Who is Thomas Carew?

  • (noun): Englishman and Cavalier poet whose lyric poetry was favored by Charles I (1595-1639).
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Thomas Carew

Thomas Carew (pronounced as "Carey") (1595 – 22 March 1640) was an English poet, among the 'Cavalier' group of Caroline poets.

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Carew Baronets
... created for persons with the surname Carew, two in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of Great Britain ... The Carew Baronetcy, of Antony in the County of Cornwall, was created in the Baronetage of England on 9 August 1641 for Richard Carew, Member of Parliament for Cornwall and St Michael ... He was the son of the antiquary Richard Carew ...
Thomas Carew - Major Poetry
... By Thomas Carew, Esquire is a collection of lyrics, songs, pastorals, poetic dialogues, elegies, addresses, and occasional poems ... poems are addressed to the still-unidentified "Celia," a woman who was evidently Carew's lover for years ... A number of Carew's poems are concerned with the nature of poetry itself ...

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