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Robert Morton

(c. 1435—1497) bishop of Worcester


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Nephew of the powerful cardinal John Morton. Appointed master of the chancery rolls by Edward IV in 1479, he lost both the office and his church revenues under Richard III. He was present at the battle of Bosworth Field (1485) and a steward at the coronation of Henry VII, who reinstated him as master. In 1487 he was consecrated bishop of Worcester.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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