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  • ID: I2136
  • Name: John Wake
  • Suffix: 2nd Bt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1601
  • Note: Est from bapt date
  • Death: BEF 1660
  • Baptism: 31 JAN 1602
  • Note:

    Marrid Bridget, dau of Henry Sandys of Plumpton, Northants.
    From Northamptonshire Families, p. 328:
    "In 1630 he sold the manors of Clevedon and Fortbury in Somerset, hismother's will speaking of articles of 22 May 1630 concerning the sale,to which articles her. brother Robert, Earl of Bristol, was party withSir John Wake and herself. He was in arms for the King and on 3 Dec.1646, as Sir Wake of Salcey Forest, baronet, he petitioned theparliamentary committee to be allowed to compound for his estates. On13 April 1647 his fine was set at 1,130l., one half of his estate. On5 May 1647 he petitioned for a reduction because of his losses when,marching with his company from Truro through Hampshire under convoy ofthe Lord General, he had been stripped and injured against thearticles of war. On 28 Jan. 1650/51 his fine was set at 690l, and ofthis sum he had paid a moiety before 11 May 1653. According to hisson's petition of 1660 he had raised a troop of horse for the king ata cost of 4,000!. to his personal estate, while his real estate wassequestered for twelve years, so that he died 5,000!. in debt, aprisoner in the King's Bench. He was buried before 1660 in the chancelof Piddington church. His will, dated 1 Oct. 1656, was proved 24 Jan.1668/69 by John Wykes of Lincoln's Inn, gentleman, power beingreserved etc. to John Eccleston, esquire."
  • _UID: C987FFD7773E47BD9E16D77FC30490B1F1F7
  • Change Date: 9 NOV 2005

    Father: Baldwin Wake b: 1574
    Mother: Elizabeth or Abigail Digby

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children William Wake b: ABT 1632
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