BIOGRAPHY OF CARDINAL JOHN MORTON 1420-1500

EVENTS

In 1420 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 was born at Dorset

Around 1436 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (16) educated at Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (46) , John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (60) , William Norreys 1441-1507 (20) , Thomas Grey -1461, Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (30) , John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (12) , Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33) , Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (56) , James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40) , John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde 1448-1476 (12) , William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (41) . Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (41) was captured.

After 29 Mar 1461 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 escaped to Queen Margaret at France

On Mar 1472 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (52) was appointed as Master of the Rolls

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (33) received a pension of 50,000 crowns per year as a result of having signed the Treaty of Picquigny; in effect a non-aggression pact. Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (57) arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (44) received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (50) and Thomas Montgomery -1495 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (52) 1000, Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (55) 600. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (22) opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

On 08 Aug 1478 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (58) was appointed as Bishop Ely

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) and Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) were arrested.

Before 1485 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 was imprisoned at Brecon Castle, Brecon, Breconshire, Welsh March

On 06 Oct 1486 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (66) was appointed as Archbishop Canterbury

In 1487 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (67) was appointed as Lord Chancellor

In 1493 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (73) was appointed as Cardinal

On 15 Sep 1500 Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (80) died at Knole House, Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent