August 1 – The birth of John Ashley (Astley), loyal servant to Elizabeth I

| August 1, 2022

August 1 – The birth of John Ashley (Astley), loyal servant to Elizabeth I

On this day in Tudor history, 1st August 1596, courtier John Ashley (Astley died). He and his wife Kat Ashley were loyal servants and friends of Queen Elizabeth I. Find out more about John Ashley in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts… Transcript: On 1st August 1596, courtier John Ashley or Astley died, probably at Maidstone in […]