Carey, Elizabeth (1576–1635)

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Carey, Elizabeth (1576–1635)

English aristocrat. Name variations: Lady Elizabeth Carey; Lady Elizabeth Berkeley. Born May 24, 1576; died April 23, 1635; dau. of George Carey, 2nd baron Hunsdon, and Elizabeth Carey (before 1558–c. 1617); m. Sir Thomas Berkeley, Feb 19, 1595; children: George Berkeley (1601–1658) and Theophila Berkeley (b. 1611).

Was a patron of Thomas Nash, the satirist; possibly wrote The Tragedie of Marian (1613); purchased the estate of Cranford, Middlesex (1618).

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