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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Baron Leonard Carew & Elizabeth Arundel

7605568. Baron Leonard Carew & 7605569. Elizabeth Arundel

4/23/1342, Leonard Carreu born in Stoke Fleming, Devon, England, heir & s/o 15211136. John Carew & 15211137. Margaret Mohun.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

~1350, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 15211138. Edmund de Arundel & 15211139. Sibyl de Montague.

5/22/1362, Leonard’s father died.

7/16/1362, Writ for IPM of John de Carreu, knight. Pembroke: Carreu. The castle and manor with the members …  Leonard his son, aged 20 years, is his heir. … (S) CIsPM.

10/28/1363, … lands … held in Capite by John de Carreu, having come into the king’s hands by reason of the death of the s’d J.C. & of the minority of the his heir, … assigned in dower to Elizabeth who had been wife of the said J.C. the manors … it is submitted by Leonard son and heir of the s’d J.C. … the king was deceived … had granted to said manors to the said John Carew and Margaret his first wife now deceased, … Leonard is the legitimate son and heir of the s’d J.C. & M. … petitions … conceded to himself. (S) Report and Transactions, V37, 1905, P325.

4/27/1364 at Exeter, Leonard son and heir of John de Carru (Carew), knight: Devon (proof of age). John de Ferers, knight, aged 50 years and more, says that the said Leonard was of full age and 22 years old on the feast of St. George last, having been born at Stoke Flemyng and baptized in the church of St. Ermond there. Vincent de Barstable, then parson of Stokenhamme, was his godfather, and asked William Chaylowe, then parson of Stoke Flemyng, to write Leonard’s name in the missal together with the day and year of his birth, which was done. … William Boneville, aged 46 years and more, agrees and says that he had a sister Joan who died on the feast of St. George in the abovesaid year, … (S) CIsPM.

6/13/1364, John de Carreu, 'chivaler,' held … on the day of his death the manor of Molisford, co. Berks … Leonard, his son, is his next heir, and was 21 years old and more at the time of his death … deliver the manor of Molisford to Leonard. (S) CFRs. [Leonard gave fealty to the king on this day. (S) 10/24/1364, CFRs.]

10/24/1364, Order to escheator in the county of Devon … the manors of Galmeton, Otery Mohun and Monketon, … deliver them to Leonard de Carreu, son and heir of John de Carreu and Margaret, his first wife … to Elizabeth late the wife of the said John de Carreu her reasonable dower. (S) CFRs.

10/12/1365, Leonard Carreu, staying in England, has letters nominating … his attorneys in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

11/6/1367, Leonard Carreu, going to Ireland, by the king’s licence, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs.

2/1/1369, Leoneard enfeoffed Thomas Stone, parson of the church of Combe Ralegh, and others (as above), of all his lands in the county. (S) IPM of Leonard.

3/20/1369, Leonard Carreu, staying in England, has letters nominating … his attorneys in Ireland … (S) CPRs.

10/9/1369, Leonard, Baron Carew of Carew castle, Pembrokeshire died. “Leonard de Carreu was in the king’s service in Aquitaine in the company of the earl of Pembroke where he was killed.” (S) UKNA.

12/28/1369, Writ for IPM of Leonard de Carreu. Berks: Mollisford. The manor, … He died on 9 October last. Thomas his son, aged 1 year and more, is his heir. Southampton: Annedeport. … long before his departure from England in the company of the earl of Pembroke he enfeoffed Hugh Harston, Ralph Clatford, Thomas Stone, chaplain, and John de Matesford, their heirs and assigns, of the manor of Annedeport … Devon: [see 2/1/1369] … (S) CIsPM.

1370, John de Gourney, knight; Elizabeth Gourney (Leonard’s stepmother), wife of John de Gourney, late wife of John de Carew (15211136) who for 6 years have been involved in a dispute with Leonard de Carew over Elizabeth's dower, request that the justices of assizes in Hampshire and Devon be ordered by writ to repeal a protection purchased by Leonard to delay them of their rights. (S) CCRs, see 10/28/1363.


1370, Elizabeth Carew of Mones Otrey, co. Devon, provided aid, holding one quarter of a knight’s fee in Amport. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Hampshire, V4, 1911.

9/23/1373, Elizabeth married 2nd Sir John de Meriet (b.1347). [No children.]

1373, Sir John de Meriet, Kt., conveyed to Richard Palmer and others in fee his manors of Comton-Dondene and Brode Mershton, Somerset, … re-conveyed … to Sir John and Elizabeth his wife and the heirs of their bodies.

1375, Sir John de Meriet died.

11/18/1375, Nicholas Careu, Thomas, son of Leonard Carreu, and John Mattesforde, querents, and John Prescote, deforciant. … … which John Meriet', knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, held in dower of Elizabeth, of the inheritance of John Prestecote … after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to Nicholas, Thomas and John Mattesforde and the heirs of Thomas, to hold together with the 2 parts, of the chief lords for ever. (S) Feet of Fines, Devon.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

1382, Philippe and her sister Elizabeth sued their uncle Earl Richard de Arundel for lands in Sussex.

9/1385-3/1386, Elizabeth died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P169.

Family notes:

·         1395, The King’s Escheator, to enquire what lands and tenements Sir Leonard Carewe and Sir John Carewe, his father, held of the Lord Edward, late King … in the counties of Carlow and Cork … Sir John Carewe was seized of the barony of Odrone … Sir Leoneard Carewe was seized of the said barony … held the said barony of Margaret, Countess of Norfolk, late Lady of the Co. of Carlow, as of the castle and manor of Carlow, by military service. That Sir Thomas de Carewe, son of the said Leonard, was next heir of the said John and Leonard, … and was then of age 27 years, and married 14 years to Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Bonvile. (S) Cal. of the Patent and Close Rolls of Chancery in Ireland, Morrin, 1861.

Child of Leonard and Elizabeth:

i. Thomas Carew (3802784), born 1368 in England.

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