Nicholas Charles 1582-1613
Nicholas CHARLES or CARLES 1582-1613
Born at Stratford upon Avon, son of George Carles, gentleman; the family moved to London. He became a herald, becoming Lancaster Herald in 1609, and undertaking a number of visitations.
Charles's manuscripts were sold, after his death, to William Camden for £90. A number of Harleian manuscripts were previously owned or copied by Charles.
- Rogers, Nicholas. "Charles [Carles], Nicholas (bap. 1582, d. 1613), herald." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
- Wright, C. E. Fontes Harleianae. London, 1972.