MORE, Sir John (c.1520-c.76), of Morehayes, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1520, 1st s. of Humphrey More of Morehayes by Anne or Agnes, da. of Sir Lewis Pollard. m. Katherine, da. of Sir Thomas Pomeroy of Berry Pomeroy by Jane, da. of Sir Peter Edgecombe, 8s. 6da. suc. fa. 1537. Kntd. 1549.1

Offices Held

J.p. Devon from c.1559, dep. lt. 1569.2


Though a well-known figure in the west country, More had no known personal connexion with either of the boroughs he represented in Parliament, pres