Henry Carey, 1st Earl of Dover
Henry Carey, 1st Earl of Dover (ca. 1580 – 13 April 1666) was an English peer, and member of parliament in 1609 and 1614.
Carey succeeded as 4th Baron Hunsdon on 17 April 1617. On 6 July 1621 he was created Viscount Rochford, a title previously held by his great-great-grandfather Thomas Boleyn, and on 8 March 1628 was created Earl of Dover. He acted as Speaker of the House of Lords in 1641, and was Colonel of the regiment of Oxford Scholars between 1644 and 1646.
Marriages and issue
- John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover
- Sir Pelham Carey
- Henry Carey (died young)
- George Carey (died young)
- Anne Carey
- Mary Carey (1615–1672). Married Thomas Wharton
- Judith Carey (died 1666) Never married.
- Philadelphia Carey
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