1590-1672 [otherwise Carue, Carew, and Ó Corráin]; b. Mobarnan,
Co. Tipperary, d. Germany, or at least was living at Sulzbach in 1670;
Chaplain-General of Irish, Scottish, and English forces in thirty years
War; his Itinerarium R.D. Thomas Carve. Tipperariensis (vols.
1 and 2, Mainz 1639-41; vol. 3, Spires 1646), contains eye-witness accounts
of that war, and was reprinted in small ed. (London 1859). Rerum Germanicarum
ab anno 1617 ad annum 1641; Gestarum Epitome (1641); and Lyra,
seu Anacephalaeosis [var. -aoesius DIB] Hibernica
(Vienna 1651; rev. ed. Sulzbach 1666), an account of Ireland. Also Galateus
(Nordhausen 1669) and Enchiridion Apologeticum (Noribergae 1670).
DIW DIB ODNB OCIL
Dictionary of National Biography: Catholic priest in Leighlin
diocese; Army Chaplin, Germany, 1626-43; visited Ireland, 1630 and 1633;
vicar-choral St. Stephens Cathedral, Vienna, 1643; published Itinerarium,
being an account of his services, 1639-46, a treatise on Irish history,
1651, and other works.
Belfast Public Library holds Itinerarium (1809).