Children of William and Isabel Carus

01. Margaret or Cecily Carus


02. Thomas Carus, esquire

c. 1510 b. J. H. Baker, ‘Carus, Thomas (c.1510–1571)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 26 Aug 2006
c. 1530 became a member of the Middle Temple
by 1538 although he inherited and acquired land in Westmorland, he seems to have settled at Halton in Lancashire, and was a justice of the peace for Lancashire
  m. Katherine Preston (? – ?, sixth d. of Sir Thomas Preston, of Preston Patrick, Westmorland, and Holker Park, Lancashire, and his wife Anne, née Thornburgh)
Children: Thomas (? – after 1569), Christopher (? – after 1569), William (? – after 1593), Richard (? – ?), Mary (? – ?), Grisilde (? – after 1569), and another daughter TNA: PRO PROB 11/53: Holney, PCC Wills; Oxford DNB; Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed
1547 became MP for Wigan, an vice-chancellor of the county palatine of Lancaster Oxford DNB
1548 elected a bencher of the Middle Temple, when he read on voucher to warranty
1552 MP for Lancaster Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890); Oxford DNB
1553
1555
1556 reader at the Middle Temple; read on dower; this and the 1548 reading are preserved at Harvard
1557 granted the manor of Kirkby Lonsdale, together with lands in Hegholme Kirthwaite, and the neighbourhood, to hold of the Crown in capite by the service of one-fortieth part of a Knight's fee Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890)
1558 probably built the Kings Arms, near the church in Kirkby Lonsdale, when he acquired the manor Kirkby Lonsdale Social History
1559-04-19 appointed Serjeant-at-Law Oxford DNB; Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890)
1559-10-16 appointed one of the queen's serjeants Oxford DNB
1567-05-31 appointed a puisne justice of the queen’s bench, and served until his death
1569 with Sir James Dyer, Chief Justice of Common Pleas, and two other Justices, heard and determined a controversy between the President and Council in Wales and the Chamberlain of Chester as to the jurisdiction of the County Palatine of Chester Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890)
1569-06-01 one of the queen's justices of the pleas; made his will; appointed his wife Kathryn and his son Thomas to be his executors; left to his wife, for the duration of her life, a moiety "of all such Messuages Lands tenements [fishings?] Milles Rents and [pasture?] herbage [parmages?] comodities and proffits wt thappurtenances wch I have by severall Indentures to be thereof made for dyvers and sondry severall termes of yeres yett to come Excepte the office of the kepership of the parke of quernemore in the countie of Lancaster and the fees and comodities thereto apperteyning", or to Thomas if she predeceases him; the other moiety to Thomas; £200 to his daughter Grisilde; £10 to his "cosyn Crocket [?] Thorneburghe"; £10 to Katheryn Ellys; £20 yearly to be paid by Thomas to his son Christopher also names Thomas's wife Anne PRO PROB 11/53: Holney, PCC Wills
1571-07-05 d. Oxford DNB
1571-07-07 bur. St Dunstan-in-the-West, London; his arms as displayed there were sketched by Nicholas Charles early in the next century
  "The burial register and inquisition post mortem both name him as ‘esquire’; he was never knighted. The judge himself had ostensibly fallen in with the Elizabethan church settlement, but he bequeathed his soul to the Trinity, the Virgin Mary, and the saints, and his sons and their descendants were Roman Catholics until the eighteenth century."
1571-07-14 will proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury PROB 11/53: Holney, PCC Wills


03. Adam Carus

  priest, rector of Windermere Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567; Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed
  m. ____ Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567
Children: two sons
1571-07-15 parson of Windermere; one of two arbitrators in a dispute about the usage of the chapel of Troutbeck Wilson


04. Robert Carus

  of Kendal, Westmorland Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed
  m. ____ Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567
Children: three sons


05. Christopher Carus

  b. Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed
  m. ____ Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567
Children: four sons


06. Richard Carus

  held an estate at Wennington, Melling, Lancashire Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed
  m. Gyllian ____ Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890)
Children: James (? – ?) and Richard (? – ?), and three other sons Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890); Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567
1561 d. Carus-Wilson and Talboys (1890)


07. Elizabeth Carus

  m. Roger Smythe (? – ?, of Kendal, Westmorland) Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567


08. Anne Carus

  m. Christopher Nicholson (? – ?, of Crook Hall, Westmorland) Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567; Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed


09. Ellen Carus

  m. Randall Washington (? – ?, of Sapp, Westmorland, gent.) Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567; Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed


10. Jane Carus

  m. John Sawrey (? – ?, of Plumpton Hall, Westmorland) Visitation of Lancashire by William Flower, 1567; Herbert Carus-Wilson and Harold I. Talboys (1890) Genealogical Memoirs of the Carus-Wilson Family. Privately printed, and the errata


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