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date: 13 December 2019

Aston, Anthony [performing name Mat Medley]locked

(c. 1682–1753?)
  • E. D. Cook
  • , revised by Terry Enright

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Aston, Anthony [performing name Mat Medley] (c. 1682–1753?), actor and playwright, was probably born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, the son of Richard Aston, an attorney and principal of Furnival's Inn and secondary to the king's bench office; his mother was the daughter of ...

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