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Astley, Jacob, first Baron Astley of Reading (1579–1652), royalist army officer

Ian Roy

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/817

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Astley, Jacob, first Baron Astley of Reading (1579–1652), royalist army officer, was the eighth child, and second surviving son, of Isaac Astley (c.1540–1598) of Melton Constable, Norfolk, and his wife, Mary Waldegrave (fl. 1579–1645), daughter of Edward Waldegrave of Lawford, Essex...

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