Sir Francis Drake, 2nd Baronet
Sir Francis Drake, 2nd Baronet (25 September 1617 – 6 January 1662) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1646 and 1662. He was a Colonel of the Horse, fighting in the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War.
Drake was the son of Sir Francis Drake, 1st Baronet of Buckland Abbey and his second wife Joan Stroud, daughter of Sir William Stroud of Newnham. He was the great nephew of the Vice Admiral, Sir Francis Drake. He succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his father on 11 March 1637. He was appointed Sheriff of Devon for 1645. 
In 1646, Drake was elected Member of Parliament for Bere Alston in the Long Parliament. Following Pride's Purge in 1648, he and other Devon MPs took no part in the proceedings of the Rump Parliament.
Drake married Dorothy Pym daughter of John Pym of Brymore, Somerset at St Margaret's, Westminster on 18 January 1640. They had no children and the baronetcy went to his nephew Sir Francis Drake, 3rd Baronet (1642 - 1718).
- John Burke, John Bernard Burke A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies
- "DRAKE, Sir Francis, 2nd Bt. (1617-62), of Buckland Abbey, Devon.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 2012-05-09.
- The Family and Heirs of Sir Francis Drake p309
|Parliament of England|
Sir Charles Pym, 1st Baronet
|Member of Parliament for Bere Alston
With: Sir Charles Pym, 1st Baronet
Not represented in Rump Parliament