Ashby, Sir John (bap. 1646, d. 1693), naval officer, was baptized on 21 March 1646, the fourth son of Robert Ashby (1607–1659), merchant of Lowestoft, and his wife, Alice, a sister of the naval officer Sir Thomas Allin. The Allin connection probably explains ...
Reference Entry. 797 words.
Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare
Full text: subscription required