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Morgan, Sir Richardlocked

(d. 1556)
  • J. H. Baker

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Morgan, Sir Richard (d. 1556), judge, was the second son of Philip ap Morgan Watkin of Llanfair Cilgoed, Monmouthshire. He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1524, and is mentioned as counsel in the duchy chamber as early as 1528, the year before his call to the bar. He can hardly have been forty years old when he gave his first reading, in the autumn of 1542, on the action of replevin, when he somewhat unusually took two statutes (of 1285 and 1529) as his text. A mere four years later, in June 1546, he was called by ...

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