Sir John Carew, 3rd Bt, MP (1635-1692)
John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691)
Oil painting on canvas, Sir John Carew, 3rd Bt, MP (1635-1692) by John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691). A three-quarter-length portrait of John Carew, Bt, eldest son and heir of the unfortunate Sir Alexander, 2nd Bt and Jane Rolle, wearing suit of black armour. A moderate Presbyterian, who represented Cornwall in the Convention Parliament of 1660, which restored Charles II to the throne. He married Sarah Hungerford, daughter of Anthony Hungerford with whom he had a daughter, Jane Carew and Elizabeth Norton, daughter of Richard Norton and thirdly Mary Morice, daughter of Sir William Morice, 1st Bt and Gertrude Bamfylde. His other children were: Gertrude Carew (1682-1736), Sir Richard Carew, 4th Bt (1683-1703/4) and Sir William Carew, 5th Bt (c. 1689-1743/44). He held the office of Member of Parliament for Cornwall in 1660, for Bodmin between 1661-79, for Lostwithiel between 1679-81, for Cornwall from 1689-1690 and for Saltash in 1690-1692. He was buried on 6 August 1692 at Antony, Cornwall.His will (dated 29 October 1691) was probated on 7 December 1692.
By inheritance and descent; on loan from the Trustees of Antony
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John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691), artist