Thomas Carew (pronounced Carey) was born, possibly at West His father, lawyer Matthew Carew, moved the family to London about 1598. Carew had a reputation for mischief that stayed with him all of his adult life.
Thomas Carew was the poetic arbiter elegantiae of the court of Charles I. He gave one last witty spin to the tradition of Petrarchan lyric, The Carew family, moreover, faced financial reverses. .. Wee, of th'adult'rate mixture not complaine .
Carew was a man of family, a courtier, and a poet, and was much beloved by the Thomas Carew was perfectly sincere in his ' Commendatory Verses ' (pp. If I in Murder steep my furious rage, Or with Adult'ry my hot lust assuage, Will it.