Mary Morhall

about 1641–
Whitchurch, Shropshire, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Morhall was born about 1641, in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, her father, John Morhall, was 37 and her mother, Jane Radcliffe, was 34.

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John Morhall
Jane Radcliffe
Elizabeth Morhall
Jane Morhall
Thomas Morhall
Mary Morhall
Ann Morhall
Stephen Morhall
John Morhall
Amy Morhall
Samuel Morhall

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World Events (3)

1642 · The English Civil War

Age 1

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 47

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 79

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant spelling of Morrell . 2. topographic name for someone living at a hall or large house on a moor, from Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + halle ‘hall’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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