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date: 05 June 2020

Carew, Bampfylde Moorelocked

  • John Ashton
  • , revised by Heather Shore


Carew, Bampfylde Moore (1693–1759), impostor, was born in July 1693 at Bickleigh, near Tiverton, in Devon, where his father, Theodore Carew, was rector for many years. At the age of twelve he was sent to Tiverton School, where he became involved with a group of schoolboys who possessed a pack of hounds. On one occasion ...

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