BARONS AND EARLS OF
See also:William de
See also:Morley of Morley in Norfolk was summoned to parliament as a baron, and his son Robert (d . 136o) was a celebrated
See also:warrior, being largely responsible for the
See also:English victory at
See also:Sluys and fighting at
See also:Crecy . His descendant Robert, the 6th baron (d . 1443), had no sons, but he
See also:left a daughter Alianore, who married William Lovel (d . 1476), and Lovel was summoned to parliament as
See also:Lord Morley, ranking as the 7th holder of the title . He left a son
See also:Henry, who was killed in 1489, and Henry's
See also:heir was his
See also:sister Alice, the wife of
See also:Sir William
See also:Parker (d . 1510), hereditary marshal of
See also:Ireland . Their son Henry Parker (1476-1556) became the loth baron, as he was summoned to the
See also:House of Lords as Lord Morley in 1523 . He was a man of
See also:literary attainments and translated some of the writings of Plutarch,
See also:Cicero and others into English . Most of these are only found in
See also:manuscript, but his Tryumphes of Fraunces Petrarcke was published a second
See also:time in 1887 . His eldest son Henry (d . 1553) died during his
See also:father's lifetime, leaving a son Henry (d .
1577) who became 1th Baron Morley on his
See also:death . His son
See also:Edward (d . 1618), one of the
See also:judges of Mary
See also:Queen of Scots, succeeded to the
See also:barony; and Edward's son and successor was William Parker, 4th Lord Monteagle (q.v.) . The barony of Morley remained
See also:united with that of Monteagle until the death of William's
See also:Thomas about 1686, when it fell into
See also:abeyance .
See also:John Parker, 1st
See also:earl of Morley (1772-1840), only son of John Parker (1735-1788), who was created Baron Boringdon in 1784, but was no relation of the previous barons Morley, was a prominent supporter of Pitt and of Canning . In 1815 he was created earl of Morley . He was a public benefactor to Plymouth and its neighbourhood . He was succeeded by his son Edmund Henry Parker (1810-1864), whose son,
See also:Albert Edmund, the 3rd earl (1843-1905), was chairman of committees in the House of Lords from 1889 to 1905, after having been under-secretary for war and first
See also:commissioner of
See also:works . In 1905 his son, Edmund Robert (b . 1877), became 4th earl .
JOHN MORLEY MORLEY [oP BLACKBURN]
GEORGE MORLEY (1597-1684)
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