Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading

Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading

Jacob Astley (1579 – February 1652) was a Royalist commander in the English Civil War.

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  • O Lord! thou knowest how busy I must be this day: if I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
    • Prayer before the Battle of Edgehill, quoted by Sir Philip Warwick, Memoires, 1701.

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  • Well, boys, you have done your work, now you may go and play - if you don't fall out among yourselves.
    • After surrendering

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