Bourchier, Fulk (1445 - 1479)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1445-10-25
Death Date: 1479-09-18


Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.


From Dinham, Elizabeth (1450 - 1516)

Primary Title

4th Baron FitzWarin


  • 4th Baron FitzWarin
    Assumed 1469-12-12
    Vacated 1479-09-18

General Offices Note

Exempted for life from attendance at Court, Council, Parliament, and from being made JP, Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, etc, against his will 26 May 1474

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Commissioner of Array, Somerset 1469 1470
JP, Devon 1469/70 1472
Commissioner of Array, Devon 1470 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Devon 1471/2 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1472 n.d.
JP, Devon 1473/4 1479

General Lands Note

Special livery of father's lands 12 Dec. 1469

Details of Properties


  • Bampton Castle, Devon
    Patrimony (via mother)
    Acquired: 1469-12-12
    Divested: 1479-09-18
  • Tawstock Court, Devon
    Patrimony (via mother)
    Acquired: 1469-12-12
    Divested: 1479-09-18


  • Somerset: Wigborough Manor

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1477-1478 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Lord FitzWarin's Minstrel

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord FitzWarin's Minstrel Bourchier, Fulk (1445 - 1479) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Bampton Castle Devon Private Residence
Tawstock Court Devon Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward IV – Henry VI [1467–77]. London: HMSO, 1900.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (
Page, William, and R.W. Dunning, eds. The Victoria History of the County of Somerset. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 4 vols. London; Oxford: Constable [vols 1–2]; Oxford UP [vols 3–8], 1906–12 [vols 1–2]; 1974–2004 [vols 3–8].