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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Sir Nicholas Carrewe & Lucy Willoughby

3802160. Sir Nicholas Carrewe & 3802161. Lucy Willoughby

~1320, Nicholas Carew born, s/o 7604320. Thomas Carew & 7604321. Maude Pauncefot.

~1325, Lucy born in England, heir & d/o 7604322. Sir Richard Willoughby & 7604323. Isabel Morteyn.

1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.

1334, Nicholas’ father died.

10/6/1341, The manor of Banstede, Surrey, given by letters patent for life to Nicholas Carreu. (S) IPM of Nicholas.

[––Lucy & Thomas––]

1343, Lucy 1st married to widower Sir Thomas Huscarl.[ Thomas Huscarle, left her his Berkshire and Surrey estates.]

7/1348, Grant by Thomas Gylemyn, chaplain, … to Master William de Carreu, son of Sir Nicholas de Carreu, knight, and to Nicholas de Carreu, the elder son of Thomas de Carreu, of land in Mycbam, Surrey … Witness: Sir Thomas Huscarl  … (S) Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900, A.4007.

1352, Permission was given to Sir Richard Willoughby, kt., and his wife Elizabeth to grant to William and Nicholas Carew the manor of Beddington at a yearly rent of 20 marks, retaining to themselves the manor of Warlingham.

5/31/1354, Nicholas son of Henry Maunsel of Croyndon acknowledges that he owes to John Danhurst and Nicholas de Carreu 10 marks; to be levied etc. in Surrey. Cancelled on payment acknowledged by Nicholas Carreu. (S) CCRs.

[––Nicholas & Lucy––]

1357, Nicholas married Lucy, acquiring the lordship of Beddington and other adjacent manors.

8/1/1357, Nicholas Carrue on a commission to collect the 10th and 15th in Surrey. (S) CFRs.

6/16/1358, Commission to … Nicholas Carrue … to make inquisition in the county of Surry touching all escapes of robbers and felons, and all chattels of felons and fugitives in the hands of surviving king's ministers and to levy what pertains to the king thereof and distribute the proceeds. (S) CFRs.

1359, An inquiry was made as to whether it was to the king’s damage that Sir Richard Willoughby granted the manor to Nicholas Carew.

7/4/1359, Nicholas Carrewe and Nicholas atte Welle acknowledge severally that they owe to Robert bishop of Chichester 200 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Surrey. (S) CCRs.

1362, Lucy heir to her father of 2 manors at Beddington exclusive of Wallington.

By 1369, Lucy died. [See next record.]


1369, The executors of Thomas Huscarle, Lucy’s son, granted the manor of Purley Magna to Nicholas Carew, with reversion to his son of the same name and the heirs of his body, and contingent remainder to the right heirs of Sir Thomas Huscarle.

10/18/1369, Commission … Nicholas Carreu, … to extend all the king's demesne lands on Cliware, Braye, New Wyndesore and Old Wyndesore, co. Berks, … (S) CFRs.

5/29/1370, “Quitclaim: 1) John Hokkele, kinsman and heir of Sir Thomas Huscarl. 2) Nicholas Carreu. Manor of Beddington, 100a wood, 20s rent in 'Horle' [Horley] and the free advowson of part of the church of Beddington, and the manors of Great Purlee, Berkshire, and Brightwell, Oxfordshire.” (S) UKNA.

7/27/1371, Edward III at Westminster in the small hall towards the king's water mill there. In presence of the king, Robert de Thorp the chancellor, Richard Lescrope the treasurer, Nicholas de Carreu keeper of the privy seal and others of the council, … (S) CCRs.

8/12/1372, Grant to Nicholas Carreu, keeper of the privy seal, of the keeping of the lands late of Joan, late the wife of Thomas Gravesende, … (S) CPRs.

1/16/1373, Grant to Nicholas de Carreu and his kinsman, Thomas son and heir of Leonard de Carrey, a minor, of the manor of Balymaclythan, co. Meath, which pertained to the said Leonard by hereditary right after the death of his father, John de Carreu, and has come into the king’s hand because Leonard did not come or send men to Ireland to stay on the defence of the manor, pursuant … council at Guldeford; … (S) CPRs.

1373, Nicholas already had lands in Woodmanstern and had received a grant of free warren in his demesne lands.

8/3/1374, “Rental of Nicholas de Carreu of Beddington of various lands and tenements once of Richard Weleby. Rental of Nicholas de Carreu of the lands and tenements of Thomas Rote son and heir of Arnold Rote, in the custody of the said Nicholas during the minority of the said Thomas.” (S) UKNA.

1375, Nicholas granted free warren in his demesne lands of Warlingham.

11/18/1375, Nicholas Careu, Thomas, son of Leonard Carreu, and John Mattesforde, querents, and John Prescote, deforciant. … …- which John Meriet', knight, and Elizabeth [Thomas’ mother], his wife, held in dower of Elizabeth, of the inheritance of John … after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to Nicholas, Thomas and John Mattesforde and the heirs of Thomas, … (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

6/28/1376, Nicholas de Carreu requests permission to found a perpetual chantry of 2 chaplains in the church of Stoke in the hundred of Hoo for the souls of John de Malmayns, knight, and others … Roger de Beauchamp, King's chamberlain.” (S) UKNA.

8/12/1376, Thomas de Carreu (3802784), whose father Baron Leonard died in 1369, admitted into the guardianship of Nicholas de Carreu. “Nicholas de Carreu (Carew); Thomas de Carreu (Carew), son and heir of Leonard de Carreu, and kinsman of Nicholas de Carreu. … The Carreus request that the manor of Balymaclythan be granted to them and to Thomas’s heirs as it is in the king's hand by forfeiture as Leonard de Carreu was not resident in the county in accordance with the ordinance made at Guildford.” (S) UKNA.

9/12/1376, Nicholas de Carreu, guardian of the lands late of the said Leonard in Ireland, who stays in England, has letters nominating … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

10/7/1376, … our dear and faithful knights, …, John Knyvet, Chancellor, …  Nicholas de Carew, Keeper of the Privy Seal … appointed executors of the will of Edward III. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, 1826, P11.

1376-7, “…  Roger de Beauchamp, King's chamberlain; Nicholas Carreu (Carew), keeper of the Privy Seal.” (S) UKNA.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

10/8/1377, Letters patent by John, King of Castile and Leon, and Duke of Lancaster, … William, Lord Latymer, Roger de Beauchampe, Robert de Asshbone, John Knyvet, John de Ipre, and Nicholas Carreu, executors of the late King, ratifying the pledging of the above plate, &c., as security for the repayment of the loan of £5,000. (S) Letter-Books of London, 1907.

1377-9, “Petitioner: Eleanor de Parys … Hancok of Bondbury … Addresses: King and council … Nicholas Carreu (Carew); John Knyvet, chancellor … Request for remedy against Bondbury, who ravished the petitioner en route to London and stole money due from her late husband to the crown; Bondbury is currently in service in Calais with Calverley.” (S) UKNA.

6/23/1379, “Quitclaim: 1) Agnes Bonkede, kinswoman and one of the heirs of Sir Thomas Huscarl. 2) Nicholas de Carreu senior. Manor of Great Purley with appurtenances in Berkshire, manor of Beddington with appurtenances and advowson of part of the church of Beddingon, 300a wood, 22s rent in Horley.” (S) UKNA.

1379, Nicholas de Carrew paid the king 20s for licence to alienate to the master and brethren 6 messuages, 3 shops and 1 garden in Southwark; 1 messuage and 2 acres of land in Lambeth; 5 cottages and 1 acre of meadow in Bermondsey Street—in exchange for the manor called 'Freresmanoire,' a water-mill, and 2 gardens in Beddington, Croydon, Mitcham, and Carshalton. (S) Hist. of London, V1, 1909, St. Thomas, Southwark.

8/6/1380, Maud sometime the wife of William de Syndlesham to Nicholas de Carreu and Nicholas de Carreu his son, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor and advowson of Bedyngton sometime of Sir Thomas Huscarl knight. (S) CCRs. [Multiple records of father and son during this year.]

7/1/1382, Nicholas Carreu the elder and Henry de Meddebourne to Richard de Debdale, rector of Bow church London, …  Charter of all lands, rents, etc. in Edelmeton, Totenham and Shordiche co. Middlesex … (S) CCRs.

1383, William Strete in his will desired his manor of Nutfield to be sold, for 800 if the buyer was Nicholas Carew.

1384, Edmund Strete, heir of William, quitclaimed his right to Nutfield to Nicholas.

5/18/1385, “Quitclaim 1) Nicholas Carew and John Bussebrugg [Busbridge] 2) William Ermyn, Sir Thomas Breaux, Robert Chesynhale and Richard Bodewynde. Manor of Catteshall, Godalming.” (S) UKNA.

9/29/1386, “Account roll of Thomas Knowelle, bailiff of Nicholas Carew, for Beddington for the year 1385-1386.” (S) UKNA. [Note, this includes: “Survey of the manor of Beddington: lands held by Sir Nicholas Carew in his own hand.”]

8/7/1390, Nicholas died. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Surrey, V3, 1911.

8/17/1390, Writ for IPM of Nicholas Carreu. Berks: Great Purle. The manor, … He died on 17 August last. Nicholas Carreu, his son, aged 30 years and more, is his heir. Kent: … Stoke in the hundred of Hoo. … Nicholas, with the king’s licence, charged it with 24 marks to be paid yearly to 2 chaplains to celebrate for ever in the parish church of Stoke in Hoo. … Surrey: … manors of Bedyngton, Huscarle, Northbury and Kersalton, … (S) CIsPM.

(S) A Hist. of the Co. of Surrey, V4, 1912. (S) Hist. of parliament, Roskell, 1993. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V3, 1923, Purley.

Child of Nicholas and Lucy:

i. Nicholas Carew (1901080), born 1359 in England.

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