'Drax1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drax of Woodhall

At the end of the entry for this family, Walker reported: "This pedigree differs very considerably from that given by Hunter in South Yorkshire, ii, 108."
Alan de Drax
1. Richard Drax (b 1352, d 1370)
  A. John Drax of Woodhall (Sergeant at Arms to King Henry V)
  m. Margaret Barley (d before 06.04.1434, dau of Thomas Barley by Isabel, dau of John Fitzwilliam of Woodhall)
  i. Alexander Drax of Woodhall (d 10.08.1501)
  m. Joan Wortley (dau of Nicholas Wortley of Wortley)
  a. John Drax of Woodhall
  m. Margaret Amyas (dau of Percival Amyas of Netherton by Elizabeth, dau of Thomas Soothill of Soothill)
  (1) Isabell Drax
  m. (c04.1500) Sir Walter Calverley of Calverley
b. Robert Drax, later of Woodhall
  m. Ellinor Rockley (dau of Robert Rockley)
  (1) John Drax of Woodhall (d before 07.02.1516)
  m. (06.1513) Beatrice Woodrove (dau of Sir Richard Woodrove of Wooley, she m2. Thomas Wentworth of Wentworth)
(A) Nicholas Drax of Woodhall
  m. Katherine Wombwell (dau of Roger Wombwell of Wombell by Catherine, dau of Alexander Radcliffe of Ordsall)
  (i) Robert Drax of Woodhall (d before 09.03.1550)
  m. Katherine Fleming (dau of John Fleming of Sharlston by Mary, dau of Geoffrey Leventhorpe)
  (a) Thomas Drax of Woodhall (d before 25.02.1556)
  m. Anne Nevile (dau of Sir John Nevile of Chevet by Elizabeth Bosvile)
  ((1)) Thomas Drax of Woodhall (d before 12.11.1602)
  m. Jane Davenport (dau of Sir William Davenport of Bramhall by Margaret Booth)
  ((A)) Francis Drax (dsp)
  ((2)) Henry Drax of Budgen
  m. Eleanor Hyatt (dau of John Hyatt of Huntingdonshire)
  ((A)) Anne Drax (d 1565)
  m. Thomas Bosvile of New Hall
  ((3)) Gamamiel Drax (d before 13.12.1594)
  m. (1569) Isabel Midleton (dau of John Midleton of Midleton Hall, widow of John Midleton of Stockeld)
  ((A))+ issue (dsp) - Frances, Anne
  ((4)) Elizabeth Drax
  m. Edward Pilkington
  ((5)) Bridget Drax
  m1. George Layton of Buckinghamshire
  m2. George Harrison of Hansworth
  ((6)) Mary Drax
  m. David Sherbrooke
  ((7)) Frances Drax (d unm)
  ((8)) Ursula Drax
m. Richard Grinningham of Morton
  (b) Henry Drax
  (c) Katherine Drax
  m1. Thomas Wakefield of Newark
  m2. John Frobisher of Altofts (bur 13.04.1543)
  (ii) Katherine Drax
  m. John Fleming of Sharlston (d 10.04.1546)
  (2) Isabell Drax possibly the Elizabeth shown below 2 generations earlier?
  m. _ Mountney of Cowley
  (3) Jane Drax probably of this generation
  m. John Leeke of Normanton
  ii. Sir Thomas Drax (chaplain of Darfield)
  iii. Elizabeth Drax probably of this generation
  m. Nicholas Mounteney of Shiercliffe (d 1499)

Main source(s): Walker's Yorkshire Pedigrees (1942, 'Drax of Woodhall near Wombwell')
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