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Morley, Baron (E, 1299 - abeyant 1697)

 

Creation: writ sum. 29 Dec 1299

 

Abeyant: 15 Jul 1697

 

Family name: de Morley/Morley later Lovel later Parker

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Arms:

Azure between two Bars Sable charged with three Bezants a Lion passant Gules in chief three Bucks' Heads cabossed of the second

Crest:

An Heraldic Antelope statant Or ducally gorged and chained Azure

Supporters:

Dexter:  An Heraldic Antelope Or hoofed Sable ducally gorged and chained Azure;  Sinister:  A Griffin Or ducally gorged and chained Azure

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William [de Morley], 1st Baron Morley

son and heir of Robert de Morley

born

 

mar. (1)

Isabel de Mohaut, sister and hrss. of Robert [de Mohaut], 1st Baron Mohaut, and dau. of Robert de Mohaut (by his wife Joan de Mowbray, dau. of Roger de Mowbray), son and heir of Roger de Mohaut, Justice of Chester, by his wife Lady Cecily de Albini, sister and cohrss. in her issue of Hugh [de Albini], 5th Earl of Arundel, and 2nd dau. of William [de Albini], 3rd Earl of Arundel, by his wife Lady Mabel de Meschines, sister and cohrss. of Ranulph [de Meschines], 4th Earl of Chester, and 2nd dau. of Hugh [de Meschines], 3rd Earl of Chester, by his wife Bertred of Evreux, dau. of Simon, Count of Evreux

mar. (2)

bef. Oct 1295 Cicely ..... (d. after 1316)

died

1302 (bur. in Roydon Church)

created

by writ 29 Dec 1299 Baron Morley

suc. by

son by first wife

note

 

 

Robert [de Morley], 2nd Baron Morley

born

mar. (1)

in or bef. 1316 Hawise Marshal, de jure suo jure Baroness Marshal (d. bef. 1327), sister and cohrss. of John [Marshal], 2nd Baron Marshal, Hereditary Marshal of Ireland, and 2nd and eventual sole surv. dau. of William [Marshal],1st Baron Marshall, Hereditary Marshal of Ireland, by his wife Christian FitzWalter, dau. of Robert [FitzWalter], 1st Baron FitzWalter, by his first wife (whose hrss. she was) Dervorguille de Burgh, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Sir John de Burgh, of Wakerley, co. Northampton, Portslade, co. Sussex, Walkern, co. Hertford, etc., by his wife Cecily de Balliol, dau. and cohrss. in her issue of Sir John de Balliol, of Barnard Castle, co. Durham, and Bywell, co. Northumberland

mar. (2)

by Sep 1334 Joan de Tyes (d. 24 Dec 1358), dau. of Sir Piers de Tyes

died

23 Mar 1359/60

suc. by

son by first wife

note

 

William [de Morley], 3rd Baron Morley and de jure 4th Baron Marshal

born

24 Jun 1319

mar.

bef. 6 Mar 1344/5 Cicely Bardolf (d. 23 Nov 1386; bur. with her husband in the Austin Friars' church in Norwich), dau. of Thomas [Bardolf], 2nd Baron Bardolf, by his wife Agnes de Grandison, dau. of William de Grandison, Seigneur de Grandison, by his wife Blanche of Savoy, dau. of Louis of Savoy, Lord of Vaud

died

30 Apr 1379 (bur. in the Austin Friars' church in Norwich)

suc. by

son

note

 

Thomas [de Morley], 4th Baron Morley and de jure 5th Baron Marshal, KG

born

c. 1354

mar. (1)

in or bef. Apr 1374 Joan ..... (d. bef. 2 Dec 1384; bur. in the White Friars' church in Norwich)

children by first wife

1. Robert de Morley (dvp. bef. 12 Nov 1403; bur. in the Austin Friars' church in Norwich), mar. in or bef. Aug 1394 Isabel ..... (mar. (2) in or bef. Nov 1405 Richard Berners, of West Horsley, co. Surrey; d. bef. 1409), and had issue:

1a. Thomas Morley, later 5th Baron Morley

mar. (2)

bef. Oct 1390 Anne Hastings (widow of Sir Hugh Hastings, of Elsing and Gressenhall, co. Norfolk; d. 30 Oct 1426; bur. in the Austin Friars' church in Norwich), 3rd dau. of Edward [le Despencer], 1st and de jure 3rd and 4th Baron le Despencer, by his wife Elizabeth de Burghersh, suo jure Baroness Burghersh, only dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Bartholomew [de Burghersh], 2nd Baron Burghersh

died

24 Sep 1416 (bur. in the Austin Friars' church in Norwich)

suc. by

grandson

note

 

Thomas [Morley], 5th Baron Morley and de jure 6th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1394

mar.

on or bef. 5 Feb 1402/3 Lady Isabel de la Pole (d. 8 Feb 1466/7), 2nd dau. of Michael [de la Pole], 2nd Earl of Suffolk, by his wife Lady Katherine de Stafford, 2nd dau. of Hugh [de Stafford], 2nd Earl of Stafford

died

6 Dec 1435 (bur. at Hingham, co. Norfolk)

suc. by

son

note

 

Robert [Morley], 6th Baron Morley and de jure 7th Baron Marshal

born

20 Nov 1418

mar.

Elizabeth de Ros, dau. of William [de Ros], 6th Baron Ros, by his wife Margaret Fitzalan, only dau. of John [Fitzalan or Arundel], 2nd Baron Arundel, by his wife Elizabeth le Despencer, 2nd dau. of Edward [le Despencer], 2nd and de jure 3rd and 4th Baron le Despencer

died

s.p.m. 25 Sep 1442

suc. by

daughter

note

 

Eleanor Morley later Lovel, suo jure Baroness Morley and de jure suo jure Baroness Marshal

born

10 Oct 1442

mar.

by 1 Jan 1464/5 her second half-cousin William Lovel, jure uxoris Baron Morley (d. 23 Jul 1476), 2nd son of William [Lovel], 7th Baron Lovel and 4th Baron Holand, by his wife Alice Deincourt, suo jure Baroness Deincourt and Grey of Rotherfield, sister and cohrss of William [Deincourt], 6th Baron Deincourt and 6th Baron Grey of Rotherfield, and 1st dau. of John [Deincourt], 5th Baron Deincourt, by his wife Joan Grey, suo jure Baroness Grey of Rotherfield, only dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Robert [Grey], 4th Baron Grey of Rotherfield

died

20 Aug 1476 (bur. in the Grey Friars' church in London)

suc. by

son

note

 

Henry [Lovel], 8th Baron Morley and de jure 9th Baron Marshal

born

1466

mar.

Lady Elizabeth de la Pole (dsp. after 31 Dec 1489; bur. at Hallingbury, co. Essex), 4th dau. of John [de la Pole], 2nd Duke of Suffolk, by his second wife Lady Elizabeth Plantagenet, sister of King Edward IV and King Richard III, and 2nd dau. of Richard [Plantagenet], 3rd Duke of York, by his wife Lady Cecily Nevill, 5th dau. of Ralph [Nevill], 1st Earl of Westmorland, by his second wife Lady Joan Beaufort, only dau. by his third wife of John "of Gaunt", 1st Duke of Lancaster

died

s.p. 13 Jun 1489 (bur. at Calais, France)

suc. by

sister

note

 

Alice Lovel later Parker, suo jure Baroness Morley and de jure suo jure Baroness Marshal

born

c. 1467

mar. (1)

bef. 1486 Sir William Parker, Standard Bearer to King Richard III (d. after 1504)

only child by first husband

1. Hon Henry Parker, later 10th Baron Morley and de jure 11th Baron Marshal

mar. (2)

bef. Jan 1505/6 as his second wife Lord Edward Howard KG, Lord High Admiral of England 1513 (dsp. in a naval engagement off Brest 25 Apr 1513), 2nd son of Thomas [Howard], 2nd Duke of Norfolk, by his first wife Elizabeth Bourchier, widow of Sir Humphrey Bourchier and dau. and hrss. of Sir Frederick Tilney, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk

died

23 Dec 1518

suc. by

son by first husband

note

 

Henry [Parker], 10th Baron Morley and de jure 11th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1486

mar.

bef. 1505 Alice St John (bur. 23 Nov 1553 at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex), dau. of Sir John St John, of Bletsoe, co. Bedford (by his wife Alice Bradshaigh, dau. of Thomas Bradshaigh, of Haigh, co. Lancaster), 1st son and heir of Sir Oliver St John, of Penmark, co. Glamorgan, by his wife Margaret Beauchamp, de jure suo jure Baroness Beauchamp of Bletsoe (mar. (2) John [Beaufort], 1st Duke of Somerset, and was grandmother of King Henry VII), sister and hrss. of John [Beauchamp], 4th Baron Beauchamp of Bletsoe, and only dau. of John [Beauchamp], 3rd Baron Beauchamp, by his wife Edith Stourton, dau. of Sir John Stourton

children

1. Hon Sir Henry Parker, Page of the Chamber to King Henry VIII 1516, created a Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of Queen Anne Boleyn 1533 (dvp. 6 Jan 1551/2), mar. (1) 18 May 1523 Grace Newport, dau. and hrss. of John Newport, of Pelham Furneux, and had issue:

1a. Henry Parker, later 11th Baron Morley

2a. Father Charles Parker, titular Bishop of Man (b. 28 Jan 1537)

3a. Edmund Parker

1a. Mary Parker (b. c. 1539; bur. 7 Nov 1566)

2a. Margaret Parker

3a. Amy Parker (bur. 8 Dec 1571 at Little Glenham), mar. Sir Thomas Glenham, son of Christopher Glenham by his wife Margery Wentworth, dau. of Sir Richard Wentworth, of Nettlestead, co. Suffolk, and had issue

Hon Sir Henry Parker mar. (2) in or bef. 1549 Elizabeth Calthorpe (b. c. 1521; mar. (2) c 11 Nov 1552 Sir William Woodhouse, of Hickling, co. Norfolk (d. 22 Nov 1563), and (3) Dru Drury, of Norwich; d. 26 May 1578), dau. and hrss. of Sir Philip Calthorpe, of Erwarton, co. Suffolk, and had issue:

2a. Sir Philip Parker, of Erwarton, co. Suffolk, Sheriff of Suffolk 1578, mar. Catherine Goodwin, dau. of Sir John Goodwin, of Winchendon, co. Buckingham, and had issue

2. Hon Francis Parker

1. Hon Jane Parker, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Anne Boleyn, Queen Jane Seymour, Queen Anne of Cleves and Queen Margaret Howard, charged with being procuress for Queen Margaret and attainted by Act of Parliament 11 Feb 1541/2 (b. c. 1510; d. by execution 13 Feb 1541/2), mar. c. 1526 Hon George Boleyn, styled Viscount Rochford, Cupbearer to the King 1526. Gentleman of the Privy Chamber 1527, Esquire of the Body 1528, Master of the Buckhounds 1528, knighted 1529, on embassies to France 1529, 1530, 1533 and 1534, cr. Baron Rochford c. 1530, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports 1534-36, envoy to Calais 1535, a Commissioner to try Sir Thomas More 1535, Privy Councillor (sic?), arrested 2 may and attainted 15 May 1536 (dsp. by execution 17 May 1536), brother of Queen Anne Boleyn, only son of Thomas [Boleyn], 1st Earl of Wiltshire and 1st Earl of Ormonde, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Howard, 1st dau. of Thomas [Howard], 2nd Duke of Norfolk, by his first wife Elizabeth Bourchier, widow of Sir Humphrey Bourchier and dau. and hrss. of Sir Frederick Tilney, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk

2. Hon Margaret Parker (d. 15 Nov 1558), mar. Sir John Shelton, of Shelton, co. Norfolk (b. c. 1509; d. 15 Nov 1558), 1st son and heir of Sir John Shelton, of Shelton, co. Norfolk, by his wife Anne Boleyn, dau. of Sir William Boleyn, of Blickling, co. Norfolk, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Parker

died

27 Nov 1556 (bur. at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex)

suc. by

grandson

note

 

Henry [Parker], 11th Baron Morley and de jure 12th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1531

mar.

Lady Elizabeth Stanley (d. after 1589), 4th dau. of Edward [Stanley], 3rd Earl of Derby, by his first wife Lady Dorothy Howard, 4th dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Howard], 2nd Duke of Norfolk

children

1. Hon Edward Parker, later 12th Baron Morley and de jure 13th Baron Marshal

1. Hon Alice Parker, mar. Thomas Barrington, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Parker (bur. 7 Nov 1566 at Forehow, co. Norfolk), mar. Sir Edward Leventhorpe, and had issue

3. Hon Anne Parker, mar. Henry Brouncker (b. c. 1550; d. 1607), son of Henry Brouncker by his wife Ursula Yate

died

22 Oct 1577

suc. by

son

note

 

Edward [Parker], 12th Baron Morley and de jure 13th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1551

mar. (1)

Hon Elizabeth Stanley (b. c. 1558; d. 12 Jun 1585), 2nd but only surv. dau. and hrss. of William [Stanley], 3rd Baron Monteagle, by his first wife Anne Leybourne, dau. of Sir James Leybourne, of Conswyke, co. Westmorland, by his wife Helen Preston, dau. of Thomas Preston, of Levens, co. Westmorland

children by first wife

1. Hon William Parker, later 13th Baron Morley, 1st Baron Monteagle and de jure 14th Baron Marshal

2. Hon Henry Parker

3. Hon Charles Parker

1. Hon Mary Parker, mar. Thomas Abington, of Hinlip, and had issue

2. Hon Elizabeth Parker, mar. Sir Alexander Barlow, of Barlow, co. Lancaster

3. Hon Frances Parker, mar. Christopher Danby, of Leighton, co. York

mar. (2)

Gertrude Arundel (widow of John Arundel, of Trerice, co. Cornwall; d. after 1593/4), dau. of Sir Robert Denis, of Holcombe Burnell

died

1 Apr 1618 (bur. in Stepney Church)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

 

William [Parker], 13th Baron Morley, 1st Baron Monteagle and de jure 14th Baron Marshal

born

1575

mar.

bef. 6 Jan 1592/3 Elizabeth Tresham (bur. 2 Jan 1647/8 at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex), sister of Sir Lewis Tresham, 1st Bt., and of Francis Tresham, one of the Gunpowder Plot conspirators, and dau. of Sir Thomas Tresham, of Rushton, co. Northampton, by his wife Muriel Throckmorton, dau. of Sir Robert Throckmorton, of Coughton, co. Warwick

children

1. Hon Henry Parker, later 14th Baron Morley, 2nd Baron Monteagle and de jure 15th Baron Marshal

2. Hon William Parker (dsp.)

3. Hon Charles Parker (dsp.)

1. Sister Frances Parker, a nun

2. Hon Catherine Parker, mar. bef. 1626 as his first wife John [Savage], 2nd Earl Rivers, and had issue

3. Hon Elizabeth Parker, mar. Edward Cranfield, and had issue

died

1 Jul 1622 (bur. at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex)

created

by writ 31 Jan 1603/4 Baron Monteagle

suc. by

son

note

 

Henry [Parker], 14th Baron Morley, 2nd Baron Monteagle and de jure 15th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1600

mar.

c. 1619 Philippa Carryl (bapt. 5 Oct 1600; d. c. 1660), 2nd and yst. dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Carryl, of Bentons in Shipley, co. Sussex, by his wife Mary Tufton, 3rd dau. of Sir John Tufton, 1st Bt., of Hothfield, co. Kent, by his first wife Olympia Blore, dau. and sole hrss. of Christopher Blore, of Blore's Place and Sileham, in Rainham and of Pope's in Hartlip, co. Kent

only child

1. Hon Thomas Parker, later 15th Baron Morley, 3rd Baron Monteagle and de jure 16th Baron Marshal

died

10 May 1655 (bur. at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex)

suc. by

son

note

 

Thomas [Parker], 15th Baron Morley, 3rd Baron Monteagle and de jure 16th Baron Marshal

born

c. 1636

mar.

in or bef. 1660 Mary Martin (bur. 13 Jul 1700 at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex), dau. of Sir Henry Martin, of Longworth, co. Berkshire, son of Sir Henry Martin, Judge of the Admiralty Court

bur.

s.p. 15 Jul 1697 at Great Hallingbury, co. Essex

note

 

On the death of the 15th Baron Morley the three Baronies of Morley (cr. 1299), Marshal (cr. 1309) and Monteagle (cr. 1604) fell into abeyance amongst the descendants of his two aunts.

 

First written 29 Feb 2012

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