Sir William Wake, 3rd Baronet

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William Wake

Death: circa January 1697 (56-73)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Wake, 2nd Baronet and Bridget Wake
Husband of Diana Wake
Father of Sir John Wake, 4th Baronet; Sir Baldwin Wake, 5th Baronet and Rev. Robert Wake

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About Sir William Wake, 3rd Baronet

Sir William Wake, 3rd Bt. was born circa 1632.1 He was the son of Sir John Wake, 2nd Bt. and Bridget Sandys.2 He died in January 1697/98.1

 He sold Piddington.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Wake, of Clevedon, Somerset and Piddington, co. Northampton [E., 1621] circa 1663.1 He built a house at Westhall, Preston.1

He married

  1. Diana Drury, daughter of Sir Dru Drury, 2nd Bt. and Susan Jones.1

Children of Sir William Wake, 3rd Bt. and Diana Drury

  1. Sir John Wake, 4th Bt.2 b. 19 Jul 1661, d. 1714
  2. William Wake2 b. 13 Jul 1663
  3. Sir Baldwin Wake, 5th Bt.+2 b. 19 Jun 1665, d. 1747
  4. Reverend Robert Wake+2 b. 23 Jun 1666, d. 11 Oct 1725
  5. Sir Samuel Jones2 b. 7 Sep 1670, d. 1712
  6. Drury Wake2 b. 20 Oct 1673


Bridget Sandys, daughter of Henry Sandys (b 1572, 8th son of Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York, & Cecily Wilford) & Priscilla Chauncey (daughter of Tobias Chauncey, knt., & Bridget Shelley) married the father of Sir William Wake, the executor of her brother Edwin's will. This Bridget was mentioned in the will of the widow of Archbishop Sandys.