Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading

British Royalist commander
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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