Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Morris, Johnlocked

(c. 1615–1649)
  • Robert Ashton


Morris, John (c. 1615–1649), army officer, was the eldest son of Matthias Morris of Esthagh, South Elmshall, near Pontefract, Yorkshire, and was brought up in the household of Thomas Wentworth, the future earl of Strafford. Following Wentworth's appointment as lord deputy of Ireland...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

E. Hyde, earl of Clarendon, , 6 vols. (1888); repr. (1958); repr. (1992)
Journals of the House of Commons
W. Cobbett, ed. T. B. Howell & T. J. Howell, 34 vols. (1809–28)
Bodleian Library, Oxford
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London