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Ashton, Charles (1665–1752), college head

A. H. Bullen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ashton, Charles (1665–1752), college head, was born and baptized on 25 May 1665, son of Robert Ashton and Dorothy Wood, at Bradway, in the parish of Norton, Derbyshire. He was admitted to Queens' College, Cambridge, on 18 May 1682 and took the degree of BA in 1686. He was elected fellow of ...

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Subjects: Education

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