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Title:Price's 'Worthies of Devon' and the 'Dictionary of National Biography', Part 2
Originator:Pengelly, W.
Summary:Parish Church, Axminster. Some of the Drakes were buried in the vaults beneath the south transept, called the Trill, or Drake's Aisle. One monument bears the following inscription:- 'This monvment in Trill ile is the monvment of Sir John Drake, Knt. and Bart. , and Jane his first wife, ye dau'r of Sir John Yong, of Culliton, Knt. and Bart. , by whom he had 2 sones and 1 daugher, viz. , John, Walter and Elizabeth. His said wife Jane died 31 of July anno dom.1652'.

Associated Monuments (2)

MDV11213Drake Memorial, St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Axminster (Monument)
MDV11054St Giles Parish Church, Memorial (Monument)