DRAKE, John (1625-69), of Great Trill, Axminster, Devon.
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Family and Education
bap. 4 Apr. 1625, 1st s. of Sir John Drake of Ashe House, Musbury, by Ellen, da. of Sir John Boteler, 1st Baron Boteler, and coh. to her bro. William, 2nd Baron Boteler. educ. I. Temple 1664. m. (1) Jane (d. 31 July 1652), da. of Sir John Yonge of Cloyton, Devon, 2s. 1da.; (2) Dionise, da. of Sir Richard Strode of Newnham, Devon, 3s. suc. fa. 1636; kntd. 5 June 1660; cr. Bt. 31 Aug. 1660.1