William Morgan (of Tredegar)
On the outbreak of Civil War, Morgan was Commissioner of Array for King and became Governor of Newport. He received King Charles at Tredegar on 16 and 17 July 1645. Information was laid against him before the Committee for Advance of Money on 13 Nov 1649 about his Royalist activities. He died in 1653 (at the age of 93).
Morgan married firstly Elizabeth Wynter daughter of Sir William Wynter of Lydney Gloucestershire. He married secondly Bridget Morgan widow of Anthony Morgan of Llanfihangael Crucorney and daughter of Anthony Morgan of Heyford Northamptonshire. They had several children:
- Thomas was later MP for Monmouthshire.
- Anthony was later a Royalist officer in the Civil War.
- John married Rebecca Smith. His daughter Frances was the first wife of Charles Williams of Llangiby.
- William Morgan born Llandaff/Rumney 1610
- Williams 1895, p. 122 ¶ 1624.
- Willis 1750, p. 192.
- Williams 1895, p. 122 ¶ 1625.
- Willis 1750, p. 202.
- For the Short Parliament in 1640, another William Morgan (not knighted) was elected M.P. for Monmouthshire (Williams 1895, p. 144 ¶ 1640, and Willis 1750, p. 233)
- Williams 1895, p. 124.
- Goodwin 1894, p. 13.
- Goodwin, Gordon (1894). "Morgan, Anthony". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 39. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 12–13.
- Williams, William Retlaw (1895). The parliamentary history of the principality of Wales, from the earliesr times to the present day, 1541-1895, .. Brecknock : Priv. Print. for the author by E. Davis and Bell. pp. 122, 124.
- Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 .. London. pp. 192, 202, 223.
|Parliament of England|
Sir Edmund Morgan
|Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
With: Robert Viscount Lisle