< A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z >
Robert 
Carr
1587 - 1645


Robert 
Carr
, Scottish courtier. Commended to James I by good looks and high spirits; substituted by James for his constitutional adviser; given Sir Walter Raleigh' s manor of Sherborne (1609); appointed treasurer of Scotland (1613). Enamoured of Lady Frances Howard, wife of Earl of Essex; opposed in his marriage to Countess of Essex upon her obtaining of a decree of nullity, by his confidant in the intrigue, Sir Thomas Overbury, who was found poisoned in the Tower (1613); lord chamberlain (1614); dislodged as favourite by George Villiers (1614). With his wife (who pleaded guilty and was pardoned, 1616) accused of murdering Overbury (1615); prosecuted by Francis Bacon; imprisoned in Tower (until 1621); later pardoned.

Born: 1587Baptised:
Died: Jul 1645Buried:
Family:
Carr

Titles:

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Robert 
Carr
(
Howard
) 1587 - 1645
2.
Sir Thomas 
Carr
  (Kerr)
(
Scott
,
Kirkcaldy
) + 1586
4.
5.
3.
Janet 
Scott
(
Carr
)
6.
7.

Siblings


1.
Sir James 
Kerr

2.
Sir Andrew 
Kerr
* ante 1587
3.
William 
Kirkcaldy
  formerly Carr/Kerr
ante 1587 - post 1622
4.
Julian 
Ker
(
Hamilton
) + 1637

Spouses



1. 1613
Lady Frances 
Howard
(
Devereux
,
Carr
) 1590 - 1632

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Lady Frances 
Howard
(
Devereux
,
Carr
) 1590 - 1632
1.
Lady Anne 
Carr
(
Russell
) 1615 - 1684
1a.
Sir William 
Russell
(
Carr
) 1613 - 1700
1.1.
Margaret 
Russell
(
Russell
)
1.2.
M/? 
Russell
1.3.
M/? 
Russell
1.4.
M/? 
Russell
1.5.
F/? 
Russell
1.6.
M/? 
Russell
* ante 1639
1.7.
M/? 
Russell
* ante 1639
1.8.
Lord William 
Russell
  the Patriot
(
Wriotesley
) 1639 - 1683 ...
1.9.
Diana 
Russell
(
Verney
,
Alington
) c. 1650 - 1701 ...
1.10.
Edward 
Russell
c. 1658 - post 1687
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Carr


Timeline


???
Robert 
Carr
(
Howard
) 1587 - 1645 inherited the title
Somerset
  [E]
1587Born
25th Mar 1612
Robert 
Carr
(
Howard
) 1587 - 1645 inherited the title
Rochester
  [V]
1613Married
Lady Frances 
Howard
(
Devereux
,
Carr
) 1590 - 1632
Jul 1645Died
| Top |

Hosted by
HTML generated by
SoftLinks
, copyright © 1996 - 2017 Ben Laurie
Copyright © 1996 - 2017 Camilla von Massenbach