95 Carew v Rew

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Richard Cust. Andrew Hopper. "95 Carew v Rew", in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) . British History Online, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/95-carew-rew.

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Sir Henry Carew of Bickleigh, co. Devon, knt v John Rew of the same, fuller

July - October 1637


Carew entered a bond to prosecute Rew on 5 July 1637. There were proceedings on 14 October 1637, but nothing further survives.

Initial proceedings

3/148, Plaintiff's bond

5 July 1637

Bound to appear 'in the Court in the painted Chamber within the Pallace of Westminster'.

Signed by William Barnet of St Clement Danes without Temple Bar, London 'scissore', on behalf of Carew.

Sealed, subscribed and delivered in the presence of Humphrey Terrick.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Fuller acted as counsel for Carew and Dr Parry for Rew. There were proceedings on 14 October 1637 before the earl of Arundel and Lord Maltravers.


Henry Carew, son and heir of Peter Carew of Bickleigh was aged 21 at the Visitation of 1620.

F. T. Colby (ed.), The Visitation of the County of Devon in the year 1620 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 6, 1872), p. 45.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/148 (5 Jul 1637)
  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Arundel: 8/26 (14 Oct 1637)
    • Proceedings before Maltravers: 8/27 (14 Oct 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Barnet, William, 'scissore'
  • Carew, Henry, knight
  • Carew, Peter
  • Fuller, Dr, lawyer
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey
  • Parry, George, lawyer
  • Rew, John, fuller
  • Terrick, Humphrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Devon
    • Bickleigh,
  • London
    • St Clement Danes
    • Temple Bar