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Aston, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1600–1646), apologist of the Church of England and local politician

E. C. Vernon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion. 1718 words.

Aston, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1600–1646), apologist of the Church of England and local politician, was born on 29 September 1600 at Aston near Runcorn, Cheshire, the eldest son of John...

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Aston, Magdalene, Lady Aston (d. 1635)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture. 6 words.

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Aston, Walter, Baron Aston of Forfar (1584–1639), diplomat

A. J. Loomie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1152 words.

Aston, Walter, Baron Aston of Forfar (1584–1639), diplomat, was born about June 1584 at Charlecote, Warwickshire, and baptized there on 9 July, the son and heir of Sir Edward Aston of...

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Thimelby [née Aston], Gertrude (1617–1668), poet

Donna J. Long.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 691 words.

Thimelby [née Aston], Gertrude (1617–1668), poet, was one of ten children, and the fourth daughter, of Sir Walter Aston, later Baron Aston of Forfar (1584–1639), and Gertrude Sadler or...

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Tyrrell, Sir Thomas (1593/4–1672), judge and politician

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 640 words.

Tyrrell, Sir Thomas (1593/4–1672), judge and politician, was the third son of Sir Edward Tyrrell (d. 1606) of Thornton, Buckinghamshire, but the second son of Sir Edward and his second...

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Fremantle, Sir Thomas Francis (1765–1819), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1314 words.

Fremantle, Sir Thomas Francis (1765–1819), naval officer, third son of John Fremantle (d. 1784) of Aston Abbots in Buckinghamshire, and his wife, Frances, daughter of John Edwards of...

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Fremantle, Sir William Henry (1766–1850), politician and courtier

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History. 700 words.

Fremantle, Sir William Henry (1766–1850), politician and courtier, the youngest son of John Fremantle (d. 1784) of Aston Abbots, Buckinghamshire, and his wife, Frances, daughter of John...

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Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Botany. 438 words.

Clifford [later Constable], Sir Thomas Hugh, first baronet (1762–1823), topographer and botanist, was born on 4 December 1762 in London, the eldest son of Thomas Clifford (1732–1787)...

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Taylor, Sir Thomas Weston Johns (1895–1953), chemist and university administrator

J. H. Parry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 834 words.

Taylor, Sir Thomas Weston Johns (1895–1953), chemist and university administrator, was born in Little Ilford, Essex, on 2 October 1895, the only son of Thomas George Taylor, accountant, and...

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Key, Sir Astley Cooper (1821–1888), naval officer

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1413 words.

Key, Sir Astley Cooper (1821–1888), naval officer, the son of Charles Aston Key (1793–1849) and his wife Anne, née Cooper, was born at St Thomas Street, London, on 18 January 1821. He...

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Cokayne, Sir Aston, baronet (1608–1684), poet and playwright

Martin Garrett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1430 words.

Cokayne, Sir Aston, baronet (1608–1684), poet and playwright, was born at Elvaston in Derbyshire in December 1608 and baptized at Ashbourne on 20 December, the eldest of the seven children...

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Lewis [née Curzon], Joyce [Jocosa] [other married name Joyce Appleby, Lady Appleby] (d. 1557), protestant martyr

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 717 words.

Lewis [née Curzon], Joyce [Jocosa] [other married name Joyce Appleby, Lady Appleby] (d. 1557), protestant martyr, was the daughter of Thomas Curzon of Croxall, Staffordshire, and his wife,...

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Thomas Aston and the Ancient Constitution of the Church

Charles W. A. Prior.

in A Confusion of Tongues

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 14529 words.

This chapter engages in a close reading of a defence of episcopacy, written by a prominent figure in county politics. Sir Thomas Aston (1600–1646) was a trained lawyer and an MP in the...

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Aston, Charles Reginald

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 147 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 7 April 1832; died 7 January 1908.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

Charles Reginald Aston was related on his mother's side...

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Downes, Sir Edward Thomas [Ted] (1924–2009), conductor

Christopher Webber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting. 1745 words.

Downes, Sir Edward Thomas [Ted] (1924–2009), conductor, was born at 23 John Street, Aston, Birmingham, on 17 June 1924, the third and youngest child of Alfred Downes, shipping clerk, and...

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Bacheler [Bachiler, Batchiler, Batchelar], Daniel

Robert Spencer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 789 words.

(bap. Aston Clinton, Bucks, March 16, 1572; bur. Lee, Kent, Jan 29, 1619). English lutenist and composer. He was apprenticed at age seven to his uncle Thomas Cardell, lutenist and...

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John Thorpe

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(c. 1565–c.1655).

English land-and building-surveyor, who also appears to have designed (though rarely supervised) buildings. He produced a book of plans (preserved in Sir John...

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Souch, John

Christopher Foley.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting. 270 words.

(bapt Ormskirk, Lancs, Feb 3, 1593/4; d Chester, 1645).

English painter. He was apprenticed to the Chester antiquary and painter Randle Holmes (1571–1655) from 1606/7 until...

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Sir Thomas Newenham Deane

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1828–99). Irish architect. He was the son of Sir Thomas Deane (1792–1871), who founded one of the most successful architectural practices in Ireland, designing the Commercial Buildings,...

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