Elizabeth Drake Churchill was born 15 February 1622 in Musbury, Devon, England to John Drake (1591-1636) and Eleanor Boteler (1600-1635) and died 6 August 1698 Musbury, Devon, England of unspecified causes. She married Winston Churchill (1620-1688) 26 May 1646 in St Peters Church (Pauls Wharf), Paul's Wharf, London, England.

Ashe House

Artistic rendoring of Ashe House in Musbury.

Ashe House, in the parish of Musbury in the county of Devon, is an historic estate of the Tudor style. Long the residence of the ancient Drake family, the heir of which remarkably was always called John, only one excepted, for ten generations.] It was formerly believed to have been the birthplace of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, though he was certainly baptized there.


Offspring of Winston Churchill and Elizabeth Drake (1620-1698)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Winston Churchill (1646-1647) 1646 Ashe Manor, Musbury, Devon, England 1647 Ashe Manor, Musbury, Devon, England
Arabella Churchill (1648-1730) 23 February 1648 4 May 1730 James II of England (1633-1701) James II of England (1633-1701) Charles Godfrey (c1648-1715)
Winston Churchill (1649-1672) 1649 Devon, England 7 June 1672 Southwold, East Suffolk, England
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) 24 June 1650 Ashe House, Devon, England, United Kingdom 16 June 1722 Cumberland Lodge, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Sarah Jennings (1660-1744)
George Churchill (1653-1710) 28 February 1653 Mintern Magna, Dorsetshire, England 8 May 1710 Windsor, Berkshire, England
Charles Churchill (1656-1714) 2 February 1656 Ashe House, Devon, England 29 December 1714 Minterne Magna, Dorset, England Mary Gould (1676-1757) Mary Gould (1676-1757) Elizabeth Dodd (c1660-)
Dorothy Churchill (1657-1658) 1657 Ashe House, Devon, England 1658 Ashe House, Devon, England
Mountjoy Churchill (1658-1659) 1658 Ashe House, Devon, England 1659 Ashe House, Devon, England
Jasper Churchill (1659-) 1659 Ashe House, Devon, England
Theobald Churchill (1663-1685) 1663 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland 5 December 1685 England
Mary Churchill (1664-1665) 1664 Ashe House, Devon, England 1665 Ashe House, Devon, England
Barbara Churchill (1666-1667) 1666 Ashe House, Devon, England 1667 Ashe House, Devon, England



See Also

  • Elizabeth Drake
  • Drake in Devon
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