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Drewe Woodlief

Also Known As: "Drew Woodlief"
Birthplace: Peterley Manor, Buckinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1627 (63-65)
England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Woodlief and Anne Woodlief
Husband of Katherine / Catherine Woodlief
Father of Captain John Woodlief and Mary Woodlief
Brother of Edmund Woodlief; Griffin / Griffen Woodlief; Thomas Woodlief; Anne Woodlief and Margaret Woodlief

Managed by: Linda Kathleen Thompson, (c)
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About Drewe Woodlief

Drewe was son and heir in 1596. However, after his father's death, the widowed Anne Woodlief and her son Drewe were taken to court by Ingram Frizer. Frizer had defrauded Drew of great deal of money. Frizer offered connon which he had on Tower Hill as payment but he did not deliver on this deal either. Then Frizer claimed that Anne and Drew were "outlawed in a plea of debt" as of June 1598.( Of course their debt was due to Frizers defraudment against them.) Thus Frizer never had to make payment. On April 30, 1596 the Woodlief's had sold Frizer two houses and 30 acres of land in Great and Little Missenden. They never received payment for this sale and Frizer had already sold them to William Barton. This may explain why Drewes son John chose to seek his fortune in America. For there was no inherintance left at Peterly Manor.

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Drewe Woodlief's Timeline

Peterley Manor, Buckinghamshire, England (United Kingdom)
England, United Kingdom
December 17, 1584
Prestwood, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 65
England (United Kingdom)