Reference Entry

Parker, John, first earl of Morley (1772-1840), politician

Gerald Le Grys Norgate and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Parker, John, first earl of Morley (1772-1840), politician, born on 3 May 1772, was the only son of John, first Baron Boringdon (d. 1788), and his second wife, Theresa, daughter of Thomas Robinson, first Baron Grantham. The family came originally from Warwickshire, but their seat was transferred from Boringdon to ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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