Edward Aglionby

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Edward Aglionby (1520 – c. 1591) was an English Member of Parliament, official, translator and poet. He was closely associated with the Dudley family.


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.



  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.