Definition of Morton, John in English:

Morton, John

proper noun

  • (c.1420–1500), English prelate and statesman. He was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury in 1486 and Chancellor under Henry VII a year later. The Crown's stringent taxation policies made the regime in general and Morton in particular widely unpopular.

Pronunciation:

Morton, John

/ˈmɔːt(ə)n/