DRAKE, Sir Francis, 2nd Bt. (1617-62), of Buckland Abbey, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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29 June 1646
1661 - 6 Jan. 1662

Family and Education

bap. 25 Sept. 1617, 1st s. of Sir Francis Drake, 1st Bt., of Buckland Abbey by 2nd w. Joan, da. of Sir William Strode of Newnham, Plympton St. Mary, Devon. educ. I. Temple 1633; travelled abroad (Italy) 1638-40. m. 18 Jan. 1641 (with £2,500), Dorothy, da. of John Pym of Brymore, Som., s.p. suc. fa. 11 Mar. 1637.

Offices Held

Col. of ft. (parliamentary) 1642-4; commr. for assessment, Devon 1643-9, 1657, Aug. 1660-d., sequestrations 1643, sheriff 1645-6, j.p. 1647-57, Mar. 1660- d., commr. for