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Families covered: Drewe of St. Lennards, Drewe of Sharpham, Drewe of The Grange

William Drewe of Sharpham, Devon
m. Joan Prideaux (dau/heir of John Prideaux of Orcharton (by Agnes/Amy, dau of Robert French of Hornford by Anne/Maud, dau/heir of Robert Wynard of Haccombe), m2. Baldwin Acland)
1. William Drewe of Sharpham (d 22.06.1548)
  Commoners and Vivian both show 2 Williams in this generation, the eldest and the third sons. Commoners identifies the youngest William as "ancestor of the Drewes of St. Leonards and the city of Exeter" and then follows the line of the eldest son, William of Sharpham father of Henry father of William (d 03.09.1532) father of the Thomas of Sharpham who m. Elinora Huckmore. We follow Vivian who shows as follows.
  m. Elinor
A. John Drewe (dvp?, of Grays Inn)
  m. Joane Crewis (dau/coheir of _ Crewis of Morcharde)
  i. John Drewe of St. Lennards, Devon (b c1498)
  m1. Anne Yorke (dau of Watkyn Yorke of Devon)
  a. Emanuell Drewe of St. Lennards
m. Ann Dyllon (dau of Robert Dyllon of Chemwell)
  (1) John Drewe of St. Lennards 'of Kenn' (a 1620)
  m. (14.02.1573-4) Susan Gauvrick (dau/coheir of John Gauvrick or Gaverick of Foord)
  (A) Thomas Drew of Exeter (a 1620)
  m. (11.06.1604) Dorothy Wolcott (dau of Peter Wolcott of Exeter)
  (i)+ issue (a 1620) - Henry (b 1612), Thomas, George, Susan
  (B) Mary Drewe
  m. (24.04.1595) Gregory Gove
  (C) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. (20.09.1601) William Strowde
  (D) Katherine Drewe
  m. (26.01.1603-4) Nicholas Page
  (E)+ other issue - Alice (bpt 01.09.1594, bur 16.11.1594), Anne (bpt 21.12.1576), Susanna (bpt 01.12.1597, bur 19.06.1599)
  (2) Gertrude Drewe
  m. (23.02.1583-4) Richard Hayman
  b.+ other issue - Edward, Mary, Elynor, Ann, 5 others (dsp)
  m2. _ Bridges
  k. William Drewe of Hinde, Somerset
  m. Elizabeth Cecill (d 10.11.1586, dau/heir of William Cecill of Wiltshire, cousin/heir of Thomas Cecill)
  (1) Ellinor Drewe
  m1. John Kemp of Hentlow Hall
  m2. John Ware
  m3. Sir Robert Brooke of London
(2) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. Henry Didwell of Little Gilding
  (3) Joane Drewe
  m. John Cather (dau of John Cather of BLuffeld, son of John (alderman of London))
  l. Thomas Drewe of The Grange, Sharpham & Killerton (b 1519)
  m. Elinora Hackmore (dau/coheir of William Hackmore or Huckmore, son of Roger of Devonshire)
(1) Edward Drewe of Sharpham, Killerton & Broad Hembury, Devon (d 1622, recorder of the City of London then Exeter, Queen's Sergeant)
  m. Bridget Fitzwilliams of Lincolnshire
  (A) Sir Thomas Drewe of The Grange in Broadhambury, Sheriff of Devon (bur 15.07.1651)
  m. Elizabeth Moore (bur 19.04.1635, dau of Sir Edward Moore of Odiham)
  (i) William Drewe of The Grange (b 1603, bur 18.12.1654)
  m1. Katherine Symes (dau of John Symes of Pounsford) not named by Vivian
  (a) Elizabeth Drewe not mentioned by Vivian
  m. Roger Coleman of Tiverton
  m2. Elizabeth Fulford (d 1635, dau of Sir Francis Fulford of Fulford) not named by Vivian
  (b) Ursula Drewe not mentioned by Vivian
  m. _ Alford of Eastcott
  m3. (c11.1636, sp) Penelope Mohun of Lanherne (dau of Sir Reginald Mohun, Bart)
m4. Margaret Pollard of Mimpton Regis, Devon named by Vivian only as Margaret
  m5. Florence Walrond (dau of William Walrond of Illbrewers) named by Vivian only as Florence
  (ii) Francis Drewe of The Grange (bpt 16.12.1604, bur 27.12.1675)
  m. Mary Walrond (d 14.09.1699, dau of William Walrond of Illbrewers)
  (a) Thomas Drewe of The Grange (b 1635, d 10.08.1707)
  m. (14.05.1661) Margaret Prideaux (bur 24.05.1695, dau of Sir Peter Prideaux, Bart of Netherton)
  ((1)) Thomas Drewe (d young)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. (15.04.1684) Sir Arthur (not Charles) Chichester, Bart of Youlson
  ((3)) Margaret Drewe
  m. (30.10.1684) Charles Kelland or Kellond of Painsford
  (b) Francis Drewe of The Grange (b 1636, d 22.04.1710)
  m. Martha Webb (d 1729)
  ((1)) Anne Drewe
  m. _ Thomas (auditor of the Impress)
  ((2))+ other issue (d unm) - Martha, Mary, Elizabeth
  (c) Edward Drewe, later of The Grange (d 17.12.1714, archdeacon of Cornwall, canon of Exeter)
  m. Joan Sparrow (d 1703, dau/coheir of Anthony Sparrow, Bishop of Exeter)
  ((1)) Francis Drewe of The Grange (b 1673, d 1716? (a 01.1729-30?), MP)
  m. Mary Davie Bidgood (bur 22.02.1729-30, dau of Humphrey Bidgood of Rockbeare)
((A)) Francis Drewe of The Grange, Sheriff of Devonshire (b 1712, d before 30.04.1773)
  m1. (21.09.1737) Mary Rose (dau/heir of Thomas Rose of Wootton FitzPaine)
  ((i)) Francis Rose Drewe of The Grange & Leyhill (b 23.09.1738, dsp 29.04.1801)
  ((ii)) Thomas Rose Drewe of Wootton FitzPaine, later of The Grange (b 14.05.1740, dsp 01.06.1815)
  m. Betty Incledon (dau of Benjamin Incledon of Pilton)
  ((iii)) Edward Drewe (d infant) or Richard Rose Drewe (b 28.12.1743, d unm 23.01.1801)
  ((iv)) William Rose Drewe of London, later of The Grange (b 10.07.1745, d 1821)
  ((v)) John Rose Drewe, later of The Grange (b 06.06.1747, d 31.08.1830)
  m. Dorothy Bidgood (d 11.12.1834, dau of Rev. Charles Bidgood of Rockbeare)
  ((a)) Charles Drewe (d unm 1801)
  ((a)) Dorothy Rose Drewe
  m. William Miles
((vi)) Herman Drewe (b 06.05.1749, d 19.04/09.1817, rector of Wootton FitzPaine & Coombraliegh)
  m. Sarah Mary Hatherly (dau of Rev .William Hatherly of Colyton)
  ((a)) Sarah Elizabeth Drewe
  m. (09.06.1800) Edward Wright Band of Wookey House
((b)) Mary Drewe shown by Commoners as sister rather than dau of Herman
  m. (30.12.1801) Rev. Lewis Way
  m2. (1753) Mary Johnson (a 1771, dau of Thomas Johnson of London)
  ((vii)) Edward Drewe (b 27.09.1756, d 25.06.1810, rector of Willand)
  m. (1793) Caroline Allen (d 1836, dau of John Allen of Crisalley)
  ((a)) Edward Drewe of The Grange (b 20.08.1805, d 01.1878) had issue
  m. (05.06.1828) Jane Susan Adele Prevost (dau/heir of Jean Gaspard Prevost of Geneva)
((b)) Marianne Drewe
  m. Algernon Langton (son of Bennet)
  ((c)) Harriet Maria Drewe
  m. (06.04.1816) Robert Gifford (Lord Chief Justice)
  ((d)) Georgiana Drewe
  m. Sir Edward H. Anderson (Baron of the Exchequer)
  ((e)) Charlotte Drewe (d unm)
  ((viii)) Samuel Drewe of London (b 19.11.1759, d 03.02.1837, Governor of the Bank of England)
m. Selina Thackeray
  ((a)) Emma Drewe
  m. Francis Luttrell (son of John Fownes Luttrell, cousin)
  ((b)) Fanny Drewe
  m. (15.07.1833) Thomas Marker (rector of Gittisham, vicar of Farway)
  ((c))+ other issue - Frederick William, Augusta, Anna
  ((ix)) Mary Drewe
  m. (1782) John Fownes Luttrell of Dunster Castle
((x)) Catherine Drewe (d unm 1772)
  ((xi)) Charlotte Drewe (a 1771)
  m. Francis Fownes Luttrell (son of Henry of Dunster Castle)
  ((B)) Edward Drewe of Starpoint & Exeter (b 1714, d 1787)
  m1. Philippa Anna Cholwich (dau of John Cholwich of Faringdon)
  ((i))+ issue (d unm) - Anne, Elizabeth
  m2. Dorothea Juliana Treby (dau of George Treby of Plympton)
  ((iii)) Edward Drewe (d 1793, Major)
  ((iv)) Juliana Dorothea Drewe
  m. Arthur Kelly of Kelly
  ((C)) Mary Drewe (b 20.03.1703)
  m. (07.01.1722-3) Thomas Carew of Crowcombe
  ((D)) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. Theophilus Blackall (Chancellor of Exeter, son of a Bishop)
  ((2)) Susan Drewe
  m1. Thomas Ayloff (professor of civil law at Cambridge)
  m2. John Bayly of London
  ((3)) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. Thomas Michell of Exeter
  (d) William Drewe (buyr 06.03.1637-8)
  (e) Mary Drewe (a 1673)
m. (11.069.1663) William Bragge of Sadborow (a 1673)
  (f) Susannah Drewe (bur 25.03.1672)
  m. (27.07.1664) Andrew Davie of Valdhay (d by 03.1672)
  (g) Bridget Drewe
  m1. (26.10.1671) Francis Fulford of Fulford (a 1673) not mentioned by Vivian
  m2. Bampfield Rodd of Stoke
(h) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. John Arundel of Cornwall not mentioned by Vivian
  (i) Margaret Drewe
  m. Charles Vaughan of Ottery not mentioned by Vivian
  (iii) Mary Drewe (bpt 11.11.1605, bur 22.02.1637-8)
  m. Thomas Beare
(i) Bridget Drewe
  m. (15.09.1627) Richard Ducke
(iv)+ other issue - Richard, Robert, Elizabeth (bur 04.01.1620-1), Jane (bpt 24.02.1610-14), Susanna (bur 09.04.1613), Susanna (bpt 09.06.1613, d infant), Susanna (bpt 04.10.1614, bur 06.10.1614), Amnna (bpt 10.03.1615-6)
  (B) George Drewe of Morchard (a 1620)
  m. Mary Arundell of Chidiock (dau of Sir John Arundell of Lanherne, widow of John Easton of Easton)
  (i)+ issue (a 1620) - George (b c1612), Bridget, Susan
  (C) Mary Drewe
  m. Thomas Mollins of Wash Hall of Westhall
  (D) Elizabeth Drewe
  m. William Reherdon or Richardson of Holdsworthy
  (E)+ other issue - Edward of Hayne (bur 08.06.1636), Frances (d unm bur 16.04.1633)
  (2) Alice Drewe possibly fits here
  m. Andrew Quicke of Newton St. Cyres (bur 09.09.1557)
  (3)+ other issue - Richard, William, John, Robert
  B.+ other issue - William, John (2nd John)
2.+ other issue - William, John

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Drewe', p306+), Commoners (vol IV, 'Drewe of The Grange', p672+)
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