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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Thomas Carew Esq. & Dame Joan Carminow

950696. Thomas Carew Esq. & 950697. Dame Joan Carminow

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

1426, Thomas Carrewe born in England, heir & s/o 1901392. Nicholas Carew & 1901393. Joan Courtenay.

1427, Joan born in England, d/o 1901394. Thomas Carminow & 1901395. Joan Hill.

1442, Joan age 15 and more at her father’s death.

9/10/1445, Letter of attorney. Sir Nich. Carew and w. Joan, to Jn. To put Thos. Carew and w. [Joan] in possession of £4 rent out of Tregynnow. (S) UKNA.

5/8/1447, Thomas age 22 and more at the death of his father.

2/15/1448, Thomas Carrewe of Devon esquire, son and heir of Nicholas Carrewe knight, to John 'of Ile' and Joan his wife. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Devon. (S) CCRs.

2/8/1450, Thomas heir to his paternal grandmother. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V3, 1923, Moulsford.

4/20/1450, John 'of Ile' and Joan his wife to Thomas Carrewe of Devon esquire, son and heir of Nicholas Carrewe knight. Receipt and acquittance of 700 marks, parcel of 1,000 marks. (S) CCRs.

11/13/1450, “… Additional names: Nicholas Carew, esquire, Thomas, Isabell and Joan Carew, …” (S) UKNA.

3/17/1453-4, Johanna, wife of Thomas Bodulgat died [Johanna was the widow of Thomas Carminow’s nephew John]. At the IPM she was found to hold in dower the Manor of Penpont of Sir Hugh Courtenay, Knt., and Margaret his wife, and Thomas Carew, Esq., and Johanna his wife, as of the right of the said Margaret and Johanna, daughters and heirs of the aforesaid Thomas Carminow. (S) Parochial Family Hist. of the Deanery of Trigg Manor, V2, 1876, P126.

2/10/1458, Thomas Carrewe, late of Asshewater, Nicholas Carrewe late of Otery Mohun, esquires, … all co. Devon, to William Bonevyle knight. Recognisance for £600, to be levied etc. in Devon. (S) CCRs.

Bef. 11/10/1461, Thomas died; buried at Alwington, Devon.


9/23/1465, Licence for Nicholas Carrewe, son and heir of Thomas Carrewe, esquire, deceased, tenant in chief, and kinsman and heir of Nicholas Carrewe, knight, and Joan his wife, tenants in chief, deceased, viz. son of the said Thomas their son, to enter freely without proof of age or livery out of the king’s hands with all lordships, manors ..., and saving the dower of Joan late the wife of the said Thomas Carrewe. (S) CPRs.

Joan married 2nd Halnath Mauleverer, usher of the King.

1466-71, Plaintiffs: Halnath Mauleverer and Johane his wife, late wife of Thomas Carew. Subject: Dower of the said Joan in the manors of Mohun's Ottery, Mounton, and lands in Shaketaill Yerd, Yerdcombe and Frounceus Hays, also lands in Padstowe and Tregony, late of Thomas Carew. Devon, Cornwall. (S) UKNA.

1/20/1471, Edward Goldesburgh' and Edward Gower, querents, and Halnath (Halnatheus) Mauleuerer, esquire, and Joan, his wife, late the wife of Thomas Carrewe, esquire, deforciants. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

1476, Joan and Halnath Mauleverer in a lawsuit over the Carminow lands. Johanna was the sister of Edward Coutenay’s mother, Margaret. Edward brought the suit. It was decided that Hugh [died 1471] and Margaret Courtenay were to have the 9 manors in Cornwall, including Boconnoc, with the advowsons of the churches of Boconnoc and Broadoak. Halnath and Johanna were to hold the manors of Ashwater, Loffyngcot and Beauworthy in Devon, with the advowsons of the churches, other lands in Devon, and tenements in Cornwall. Hugh and Johanna moved to Devon.

6/26/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward V as King of England.

11/3/1483, Edward Courtenay and others identified as “traitors”. Edward escaped to France where he joined Henry Tudor (future King Henry VII).

12/1/1484, Halnath granted the manors of Beconnek, Glyn, and Brodak with a total yearly value of £66, by King Richard III.

8/22/1485, Henry Tudor, s/o the 1st Earl of Richmond, defeated Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, effectively ending the War of the Roses. Halnath and his brothers on the losing side.

11/24/1485, Halnath granted a pardon by the King.

4/4/1502, Halnath wrote his will, leaving his property to his wife, Dame Johanne Maulyverer, who was also his executrix. (S) Pubs. of Harleian Soc., V16, 1881, P201.

By 4/12/1502, Halnath died. (S) Testamenta Eboracensia, V4, 1869, P182.

Joan died, buried with Thomas.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P170. (S) Visitation of Cornwall in 1620. (S) Boconnoc: Hist of a Cornish Estate, Lorigan, 2017, P41.

Child of Thomas and Joan:

i. Nicholas Carew (475348), born 1444 in England.