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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sir Nicholas Carrew & Margaret Fiennes

950540. Sir Nicholas Carrew & 950541. Margaret Fiennes

1401, Nicholas Carreu, born in England, s/o 1901080. Nicholas Carew & 1901081. Isabel de la Mare.

1411, Nicholas heir to his grandmother Alice de la Mare.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

~1418, Margaret born in England, d/o 1901424. Sir Roger Fiennes & 1901425. Elizabeth Holand.

8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.

4/27/1423, Commitment to Nicholas Carreu (1901080), esquire, by mainprise of Nicholas Carreu, the younger, and Thomas Hayton, both of the county of Surrey, of the keeping of a moiety of the manor of Berton Sacy, co. Southampton, … (S) CFRs.

1426, Nicholas proved his age.

1432, Nicholas heir to the manor of Nutfield when his father died.

~1435, Nicholas married Margaret.

1435, Nicholas leased the manor of Studham, Herts to John Holand, his wife’s uncle.

1435, John and Roger Fiennes feoffees of Nicholas Carew of Surrey.

7/16/1436, Commitment to Roger Fenys, knight,—by mainprise of Nicholas Carreu of the county of Surrey, esquire, … (S) CFRs.

4/20/1440, Commission to … Nicholas Carreu to distribute £30 16s 3d in the county of Surrey to impoverished towns. (S) CFRs.

4/1440, Nicholas knighted.

4/24/1440, Nicholas Carreu and William Sydeneye the younger, knights coming to Parliament for Surrey. (S) CFRs.

7/10/1440, Nicholas quitclaimed to Mercy, wife of his deceased father, all right to 1/3rd of the manor of Woodmansterne. Mercy, late wife of Nicholas Carew, esq., demised to Sir Roger Fenys, Nicholas Carew, esq., and others her life interest in Bandon and Nutfield, co. Surrey.

3/30/1442, Commission to … for a loan to the king … William, earl of Arundel, Roger Fienles, ‘chivaler,’ … Sussex … Edmund, earl of Dorset, … Nicholas Carrewe, … Surrey. (S) CPRs.

1444, Nicholas, Sheriff of Sussex and Surrey.

6/5/1445, Debtor: Thomas Lyvet, of West Firle in Sussex ... Nicholas Carewe, Sheriff, replies that the execution of the writ appears in the inquisition. Thomas Lyvet was not found in the bailiwick. He has seized all his lands, meadows, and rents into the King's hands. (S) UKNA.

1446, Nicholas, a Lancastrian, pardoned.

11/9/1448, Commitment of the counties of Surrrey and Sussex to Nicholas Carreu, esquire, during pleasure, so that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff. (S) CFRs.

1450, Nicholas and Margaret obtained a papal indult for a portable altar.

6/9/1450, Commision of oyer and terminer to Nicolas Carreu, William Tauk and John Colepeper of the county of Sussex. (S) CPRs.

1454, Nicholas received a land grant from Thomas, Earl of Sussex.

1454, Nicholas settled Great Purley Manor, Berks, on himself and his heirs; with reversion to his son Nicholas and his wife Margaret.

4/1455, Nicholas summoned to a Great Council for Surrey.

5/22/1455, Nicholas, a Lancastrian, fought at the 1st Battle of St. Albans. [Considered the 1st battle of the 30-year War of the Roses. Yorkists against an army of King Henry VI, who was captured. The Duke of Somerset, the Earl of Northumberland, Lord Clifford, plus about 50 other notable Lancastrians, were killed in the fighting.]

1455, Nicholas, a Lancastrian, pardoned.

11/14/1456, Nicholas wrote his will; he directed his burial at Beddington and names his 5 children.

4/20/1458, Nicholas of Beddington, Nutfield and Carshalton, co. Surrey, Sulham, Berkshire and Dalamars, and Hertfordshire died; Margaret surviving.

8/24/1458, Writ of diem clausit extremum, after the death of Nicholas Carrewe, esquire ; Surrey. (S) CFRs.


Margaret married 2nd John Caraunt, ‘Junior’, widower of Jane Brooke.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P80. (S) Hist. of Parlaiment, 1439-1509. (S) Reign of King Henry VI: Exercise of Royal Authority, Griffiths, 1981, P340.

Children of Nicholas and Margaret: [3 daughters]

i. Nicholas Carew (475270), born 1436 in England.

ii. James Carew, born ? in England.

1466, James inherited Beddington when his nephew Nicholas died with no male heirs.

~1468, James married Eleanor Hoo, d/o Sir Thomas Hoo & Eleanor Wells. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P80.

12/22/1492, James died.

Children: Sir Richard Carew. Richard married Malyn Oxenbridge. Richard, Captain of Calais.