Ashton, Charles, Dd
Ashton, Charles, D.D.
an English clergyman, was born in 1665. He became chaplain to Patrick, bishop of Ely, who presented him to the living of Rettenden, in Essex. He was also, for a time, chaplain of Chelsea Hospital; and in 1701 became master of Jesus College, Cambridge. He died in March, 1752, leaving an edition of Justin Martyr, published after his death by Mr. Kellet. See New General Biographical Dictionary, s.v.