1439, Bozom Zeal, Devonshire, England.
Children of Baldwin Fulford and Jenet Elizabeth Bozom are:
- +Thomasine Fulford, b. Abt. 1440, Great Fulford, Devonshire, England, d. date unknown.