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date: 06 March 2021

Ashton, Edwardlocked

(d. 1658)
  • Stephen Wright

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Ashton, Edward (d. 1658), conspirator, was of unknown background and origins, though he was a citizen of London, having (on his own account) been 'a gentleman borne' (Mercurius Politicus, no. 423, 667). He is chiefly remembered for his involvement in a plot against ...

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