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Aske, Robert (1619–1689), silk merchant and benefactor

David Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95054

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Aske, Robert (1619–1689), silk merchant and benefactor, was born on 24 February 1619, the son of Robert Aske of the parish of St Mary Woolchurch, London, and his second wife, Margery Middleton, the widowed daughter of John Hill of Wendover, whom he married in 1611. The two ...

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