Nicholas Morton (c.1452 - 1525) MP

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Birthplace: Blyth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Bawtry, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
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About Nicholas Morton

  • 'Full text of "George Morton of Plymouth Colony and some of his descendants"
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/georgemortonofpl00inalle/georgemortonofpl00inalle_djvu.txt
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/georgemortonofpl00lcalle#page/4/mode/1up
  • -----5. Robert Morton, of Morton, m. Cicely, dau. of Nicholas Knyveton, of Mircaston.
    • ------6. Robert Morton, m. Ales (Alice), daughter of Sir Richard Bozon.
      • -------7. i. 'Nicholas.
      • -------Six other sons who died without issue,
      • -------viii. Elizabeth, m. Laxton.
      • -------ix. Anne, m. William Lacy.
      • -------x. Alice, m. Richard Fishborne.
      • -------7. 'Nicholas Morton, of Morton. m. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Wentworth, of Elmsall, Co. York.
        • --------i. Robert.
        • --------8. ii. Charles, second son, and heir to his brother Robert.
        • --------8. Charles Morton, of Bawtry, m. Maud, dau. of Wil. Dalison, of Co. Lincolnshire. His will dated 1531. (From here I quote from the visitation of Yorkshire in the years 1563 and 1564, p. 213, as the family record of this line of the family is not continued in this place beyond Charles.)
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  • http://www.uiowa.edu/~c030149a/northern/surtees133text.pdf
  • 'FLOWER'S VISITATION IN 1563-1564.
  • MORETON OF BAWTRE.
  • [Ashmole MS. 834, part iii., folio 12 Heralds' College MS. H. 19, folio 38.]
  • ROBERT MORTON of Bawtre in the countie of Yorke, esquire, maryed on of the doughters of Knyftone of Knyftone in the countie of Darbie, gentelman, and by her had yssu ROBERT sonne and heire.
    • ROBERT, sonne and heire of Robert, maryed Alice, doughter of Sir Richards Bosum, knighte, and by her had yssu NICHOLAS sonne and heire, Robert second sonne, Thomas third sonne, William fourth sonne, Jervice fivth sonne, John sixt sonne, George seventh sonne, thes dyed all withowte yssue, Elizabeth, maryed to one Caxton nere unto Newarke, gentelman, Anne, maryed to William Lacye of Sherburne of the counti of Yorks, Alice, maryed to Richard Fishbowrne of Blythe, yeomann.
      • ' NICHOLAS, sonne and heire of Robert, maryed Alice doughter of Thomas Wentworth of Elmesall, and by her had yssu ROBERT died sans yssu, CHARLES second sonne and heire.
        • CHARLES, second sonne and heire of Nicholas, maryed Mawde, doughter of William Dalyson in the countie of Lincolne, esquire, and by her had yssu Charles died sans yssu, ROBERT seconde sonne and heire, Thomas third sonne died withowte yssu, Nicholas fourth sonne a clakre, Anthony fivth sonne, Charles sixt sonne died san yssu, Jervis seventh sonne, Fraunces eight sonne, Elizabeth maryed to Thomas Cranmer of Aslocketon in the coutie of Notingeham, gentelmann, Marie, maryed to John Paget, Jone died withowte yssu, Anne maryed to Thomas Campton of Willingeham in the countie of Lincoln, gentelmann, Dorothe, maryed to John Stagge, Fraunces died sans yssu, Jane, maryed to John Norton, second sonne of Master Richard Norton of Norton Conyers, esquire, Isabell, maryed to Richard Hesellworth of Halefaxe.
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  • In the similar pedigree in 16 Harl. Soc. p. 212, the first Robert Morton's wife is given as the daughter of Kynaston of Nottingham; Elizabeth Morton's husband as Laxton; and Isabel Morton's husband as Halsworth.
  • The will of Robert de Morton of Bawtry, proved 9th November 1396, is printed in Test. Ebor. vol. i. p. 210; and that of his son Robert, proved 5th October, 1424, Ibid. p. 408. The latter Robert is possibly the first Robert of the pedigree; the will mentions his wife Katherine, and his sons Charles and Robert.
  • The will of Nicholas Morton of Bawtry was proved 28th October, 1515. Wills in the York Registry, 1514 to 1553, p. 229. The reference to his inq. p.m. is 7 Hen. VIII. Chancery Series II. Vol. 30, no. 35.
  • The reference to the inq. p.m. of Charles Morton, son of Nicholas, is 1 and 2 Ph. and M. Chancery Series II. vol. 102, no 44. The reference to that of his son, Robert is 18 Elizabeth, Chancery Series II. Vol. 173, no. 67; and to that of his son Thomas, 16 Elizabeth, Chancery Series II. vol. 275, no 230.
  • Charles Morton and Matilda his wife were deforciants to a fine concerning land in Conisburg in 1529, and to a fine concerning land in Tickhill in 1538; and Charles and Robert his son were parties to another fine in 1544; Robert was also party to fines in 1567 and 1576. John Morton, Robert Morton, and Anthony Morton (with Mary his wife), sons of the above Robert Morton, were parties to various fines concerning property in Bawtry, Tickhill, etc., between 1575 and 1600. Yorkshire Fines, vol. i. pp. 54, 82, 109, 228, 345; vol. ii. pp. 62, 80, 92, 105; vol. iii. pp. 100, 114; vol. iv. pp. 49, 127, 140.
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THIS ENTRY MUST BE IN ERROR AS THE DATES DO NOT MATCH UP FOR ELIZABETH TO BE THE DAU. OF THOMAS AND GRACE GASCOIGNE

THIS IS NOT THE CORRECT PARENTS FOR ELIZABETH ACCORDING TO OTHER SOURCES

  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/WENTWORTH.htm#Elizabeth WENTWORTH7
  • Elizabeth WENTWORTH
  • Born: 1455, Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
  • Father: John WENTWORTH of North Elmsall (Esq.)
  • Mother: Elizabeth CALVERLEY
  • Married: 'Nicholas MORTON (son of Robert Morton and Ales Bozon) ABT 1475, Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Robert MORTON
    • 2. Charles MORTON (b. 1478 - d. AFT 1531) (m. Maud Dallison)
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THESE ARE NOT THE CORRECT PARENTS FOR NICHOLAS ACCORDING TO OTHER SOURCES, THEY SEEM TO HAVE LEFT OUT A GENERATION

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Nicholas Morton's Timeline

1452
1452
Blyth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
1475
1475
Age 23
Of, Elmsall, Yorkshire, England
1478
1478
Age 26
Bawtry, South Yorkshire, UK
1480
1480
Age 28
Bawtry, York, Eng
1525
1525
Age 73
Bawtry, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1525
Age 73
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Of, Bawtry
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Of Bautry
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