CARMINOWE, Nicholas (c.1519-69), of Respryn, Cornw.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. c.1519, 2nd s. of Thomas Carminowe of Respryn, and bro. of John. m. Elizabeth, da. of Christopher Tredeneck of Tredinnick in St. Breock, Cornw., 1da.2

Offices Held


Nicholas Carminowe inherited his family’s ancestral home probably not upon the death of his father in 1529 but when his elder brother succeeded to the estates of the main line on the death of their uncle John in 1547. Evidently he was his uncle’s favourite nephew as John Carminowe mentioned in his will ‘the great zeal, love, and favour always of me to him reserved and shew