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

Paul A. Hopkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/774

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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 Penketh, near Warrington, Lancashire-one brother was killed and ...

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