Richard Ashton

1511–4 August 1550 (Age 39)
Middleton, Lancashire, England

The Life of Richard

Richard Ashton was born in 1511, in Middleton, Lancashire, England. He had at least 1 daughter with Anne Gerard. He died on 4 August 1550, in Warwickshire, England, at the age of 39, and was buried in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Richard Ashton
Anne Gerard
Dorothy Ashton

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1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 38

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Æsc, and tun, town, meaning the town of Æsc

Sources (3)

  • Ric Ashton, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • Richard Assheton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current

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