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Ashburnham, John (1602/1603-1671), courtier and politician

Sean Kelsey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ashburnham, John (1602/1603-1671), courtier and politician, was the eldest son of Sir John Ashburnham (1570/71-1620) and Elizabeth (1577-1651), daughter of Sir Thomas Beaumont. William Ashburnham, army officer and politician, was his younger brother. He was educated at Gray's Inn and Peterhouse, Cambridge. His father died in 1620, having wasted his ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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