Thomas de Morley, 5th Baron Morley

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Thomas de Morley
Baron Morley
Morley Coat of Arms.jpg
Morley Coat of Arms
Predecessor Thomas de Morley, 4th Baron Morley
Successor Robert de Morley, 6th Baron Morley
Spouse(s) Lady Isabel de la Pole

Issue

Anne de Morley
Robert de Morley, 6th Baron Morley
Hugh de Morley
Elizabeth de Morley
Father Sir Robert de Morley
Mother Isabel de Molines
Born 1393
Hingham, Norfolk, England
Died 1438

Thomas de Morley, 5th Baron Morley (1393–1435) was a baron in the Peerage of England, Lord of Morley, Hingham, Hockering, &c., in Norfolk, de jure Lord Marshall, hereditary Marshal of Ireland, and a Privy Councillor. He was the son of Sir Robert de Morley, Knt. (circa 1375 - before 12 November 1403), d.v.p. (son of Thomas de Morley, 4th Baron Morley by first wife Joan de Hastings), and wife, married before August 1394, Isabel de Molines.

He was born at Hingham, Norfolk, and was present at the Battle of Agincourt, where he served as a Commander under the indenture of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Thomas was married before 5 February 1402/1403 to Lady Isabel de la Pole (Suffolk, 1395 - 8 February 1466/1467), daughter of Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and Katherine de Stafford, daughter of Hugh de Stafford, 2nd Earl of Stafford. They had the following children:

Name Birth Death Notes
Anne de Morley 1413 1471 After 21 April 1434, she became the wife of Sir John Hastings, 9th Baron Hastings de jure (Elsing, Norfolk, 1410 - Elsing, Norfolk, 9 April 1477, buried Gressenhall, Norfolk), Constable of Norwich Castle in 1441 and Sheriff of Norfolk from 1474 to 1475, and had seven children.
Robert de Morley 1418 1443 Succeeded his father as 6th Baron Morley
Hugh de Morley
Elizabeth de Morley She was the first wife Sir John (or Thomas) Arundell of Lanherne, Cornwall, who served in France during the reign of King Henry VI, son of John Arundell and Margaret Burgersh, and had one daughter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph Hunter (1850). Agincourt: a contribution towards an authentic list of the commanders of the English host in King Henry the Fifth's expedition to France, in the third year of his reign. Cowen Tracts: Newcastle University. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/60201871