Edward Aglionby

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Edward Aglionby (1520 – ca. 1587) was an English Member of Parliament, official, translator and poet. He was closely associated with the Dudley family.

Life[edit]

He was born at Carlisle the son of Richard Aglionby, educated at Eton, and elected to King's College, Cambridge, 1536, where he distinguished himself, and became a fellow and M.A.[1]

He wrote a genealogy of Queen Elizabeth the First, for which she gave him an annual pension of five pounds. A Latin poem of his was printed in Wilson's Epigrammata, 1552, 4to.[2]

He was elected MP for Carlisle in 1547, Mar 1553 and possibly 1559 and for Warwick in 1571. In 1572 he was appointed Justice of the Peace for Warwickshire.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Aglionby or Egliionby, Edward (AGLY536E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ Rose, Hugh James (1857). A New General Biographical Dictionary, London: B. Fellowes et al.