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Morris, Sir Christopherlocked

(d. 1545)
  • Roger Ashley


Morris, Sir Christopher (d. 1545), soldier and military administrator, was married to Elizabeth, but nothing else is known of his family or background, and there is no evidence of surviving children. His promotion within the office of ordnance—effectively from bottom to top—is unique in the sixteenth century. It is likely he had some relevant experience before he was appointed a gunner in the ...

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