Amye Drake (Grenville) (c.1513 - 1577) MP

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Nicknames: "Anne Greenfield", "Amy Greenfield", "Amye Grenville", "Amy Grenville Lady", "Anne Grenville"
Birthplace: Stowe, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Musbury, Devonshire, England
Managed by: Steve Swales
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About Amye Drake (Grenville)

Individual: Amye or Anne Greenville

Birth: ABT 1514 at: Stow, Cornwall, England

Marriage: ABT 1535 at: , , England

Death: 18 Feb 1577 at: Musbury, Devonshire, England

Father: Sir Roger Greenville

Mother: Margaret Whitleigh

Spouses:

Spouse: John Drake

Birth: ABT 1510 at: Ashe, Devonshire, England

Marriage: ABT 1535 at: , , England

Death: 4 Oct 1558 at: Musbury, Devonshire, England

Father: John Drake

Mother: Margaret Cole

Spouses:

Children: Sir Bernard Drake

Robert Drake

Richard Drake

 	

Amy Greenville is Second cousin of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. Amy Greenville is sister-in-law of Joan Drake; In her will Amy Greenville, Drake (1577) asked to be buried in the parish church of Musbury.

She was a grandaughter of Sir Thomas Greenville & Isabella Gilbert, Great-granddaughter of Otho Gilbert & Elizabeth Hill, and cousin of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the Navigator & Sir Walter Raliegh.

The ancestry of Amye Greenville (Grenville) traces back to English Royalty, including, William the Conqueror & Rolf, the first Duke of Normandy. This Royal line can be found in my Drake Book, vol I under Amy Greenville

Source 1: Internet: htt;://www.xroyvision.com.au/drake/history/hist65.html: Thomas Drake of Weymouth Ma; from English Records;

!Amy Greenville is Second cousin of Sir Humphrey Gilbert. Amy Greenville is sister-in-law of Joan Drake; In her will Amy Greenville, Drake (1577) asked to be buried in the parish church of Musbury.

She was a grandaughter of Sir Thomas Greenville & Isabella Gilbert, Great-granddaughter of Otho Gilbert & Elizabeth Hill, and cousin of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, the Navigator & Sir Walter Raliegh.

The ancestry of Amye Greenville (Grenville) traces back to English Royalty, including, William the Conqueror & Rolf, the first Duke of Normandy. This Royal line can be found in my Drake Book, vol I under Amy Greenville

Source 1: Internet: htt;://www.xroyvision.com.au/drake/history/hist65.html: Thomas Drake of Weymouth Ma; from English Records;

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Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the ..., Volume 1 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams

http://books.google.com/books?id=kmujIJi3_FkC&pg=PA234&lpg=PA234&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=asI01_283m&sig=SmFh_HCFkQYu4mtRGXvbScaj9sI&hl=en&ei=CxbrTK-GJY3CsAOe7v2LDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CCcQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false

Pg.234

Bernard Drake and Gertrude Fortescue

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Arthur Meredyth Burke. The prominent families of the United States of America. (page 5 of 47)

http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/arthur-meredyth-burke/the-prominent-families-of-the-united-states-of-america-hci/page-5-the-prominent-families-of-the-united-states-of-america-hci.shtml

The Prominent Families of the United States of America By Arthur Meredyth Burke

http://books.google.com/books?id=3-78JbUTUewC&pg=PA58&lpg=PA58&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=g8L45O0RYu&sig=7MhnCsYu2L7PAcmbWPom-K1ui9Y&hl=en&ei=oxrrTOnnF4qcsQOi_5zTDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=9&ved=0CDAQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false

Bernard Drake and Gertrude Fortescue

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Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke

http://books.google.com/books?id=YdIKAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA347&lpg=PA347&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=qCCjm0cd2J&sig=8uP4B--se2OMstpQBzWnECMlANg&hl=en&ei=4hvrTIamDYGCsQPB1IHaDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBgQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false

Pg.347

Sir Bernard Drake, Knt. m. Gertrude Fortescue

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A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ... By John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke

http://books.google.com/books?id=DjIGAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA168&lpg=PA168&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=scEsfRjKQA&sig=7EmGMIcad0Vuzk0R8P944q0y7ps&hl=en&ei=4hvrTIamDYGCsQPB1IHaDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CCEQ6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false

Pg.168

Sir Bernard Drake, Knt and Gertrude Fortescue

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A genealogical and heraldic histoy of the commoners of Great Britain and ... By John Burke

http://books.google.com/books?id=U_CvyAF3ko4C&pg=PA581&lpg=PA581&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=3upt9RRWBc&sig=4a9R80TO4_EDTa-6EOgMOVfPhmg&hl=en&ei=XiXrTNWZLI24sQOsg72bDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CCEQ6AEwAzgU#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false

Pg.581

Bernard Drake and Gertrude Fortescue

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THIS SOURCE HAS A CONFLICT CONCERNING THE PARENTAGE OF ELIZABETH (DRAKE) CHURCHILL, MISSING A GENERATION OF JOHN DRAKE & DOROTHY BUTTON.

The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883)

http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n61/mode/2up

  • The Drakes of Ashe, in Devon were a very distinguished family, of whom was John Drake, Esq., one of the Council of Plymouth, a member of the original company established by King James, (unreadable (1 06)), for settling New England. Several of his sons came to New England and settled. Richard, with two or more sons and nine daughters, settled in Hampton, N. H.

John Drake of Otterton had Richard, Robert, Thomas, who went to Hartford in Herts Agnes mo. of Sir Wm. Pole, the great Antiquary, and John of Exmouth, Devon, who recovered Ashe and m. Margaret dau. of John Colehill, and had, among others:

I. Joan Drake, m. Walter, son of William and Jane Grenville, dau. of Sir Thomas Raleigh. He m. (2) __ Daniels; (3) Katharine, dau. of Sir Philip Champernown and wid. of Otho Gilbert; by d m. had Sir Walter Raleigh, b. 15?2. 1, John Raleigh, m. Ann Fortesque, sis. of Gertrude who m. Sir Bernard Drake of Ashe. 2. George Raleigh, m. Katharine, dau. of Otho and Katharine (Champernown) Gilbert, and sis. of Sir John, Sir Humphrey and Sir Adwin Gilbert.

II. Sir JOHN DRAKE, Exq., of Ashe, High Sheriff of Devon; d. 1588; m. 1529, AMY GRENVILLE, sis. to Sir Richard, and had: 1. Sir Bernard Drake, b. abt. 1530; a distinguished Naval Officer; d. Jan. 11, 1585; gave Sir Francis, s. of Edmund Drake, b. 1545, the great Admiral, a box on the ear for assuming the family arms, Sir Francis being of a younger branch. He m. Gertrude Fortesque, and had; 1. John, d. 1628; m. Helena, dau. of John, Baron Boteler of Herts, and his wf. Elizabeth, half-sis. to Geo. Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, and had: 1. Sir John. 2. George, d. unm., 1664. 3. Thomas of Ireland; d. s. i. 1659. 4. Henry, settled at Barnstaple, Devon, of which he was Mayor, 1679. 5. Dorothy. 6. Mary. 7. Eleanor. 8. Elizabeth, m. Sir Winston Churchill. (1). John Churchill, b. at Ashe (while his mother was on a visit to her father) Duke of Marlboro; m. Sarah Jennings. (2) Arabella, had 4 chil. by James, Duke of York, afterwards James II, King of England. She afterwards m. Col. Charles Godfrey, and had, 1. Charlotte, m. April 23, 1700, High Bascawen, Viscount Falmouth and had 18 chil. (3) George. 2. Margaret, m. John Sherman and had dau. Alice, m. Richard Percival, ancestor of Earls of Egmont. 2. Robert Drake of Wiscomb, m. and had 7 sons and 3 daus. 1. William. 2. Bernard. 3. John, m. and had i. 4. Robert. 5. Henry, killed in army; s. i. 6. Nicholas, m. Katharine, dau. of William Tothill and wid. of Wm. Kingsley. 7. Humphrey. 8. Gertrude. 9. Amy. 10. Ursula. 3. Richard Drake, b. 1534; of Surrey; d. July 11, 1603, Equerry to Queen Elizabeth. Introduced his kinsman, Francis Drake, afterwards the great Admiral, to the Queen; m. Ursula, dau. of Sir Wm. Stafford. 1. Francis Drake of Shardeloes, d. 1613; m. Joan, dau. of Wm. Tothill of Shardeloes, Esq. At her house Thomas Hooker sojourned, afterwards ??u de? of the Conn. Colony. 2. George Drake of Spratshays, Esq.; supposed of this family; had dau; Katharine m. John Ford of Bagton, Devon, Eng. who had Sir Henry Ford, Secretary of Stateof Ireland for Charles II; sold Bagton to Mr. Tothill, whose descendants sold it to Lord Ashburton.

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Amye Drake's Timeline

1513
1513
Stowe, Cornwall, England
1522
1522
Age 9
1528
1528
Age 15
Ashe (or Musbury, Devonshire), Dorsetshire, England
1528
Age 15
Southleigh, Devon, England
1532
1532
Age 19
1532
Age 19
Scotland, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1535
1535
Age 22
Of Ashe, Devonshire, England, England
1537
1537
Age 24
Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1538
1538
Age 25
Otterton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1538
Age 25
Exmouth, Devon, England