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Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator  

Paul Hopkins

Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator, was the son of Andrew Ashton (d. 1679), of Liverpool, and his wife, Alice. His father was apparently a parliamentarian army officer, though from the royalist family of Ashton of ...

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Pickering, Lewis (bap. 1571), courtier and convicted seditious libeller  

Alastair Bellany

Pickering, Lewis (bap. 1571), courtier and convicted seditious libeller, was baptized in February 1571, the son of John Pickering of Tichmarsh, Northamptonshire, and his second wife, Ursula. He matriculated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in 1587, but apparently left without a degree before entering ...

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Rumbold, William (1613–1667), courtier and royalist conspirator  

J. M. Rigg

revised by Sean Kelsey

Rumbold, William (1613–1667), courtier and royalist conspirator, was born at or near Burbage in Leicestershire, the son of Thomas Rumbold (d. in or after 1617) and Catherine Ripplinghame (d. in or after 1617). His family, a branch of the Rumbolds of ...