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date: 21 February 2020

Astley, Jacob, first Baron Astley of Readinglocked

  • Ian Roy


Astley, Jacob, first Baron Astley of Reading (1579–1652), royalist army officer, was the eighth child, and second surviving son, of Isaac Astley (c.1540–1598) of Melton Constable, Norfolk, and his wife, Mary Waldegrave (fl. 1579–1645), daughter of Edward Waldegrave of Lawford, Essex...

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