1402 - one John Drake, probably of the same Irish family, was Mayor of Dublin in 1402.
1420 - John Drake, of Mount Drake and Exmouth, Devonshire, described as a "man of great estate and a name of no less antiquity" married Christiana Billett or (Billet) and heir of John Billett of Ashe.
1429/30 - Witnessed: Wattkyn Stone, Hycke Tornor, Hancoc Wodysworthi, Thomas Reyngy, Pers Drake. Dated: 1 February 1429/1430.
Seals: 1 TD [for ?]. Green wax. Good. 2 Ditto. Somerset,UK.
1483 - John Drake, of Shipden, in the Parish of Halifax, county York, was the father in the early fifteenth century of a son named Richard, who was the father of John, living in 1483, who married Cecily, daughter of John Roper, of Thornton. to this union were born seven children, William, Laurence, Alice, Robert, John, Elizabeth, and Ellen. of these,William had issue by his wife Christabel of two sons, Thomas and Gilbert. Thomas, the elder of the last-mentioned brothers, had four children, William of Shipden, Gilbert of Pikeley, Isabel, and William of Lee.