CREW, John (c.1598-1679), of Steane, Northants and Lincoln's Inn Fields, Mdx.
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Family and Education
b. c.1598, 1sts. of Sir Thomas Crew† of Nantwich, Cheshire and Steane by Temperance, da. and coh. of Reynold Bray of Steane. educ. G. Inn, entered 1615, called 1624; Magdalen Coll. Oxf. matric. 26 Apr. 1616, aged 18. m. c.1623, Jemima, da. and coh. of Edward Waldegrave of Lawford Hall, Essex, 6s. 2da. suc. fa. 1634, cr. Baron Crew of Stene 20 Apr. 1661.2
J.p. Northants. 1634-49, 1656-d., commr. for defence 1642, assessment 1643-8, 1657, Jan. 1660-1, sequestration 1643, execution of ordinances 1643, accounts 1643, levying of money 1643, appeals, Oxf. Univ. 1647, militia, Northants. 1648, Northants. and Westminster Mar. 1660, drainage, Great level of the fens 1649, visitation, Oxf. Univ. 1654, scandalous ministers, Northants. 1654, statutes, Durham college 1656, oyer and terminer, Midland circuit July 1660.
Member, committee of Both Kingdoms 1644-8; commr. for treaty of Uxbridge 1645, abuses in heraldry 1646, exclusion from sacrament 1646, bishops’ lands 1646, scandalous offences 1648, trade 1655-7,