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Monday, August 24, 2020

Baron Nichola de Carew & Katherine de Courcye

 243378176. Baron Nichola de Carew & 243378177. Katherine de Courcye

Aft. 1210, Nicholas born in England, s/o §§Baron William de Carew & Lady Elizabeth fitz Stephen.

~1215, Katherine born in Ireland, coheir & d/o §§Baron Myles de Courcye.

10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.

1231, Nicholas under age at his father’s death.

~1233, Nicholas married Katherine.

5/29/1223, Katherine’s father Myles de Courcye created Baron of Kinsale. (S) Hist. of the County and City of Cork, V1, Gibson, 1861, P39.

Aft. 1233, Katherine’s father died.

2/20/1260, Feoffment by Walter Forestier, citizen of London … Witnesses:—William, bishop of Winchester, chancellor of England, Thomas de Brantingham, elect of Exeter, treasurer of England, William Latymer, steward of the king's household, … Nicholas Carru … [only 2 other witnesses] (S) Ancient Deeds, Surrey, V5, 1906, A.11791.

7/9/1266, Grant and surrender by John de Burghersshe, knight, to Edward III. … Witnesses:—John Knyvet, Chancellor, Richard Lescrope, Treasurer of England, Nicholas de Carru, Keeper of the Privy Seal, … (S) Ancient Deeds, Hants., V2, 1894, A.3251.

Nicholas died.

(S) Hist. of the County and City of Cork, V1, Gibson, 1861, P33ff. (S) Irish Pedigrees, V2, O’Hart, 1892.

Family notes:

Myles de Courcye, s/o §§Earl John de Courcy, earl of Ulster.

1177, Sir John de Courcy sent to Ireland by King Henry II; building a castle at Downpatrick; and invading co. Atrium and co. Down.

1181, John created Earl of Ulster, attached to the lordship of Connaught.

1182, John married §§Countess Africa, d/o King Godred of the Isle of Man, and King of Dublin. (d.11/10/1187).

1188, John unsuccessfully invaded Connaught.

1190s, John allied with Donnchad mac Gilla Brigte, Earl of Carrick, a relative of his mother.

Bef. 1210, John was captured by Hugh de Lacy, lord of Meath. [Hugh a favorite of King John.]

1210, John, banished from Ireland, died in France.

Child of Nicholas and Katherine:

i. Nicholas de Carew (121689088), born ~1235 in England.

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