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date: 09 August 2020

Thimelby [née Aston], Gertrudelocked

(1617–1668)
  • Donna J. Long

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Thimelby [née Aston], Gertrude (1617–1668), poet, was one of ten children, and the fourth daughter, of Sir Walter Aston, later Baron Aston of Forfar (1584–1639), and Gertrude Sadler or Sadleir, daughter of Sir Thomas Sadleir of Standon Lordship, near Ware, Hertfordshire. Her elder brother was the poet ...

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