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Families covered: Drake of Buckland Monachorum

                               
The following connection for the family covered by this page comes from www.wyverngules.com..
Osbert Drake of Ottery
1. ?? Drake in Tavistock
  A. ?? Drake in Tavistock
  i. ?? Drake in Tavistock
  a. ?? Drake in Tavistock
  (1) ?? Drake in Tavistock
  (A) ?? Drake in Tavistock
(i) John Drake of Tavistock (d 1566)
  (a) John Drake
  (b) Edmund Drake (d 1566, vicar of Upchurch in Kent) - see alternative parentage just below
  m. _ Millwaye (dau of Richard Millwaye)
Vivian does not connect this family with that shown on Drake01 but starts with ...
Edmund Drake of Crowndale
1. John Drake of West Crowndale (d by 1561)
  m. Julian (bur 24.09.1564)
2. Edmund Drake (d c12.1566, vicar of Upchurch in Kent) - see alternative parentage just above
  Whilst the wyverngules website mentioned above suggests that Rev. Edmund m. a dau of Richard Millwaye, Vivian identifies his wife as ...
  m. ?? (sister or cousin of Sir John Hawkins)
A. Sir Francis Drake 'the Navigator' (b 1545-6, dsp 28.01.1595-6, Admiral)§Gthe first mentioned by BP1870 & BEB1841
  m1. (04.07.1569) Mary Newman (dsp bur 25.01.1582-3)
  m2. (1585) Elizabeth Sydenham (dau of Sir George Sydenham of Combe Sydenham, m2. Sir William Courtenay of Powderham Castle)
  B. Thomas Drake of Buckland Monachorum (d 04.04.1606)
  m. Elizabeth Gregorie of Plympton St. Mary (d 18.03.1631, relict of John Elford of Sheepstor)
  i. Sir Francis Drake, Sheriff of Devon, 1st Bart of Buckland Monachorum (bpt 16.09.1588, d 11.03.1637, MP)
  m1. (22.09.1602) Jane Bampfylde (bur 26.02.1612/3, dau of Sir Amias Bampfylde of Poltimore)
  a. Dorothy Drake (d infant)
m2. (c10.1615) Joan Strode (dau of Sir William Strode of Newham, m2. John Trefusis of Milor)
  b. Sir Francis Drake, 2nd Bart of Buckland Monachorum (bpt 25.09.1617, dsp 06.01.1662)
  m. (18.01.1640) Dorothy Pym (bur 16.05.1661, dau of John Pym of Brymore)
c. Thomas Drake (bpt 18.07.1620, d before 1661, Major)
  m. (22.07.1641) Susan Crimes (dau of William Crimes of Buckland Crimes. sister of Elizeus)
  (1) Sir Francis Drake, 3rd Bart of Buckland Monachorum (bpt 01.05.1642, bur 15.01.1718)
  m1. (06.02.1664-5) Dorothy Bampfylde (bur 30.01.1679, dau of Sir John Bampfylde, Bart of Poltimore, by Gertrude Coplestone)
  (A) Gertrude Drake (bpt 11.08.1669)
  m. (21.12.1699) Henry Pollexfen (son of Henry Pollexfen of Nutwell Court)
(B) Frances Drake (bpt 09.05.1674)
  m. Henry Drake @@ below
  (C)+ other issue - Dorothy (bpt 01.02.1666), Margaret (bpt 19.10.1672, bur 21.07.1673)
  m2. (c10.1680) Anne Boon (dsp bur 22.12.1685, dau of John (probaby not Thomas) Boon of Mount Boon)
  m3. (c02.1689/90) Elizabeth Pollexfen (bur 25.03.1717, dau of Sir Henry Pollexfen of Nutwell Court, Lord Chief Justice, by Mary Duncombe)
(E) Sir Francis Henry Drake, 4th Bart of Buckland Monachorum (bpt 02.03.1693-4, d 26.01.1739-40, 3rd son)
  m. (27.03/09.1720) Anne Heathcote (bpt 1702, bur 05.11.1769, dau of Samuel Heathcote of Hursley, sister of Sir William, Bart)
  (i) Sir Francis Henry Drake, 5th Bart of Buckland Monachorum (b 26.08.1722, d unm 19.02.1794)
  (ii) Francis William Drake of Hillingdon (bpt 22.08.1724, Vice Admiral)
  m. (1763) Elizabeth Heathcote (dau of Sir William Heathcote, Bart)
  (a) Marianne Drake
  m.Thomas Evance (recorder of Kingston-on-Thames)
  (b) Sophia Drake
  m. Jerome, Count de Salis
  p. Grace America Gredhil (dau of Colonel Samuel Gredhill, Governor of Placentia in Newfoundland)
It appears that the following Francis Henry, who assumed the Baronetcy, claimed that his parents had married but that this "is doubtful".
  (c) Francis Henry Drake if Cheltenham (b 1756, d(spm) 04.07.1739)
  m. Anne Frances Maltby (d 1840, dau of Thomas Maltby)
  (iii) Sir Francis Samuel Drake, Bart of Prospect (bpt 14.09.1729, dsp 19.11.1789, Rear Admiral, youngest son)
  m1. Elizabeth Hayman of Kent
  m2. (23.01.1788) Pooley Onslow (d 10.12.1810, dau of George Onslow )
  (iv) Anne Pollexfen Drake (bpt 1726, d 13/18.02.1771)
  m. (08.06.1748) Sir George Augustus Eliott, 1st Lord Heathfield of Gibraltar (b 14.12.1717, d 06.07.1790, General, CIC Gilbraltar)
  (iii) Sophia Drake (bpt 14.09.1729)
  m. Rev. John Pugh
  (v)+ other issue - Francis Duncombe (bpt 22.04.1724, bur 13.03.1726-7), daughter (bur 1721)
  (F) Duncomb Drake (bpt 1694-5, dsp 05.1734, Captain RN)
  m. (c12.1733) Grace Trevanion (dau of Sir Nicholas Trevanin of Plymouth)
  (G) George Drake, Governor of Fort St. George in Madras (bpt 04.12.1696, d by 11.1741)
  m. (1722) Sophia Bugden
  (i) Anne Drake
  m1. Samuel Barlow
m2. George Percival
  (ii) Jane Drake (d 1800)
  m. Temple West of West Wickham (b c1740, d 1783, Colonel)
  (a) Sir John West (d 18.03.1862, Admiral) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (05.1817) Harriet Adams
  (iii) Sophia Pitt Drake
  m1. Digby Dent (Commodore RN)
  m2. (28.11.1763) Sir George Pocock (d 03.04.1792, Admiral)
  (iv)+ other issue - George (d infant), Dawsonne (d unm 1784, Governor of Fort St. George)
  (H) Elizabeth Drake
  m. (021.07.1719) Thomas Martin (judge)
  (i) Elizabeth Martin (a 1719, d unm)
  (ii) Gertrude Martin
  m. John Butterworth
(I)+ other issue - Francis (bpt 14.05.1691, bur 06.02.1692-3), Pollexfen (bpt 08.02.1694, d 14.09.1714), Henry (bpt 13.11.1702, bur 27.09.1704), Henry (bpt 08.02.1709, d before 04.09.1756)
  d. John Drake of Ivybridge (bpt 28.07.1624, bur 09.11.1681)
  m. Prudence Savery (dau of _ Savery of Slade)
  (1) Francis Drake (d 24.12.1729, Captain RN, 3rd son?)
  m. Jane Pollexfen
  (2) Henry Drake (bpt 1673, bur 04.05.1717)
  m1. Grace (bur 28.06.1704)
  m2. (23.11.1704) Frances Drake (bpt 09.05.1674, bur 23.09.1732, dau of Sir Francis Drake by Dorothy) @@ above
  (A) Francis Drake (bpt 1714, d by 1755)
  m. (c10.1742) Emblen Yeo of Plymouth (d before 10.05.1770)
  (B)+ other issue - Dorothy (bpt 21.09.1705, bur 29.12.1722), Prudence (bpt 20.06.1706, d before 20.02.1749), Elizabeth (bpt 01.09.1710), Frances (b 24.08.1711, bur 19.01.1712), Gertrude (bpt 01.07.1710, d 07.10.1711)
  (3) Prudence Drake (bpt 15.06.1654, d 22.11.1737)
  m1. _ Hele of Cornwood
  m2. John Savery of Slade (d 21.02.1696)
  (A) John Savery (bpt 1696, d infant)
  m3. _ Saussure
  (4) Anne Drake (bpt 29.06.1655)
  m. (05.04.1676) Thomas Williams of Stowford
  (A)+ issue - John (bpt 27.11.1677), Prudence
  (5) Jane Drake
  m. (c02.1681) Edmund Williams of Cornwood
  (6) Gertrude Drake (bpt 25.01.1670)
  m. (17.12.1691) Arthur Cunningham of Ringwood, Tavistock
  (7)+ other issue - William (bpt 1663, a 1695), John (bpt 18.01.1666-7, d by 1697, Commander RN)
  e. Joseph Drake (bur 12.10.1708, 5th son)
  m1. (11.02.1668) Margaret Crimes (bur 01.05.1682)
  (1) Bampfield Drake (bpt 12.04.1670, bur 20.06.1729, rector of Farway)
  m. Catherine
  (A) Joseph Drake (bpt 11.08.1694)
  m. (c11.1720) Rebecca Hambly of Bodmin
  (B) William Drake in Wellington, Somerset (bpt 17.12.1705, 4th son, solicitor)
  m. Sophia
  (i)+ issue - John (d unm, surgeon RN), Prudence (d 1807)
  (C) John Drake, Mayor of Plymouth (bpt 29.09.1709, bur 1752-3)
  m. (c 08.1736) Anne Spicer of Farway (d 21.10.1786)
  (i) John Drake (b c1737, d 03.1810)
  (i) Catherine Drake (dsp)
  m. Robert Rogers (Captain RN, son of Sir John)
  (iii) Anne Pollexfen Drake
  m1. William Young of Plymouth (RN)
  (a)+ issue - John Spicer, Sarah Spicer (b 13.10.1771, d 18.10.1771)
  m2. George James Prosser (b c1753-4, d 26.02.1796, Captain RN)
  (c) Catherine Folliott Prosser
  m. Michael Phelan of Dublin
  (d) Sarah Anne Prosser (b 19.01.1782, d 17.03.1856)
  m. William Lyfe Pearce of Kellaton
  (D) Joan Drake
  m. (c04.1722) Samuel Key (vicar of Bodmin)
  (E) Eleanor Drake
  m. (25.10.1720) William May of Bodmin (tanner)
(F)+ other issue - Francis (bpt 11.08.1701), Bampfield (bpt 23.10.1704)
  (2) Francis Drake (bpt 24.04.1675)
  m. (21.10.1714) Sarah Young of Woodbury (bur 09.1725)
  (A) Gertrude Drake (bpt 18.10.1716)
  m2. Grace (bur 1738)
  (3) Elizabeth Drake (bpt 11.05.1705)
  m. (16.09.1719) William Cake of Mary Tavy
  f. Elizabeth Drake (bpt 16.01.1622)
  m. (14/18.02.1638) John Trefusis
  g. Johanna Drake probably the Joan who married ...
  m. (04.02.1650) Sir Hugh Wyndham of Kentsford (b 1624, dvp c07.1671)
  h. Dorothy Drake possibly of this generation
  m. Sampson Hele, younger of Holwell (dvp 1685)
  i.+ other issue - William, Maria (b c1616, d young?), Sarah
  ii. Elizabeth Drake
  m. (22.09.1602) John Bampfylde of Poltimore (a 1628)
  C. John Drake (d before 29.11.1575)
  m. Alice (m2. _ Cotton)
  D.+ other issue - Joseph, Edward, 7 others

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Drake) with some support from BP1870 (Drake) and a little from TCB (vol 1, Drake of Buckland), BEB1841 (Drake of Prospect)
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