Philippa Drake (Dennis) (1561 - 1647) MP

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Birthplace: Holbombe-Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England
Death: Died in Southleigh, Devon, England
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About Philippa Drake (Dennis)

Philippa Dennis

  • Birth: 26 March 1561 - Holbombe-Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England
  • Parents: Robert Denys, Knt., Margaret Godolphin
  • Married: abt 1594 - Wiscomb, Devon, England
  • Husband: William Drake, son of Robert Drake & Elizabeth Prideaux
  • Death: 16 Jul 1647 - Southleigh, Devon, England  

4th cousin (and more) of her husband?

6 children include:

  1. John   b. About 1595, Wiscomb, Devon, England ,   d. 17 Aug 1659, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
  2. Thomas   b. 1599
  3. Thomas (again)   b. 1602
  4. William   b. 1604
  5. Joan b. 1606
  6. Anye   b. 1608

lineage

  • 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
  • John Drake, Esq. of Ashe, who s. his father in the representation of the family, m. (26 HENRY VIII.,) Amye, dau. of Roger Grenville, Esq. of Stow, co. Cornwall, and had issue,
  • I Bernard, his heir.
  • II. Robert, of Wiscomb Park, in the parish of South Legh, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Humphrey Prideaux, Esq. of Theoborough, and had issue seven son and three daus.,
  • 1. 'WILLIAM, Esq. of Wiscombe, m. PHILIPPA, dau. of Sir Robt. DENYS, Knt. of Halicomb, and had issue.
  • 2. Bernard.
  • 3. John, m., and had issue.
  • 4. Robert,}
  • 5. Henry,} both in the army, and killed at the defence of Osten, in the prime of their age, s. p.
  • 6. Nicholas, m. Katherine, dau. of William Tottle, and relict of __ Kingley.
  • 7. Humphrey.
  • 1. Gertrude, m. to Henry Honychurch, of Awn Gifford.
  • 2. Amye, m. __ Poole, of Nottingham.
  • 3. Ursula, unm.
  • III. Richard, equerry to Queen Elizabeth, m. Ursula, dau. of Sir William Stafford, Knt., and from whom the Drakes of Shardeloes.
  • Mr. Drake, who served the office of sheriff for the county of Devon, 4 Queen Elizabeth, d. 4 Oct. 1558, and was s. by his son,
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Philippa Drake's Timeline

1561
March 26, 1561
Holbombe-Burnel, Bicton, Devon, England
1585
1585
Age 23
Wiscombe, Devon, England
1585
Age 23
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1586
1586
Age 24
Wiscomb, Devon, England
1590
1590
Age 28
Wiscombe,Devon,England
1592
1592
Age 30
Wiscombe,Devon,England
1594
1594
Age 32
Wiscombe,Devon,England
1594
Age 32
Wiscombe, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1594
Age 32
Wiscomb, Devon, England
1596
1596
Age 34
Of Wiscombe, Southleigh, Devonshire, England