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Morris, Sir Christopher (d. 1545), soldier and military administrator

Roger Ashley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19301

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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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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Military Administration

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