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Sir Nicholas Carew Knight

Margaret Dinham

  • Born: 1446, Nutwell, Devonshire, England
  • Marriage: Sir Nicholas Carew Knight in 1462 in Ashwater, Devon, England 1171,1254
  • Died: 13 Dec 1470, Ashwater, Devon, England at age 24

bullet  General Notes:

Nicholas Carew, Baron Carew, aged 22 at time of Visitation, 25 Hen. VI, died 11 Edward IV, bur. at Westminster Abbey, married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Dinham, and sister and coheir of John Lord Dinham were the parents of Sir Edmund Carew of Ottery Mohun, son and heir, aged 6 in 11 Edward IV, Knighted on Bonworth field and killled at Thorounne, 5 Henry VIII, married to Catherine, daughter and coheir of Sir William Huddersfield, Knight, Attorney General to Hen. VII. Will proved at Lambeth, 6 Jul 1499.

~The Visitations of Cornwall: Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1530, 1573 & 1620, p 700 1171

~Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, pp. 185, 275 599

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 1254
Sir John Dinham
died in 1457-8 seised of the manors of Eythorpe, Crendwell, and Little Kimble, held of Edward, Prince of Wales, as of the honour of Wallingford, by right of inheritance of Joan his wife, who survived him. [Chan. Inq. p.m. 36 Hen. VI, no. 39] His wife was the heiress of the Darches family, who had held the two first-named manors, and probably part of Little Kimble, [Chan. Inq. p.m. 18 Edw. II, no. 18; ibid. 2 Ric. II, no. 57; Assize R. 1458, m. 26 d.] as subtenants, but presumably Sir John's right in the manor came also through his great-grandmother, Muriel de Moels.

He was succeeded by his son John, Lord Dinham, who died leaving his four sisters and their children as his heirs. [Chan. Inq. p.m. (Ser. 2), xv, no. 58] In the inquisition on his lands, however, he was said to be seised only of tenements in Little Kimble, [ibid] but his heirs afterwards appear to have held portions of the manor. These heirs were his sisters, Lady Elizabeth Fitzwarren, a widow, who afterwards married Sir Thomas Brandon, and Lady Joan Zouche, and his nephews, Sir Edmund Carew and Sir John Arundel, sons of his sisters Margaret and Katherine respectively. [ibid.]

~A History of the County of Buckingham, Volume II, pp. 303-307

• Background Information. 1171
Sir Nicholas Carew was the son of Sir Thomas and his wife Joane Carmyno. Sir Nicholas married Margaret, the eldest daughter of Sir John Dinham, and sister and heires of John Lord Dinham. Sir Nicholas and Margaret had issue Sir Edmond Carew. Sir Nicholas died 11 of King Edward IV.

~"Carew's Pedigree," Collections Towards a Description of the County of Devon, p. 130

Margaret married Sir Nicholas Carew Knight, son of Sir Thomas Carew Knight and Joan Carminowe, in 1462 in Ashwater, Devon, England 1171.,1253 (Sir Nicholas Carew Knight was born in 1444 in Carew, Pembrokeshire, Wales and died 6 Ded 1470 in Ashwater, Devon, England.)

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