Henry Carey
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Henry Carey (1596 - 1661)

Henry "2nd Earl Monmouth" Carey
Born in Englandmap
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Husband of — married about 1620 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 65 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 17 Sep 2013
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European Aristocracy
Henry Carey was a member of the aristocracy in England.

Henry, 2nd Earl of Monmouth (bp. 27 Jan 1596), was the first son of Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth, and Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Hugh Trevanion of of Caerhayes, Cornwall.[1][2] Henry was married to Martha Cranfield (d. 10 Apr 1677). Their marriage settlement is dated 16 February 1620. Martha was the daughter of Sir Lionel Cranfield of Wood Street, London and Chelsea, Middlesex. They had ten children (two sons & eight dau), but six of them died in Henry's lifetime.[1] Their children include:

  • Lionel, Lord Carey (dvp. 1644, slain at Marston Moor).[3]
  • Henry,[3] Lord Leppington (dvp. 1649).[4]
  • 1. Anne (d. 15 Jan 1688/9 or Oct 1688).[5][6]
m.1 James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Clanbrassil.[5]
m.2 (as first wife) Sir Robert Maxwell of Orchardtoun, 2nd Bart.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Thrush, A. & Ferris, J.P. (2010). "Carey, Sir Henry II (1596-1661), of Long Acre, Westminster and Kenilworth Castle, Warws.," in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1604-1629. HOP. Web.
  2. Henry Carey, 2nd Earl of Monmouth Baptized: 27 Jan 1596, Denham, Buckingham, Englandhttp://www.thepeerage.com/p1739.htm#i17388
  3. 3.0 3.1 Calendar of State Papers, p. 266. Google Books.
  4. http://www.thepeerage.com/p2536.htm#i25359
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Anne (d. Oct 1688), eldest dau.
    Cokayne, G.E. (1903). Complete Baronetage: English, Irish and Scottish, 1649-1664, p. 340. Google Books.
  6. Anne (d. 15 Jan 1688/9).
  7. Wikipedia: John Middleton, 1st Early of Middleton#Family
  8. Wikipedia: William Feilding, 3rd Earl of Denbigh

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