DILLON, Anthony (d.1615), of Bratton Fleming, Devon; Culworth, Northants.; Cork, Ireland and The Friars, Derby.
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Family and Education
5th s. of Robert Dillon of Chimwell in Bratton Fleming by either Elizabeth, da. of Henry Fortescue of Ermington, Devon or Isabella, da. of William Fortescue of Prudonstone, Devon. educ. M. Temple 1558. m. Temperance, da. of John Danvers (d.1556), of Culworth, Northants., 4s. 2da.1
The Dillons of North Devon were a cadet branch of a family which had settled in Ireland in the Norman period. They were connected by marriage with the Pollards and the Fortescues, and either family may have brought about their association with the Killigrews, patrons at Penryn. It is