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Elizabeth Drake (Prideaux)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Thuborough, Devon, England
Death: Died in Southleigh, Devon, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Humphrey Prideaux, of Thuborough and Editha (Elizabeth) Prideaux
Wife of Robert Drake, of Wiscombe Park
Mother of Amy Drake; Joan Stalham; John Drake; Humphrey Drake; William Drake, of Southleigh and 8 others
Sister of Thomas Prideaux, MP and Roger Prideaux, MP
Half sister of William Of Trevose Prideaux, of Girband; Catherine Trowbridge; Mary Tremayne; Margery Gibbs and Richard Prideaux, of Theuborough

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About Elizabeth Drake

Elizabeth Prideaux

  • Birth: 1523 - Theuborough, Devonshire, England
  • Parents: Humphrey Prideaux, Editha Hatch
  • Married: 1544 - Wiscombe, Devonshire, England
  • Husband: Robert Drake, of Wiscomb Park, son of John Drake of Ashe & Amy Grenville
  • Died: 1572 - Wiscombe, Devonshire, England

Children of Robert Drake and Elizabeth Prideaux (7 sons, 3 daughters)

  • 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 defene 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.

Citations:

  • [S2] Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots.
  • [S359] Charles Henry Browning, Colonial Dames.
  • Ancestral File #: 9N2S-SB
  • [S14031] The antiquarian.

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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
  • 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 defene 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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Elizabeth Drake's Timeline

1523
1523
Thuborough, Devon, England
1547
1547
Age 24
Wiscomb,South Leigh, Devon, England
1548
1548
Age 25
Norwich, Norfolk, England
1549
1549
Age 26
Wiscombe, Devonshire, England
1551
1551
Age 28
1553
1553
Age 30
Ashe, Devonshire, England
1553
Age 30
Wiscombe, South Leigh, Devonshire, England
1555
1555
Age 32
Winscombe, North Somerset, England
1557
1557
Age 34
Wiscombe, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom