- Richard L. Greaves
Asgill, John (bap. 1659, d. 1738), author, was baptized on 25 March 1659 at Hanley Castle, Worcestershire, the son of Edward and Hester Asgill. His parents provided him with a religious education, and as a young man he attended both Anglican and nonconformist services. In 1686 he entered the ...