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Sir Charles Morton

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Bawtry, South Yorkshire, UK
Death: 1531 (49-57)
Blyth, Northumberland, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Nicholas Morton; Nicholas Morton; Alice or Elizabeth Wentworth and Alice Morton
Husband of Maud Morton
Father of Charles Morton; Robert Morton; Nicholas Morton; Frances Morton; Thomas Morton and 11 others
Brother of Robert Morton

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About Sir Charles Morton

  • 'Full text of "George Morton of Plymouth Colony and some of his descendants"
  • ------6. Robert Morton, m. Ales (Alice), daughter of Sir Richard Bozon.
  • -------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 years1563 and 1564, p. 213, as the family record of this line of the family is not continued in this place beyond Charles.)
  • -----------i. Charles, son and heir; d. young; m. (1) Christian, dau. of Bryan Hastings; (2) Frances Frobischer.
  • -------8. ii. Robert, heir to his brother Charles.
  • -----------iii. Thomas.
  • -----------iv. Nicholas, became a Priest; Papal Emissary, B. A., Camb., 1542; M. A., 1545; Fellow of his College. 1546; D. D. in Rome, living there, December 9, 1586. (See his life in the Dict, of Nat'l Biog., Vol. XXXIX, p. 156.)
  • -----------v. Anthony.
  • -----------vi. Charles.
  • -----------vii. Gervase.
  • -----------viii. Francis.
  • -----------ix. Elizabeth, m. Thomas Cranmer, of Aslockton, Notts.
  • -----------x. Mary, m. John Paget,
  • -----------xi. Joan, d. without issue.
  • ------------xii. Frances, d. without issue.
  • ------------xiii. Dorothy, m. John Stagg.
  • ------------xiv. Ann, m. Thomas Compton, of Willingham, Lincolnshire.
  • ------------xv. Jane, m. John Norton, second son of Richard, of Norton Conyers.
  • ------------xvi. Isabel, m. Richard Halsworth.
  • -------------8. Robert Morton, of Bawtry, Esquire, will dated 1575, m (1) Alice, dau. of Sir John Markham. of Colham, Notts.
  • -------------Md. (2) Anne, dau. of John Norton, of Norton Conyers, and widow of Robert Plumpton,
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  • 'The Publications of the Surtees Society
  • Visitations of the North
  • [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.
          • ROBERT, seconde sonne and heire of Charles, maryed to his first wyff Alice, doughter of Sir John Markam of Cottam in the coutie of Notingeham, knight, and by her had yssu John died withowte yssu, ANTHONY second sonne, Anne died younge; and to his second wyf he maryed Anne doughter of John Norton of Norton Conyers, esquire, and widow of Robert Plompton of Plumpton, e[s]quire, and by her had yssu Robert third sonne, Sampson fourth sonne, Danyell fivth sonne, Elizabeth died younge.
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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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  • 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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