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Families covered: Morley of Droxford, Morley of Holme

Both of the Visitation records used as sources for the families reported on this page report that the relevant family descended from Thomas, 3rd son of William, Lord Morley. [We are not sure whether this refers to the 1st Lord or the 3rd Lord.] It seems very likely that the family reported in the lower section of this page was connected to that reported in the upper section but we do not (yet) know exactly how they were connected. Maddison reports that the family in the upper section had the following arms: "Argent, a lion rampant sable, crowned or, a mullet for difference". Visitation reports that the family in the lower section had the following arms: "A lion rampant ducally crowned impaling Party per pale, three lions rampant".
Henry Morley
m. _ Holme (dau/heir of _ Holme of Holme in Bottesford)
1. John Morley of Holme & Colby, Lincolnshire (d 10.10.1557)
  m. _ Lacon of Derby
A. William Morley (dvp c25.10.1553)
  m. Eleanor Skipwith (dau of Edward Skipwith of Habrough, m2. John Boxe)
  i. Edmund Morley (2nd son?)
  m. Margaret Hopkinson (dau of Robert Hopkinson of Kirmington)
  a. Edmund Morley of Holme (bpt 03.05.1575, a 1635)
  m1. Philippa Bowyer (bur 13.01.1621-2, dau of John Bowyer of Hitchin)
  (1) Thomas Morley of Holme (bpt 25.06.1608, bur 16.09.1662)
  m. Elizabeth Dolman (bpt 03.07.1610, bur 05.01.1669-70, dau of Marmaduke Dolman of Messingham)
  (A) Edmund Morley (bur 06.05.1708)
  (i) Marmaduke Morley of Messingham (d before 06.1715)
  m. Mary (bur 18.06.1740)
  (a)+ issue - Marmaduke (bpt 19.04.1713, bur 19.05.1765), Anne (bpt 20.03.1722-3)
  (B) Marmaduke Morley of Holme
  m. (11.11.1660) Mary Brewer of Hurstall (bur 30.07.1704)
  (i) John Morley (bpt 21.09.1670, a 1715, 2nd son)
  (a) John Morley (bpt 25.04.1702, bur 29.04.1767, 2nd son)
  m. Anne
((1)) Edmund Morley (dvp bur 17.01.1753)
  (b)+ other issue - Marmaduke (bur 17.10.1695), Edmund (bpt 10.02.1704-5), William (bur 17.04.1713), Mary (bpt 05.02.1695-6), Anne (bur 29.05.1700), Anne (bur 07.01.1710-1)
  (ii) Elizabeth Morley (bpt 04.05.1674)
  m. (20.02.1700-1) Thomas Hudson of Barrow
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 29.06.1664), Mary (bpt 19.03.1661-2), Magdalen (bpt 03.03.1667-8)
  (C)+ other issue - William, John (bpt 23.03.1644-5), Elizabeth (bpt 23.03.1644-5)
  (2) Beatrice Morley (bpt 20.01.1606-7)
  m. (25.01.1622-3) John Shaw of Bottesford Manor (d by 1632)
  (3) Magdalen Morley (a 1634)
  m. Thomas Dolman (son of Marmaduke of Messingham)
  (4) Elizabeth Morley
  m. William Parkins of Ashby
  (5)+ other issue - John (a 1634), William (bur 27.03.1656), Mark/Marmaduke (a 1634), Jane, Frances (bpt 19.09.1612), Katharine (a 1634)
  m2. (02.03.1621-2) Elizabeth Bullingham (dau of Francis Bullingham of Lincoln, widow of Henry Bowyer of Bottesford)
  (11)+ other issue - Edmund (bpt 30.12.1624), Henry (bpt 10.07.1626, bur 08.11.1626), Susanna (bpt 23.05.1623, a 1636)
  ii. Margaret Morley
  m. Anthony Santon of Santon
  iii.+ other issue - Augustine, William



Presumably connected to the above family was ...
Robert Morley of Holme, Lincolnshire
m. Anne Tancred (dau of Richard Tancred of Pannell)
1. Francis Morley of London
  m. Sarah Denham (dau of William Denham, sister of Sir John (Baron of the Exchequer))
  A. George Morley, Bishop of Winchester (d 29.10.1684)
B. Francis Morley (Captain)
  m(1). Joane Collins (dau of John Collins of Northamptonshire)
  i. Richard Morley
  m. Anne Bradburn
ii. Thomas Morley (Captain)
  m. Penelope Hunlock (dau of Denham Hunlock of London, widow of John Allen)
  a. Frances Morley
  iii. Francis Morley of Droxford, Southamptonshire (Hampshire)
  m. Jane Tancred (dau of Charles Tancred of Arden)
  a. Sir Charles Morley 'of Droxford' (b 1652-3, d 23.08.1697, Master of Requests, Chancellor of Winchester)
  m. Magdalen Herbert (dau of Sir Henry Herbert of Ribsford, brother of Edward, Lord of Chirbury)
  (1) Elizabeth Morley
  (2) Jane Morley who married ...
  m. Norton Paulet of Amport (d 06.06.1741)
  b. Francis Morley (d by 1696, rector of Bishops Walton, prebendary of Winton)
  m. Penelope Allen (dau of John Allen)
  (1)+ issue - George, Francis (bpt 05.08.1689), Frances (bpt 09.11.1690)
  c. Dorothy Morley
  m. William Harrison (son/heir of Sir Richard)
  d. Alethea Morley
  m. Seth Ward (chancellor of Salisbury church)
  e.+ other issue - George (d young), George (b 1664-5, d 1711), Richard (a 1686), Thomas (a 1686), Jane (a 1686), Elizabeth (d young), Sarah (d young)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, Morley of Holme in Bottesford)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Hampshire, 1686, Morley of Micheldever)
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