Genealogy of John "Mad Jack" Fuller

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Edmund Drake

He was admitted vicar of Upchurch, Kent, on 25 June 1560. Will dated 26 Dec. 1566; probated Canterbury 16 January 1566-67.
Source:http:www.wyverngules.com/Pedigrees/Buckland.htm


John Drake

Killed in action while serving with his brother, Francis, on 9 June 1573. He married Alice, last name unknown, and apparently left no children. Alice was administrator of her husband's estate 29 Nov 1575.


Joseph Drake

d.s.p.


Sir Amias Bamfield

Alternate spelling: Bampfylde.


Admiral Sir Francis Drake

Famed Elizabethan explorer Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe,1577-80 on The Golden Hind, under a commission to attack the Spaniards, destroying many vessels and capturing immense booty in Spanish America. In 1587 Drake commanded the fleet, which destroyed over 100 ships at Cadiz, breaking up a contemplated invasion of England. Drake was made vice-admiral and commanded in the battle in 1588 which destroyed the Spanish Armada. He died on board his ship "Defiance" off Porto Bello and was buried at sea. Many have claimed descendency from this great man but alas, although twice married he fathered no children. Upon his death, his estate in Devon passed to his nephew and godson also named Francis Drake, son of the Admiral's brother Thomas.


Admiral Sir Francis Drake

Famed Elizabethan explorer Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe,1577-80 on The Golden Hind, under a commission to attack the Spaniards, destroying many vessels and capturing immense booty in Spanish America. In 1587 Drake commanded the fleet, which destroyed over 100 ships at Cadiz, breaking up a contemplated invasion of England. Drake was made vice-admiral and commanded in the battle in 1588 which destroyed the Spanish Armada. He died on board his ship "Defiance" off Porto Bello and was buried at sea. Many have claimed descendency from this great man but alas, although twice married he fathered no children. Upon his death, his estate in Devon passed to his nephew and godson also named Francis Drake, son of the Admiral's brother Thomas.