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Sir John Ashley - Husband of Kat Champernowne

Sir John Ashley - Husband of Kat Champernowne Government Social Studies Visual Arts World History Tragedies and Triumphs

Sir John Astley - whose name was also spelled "Ashley" - was married to Elizabeth I's very close friend, Catherine ("Kat") Champernowne.  Kat also served as Elizabeth's governess when the Princess was young.

Sir John also had a very important job.  He was "Master of the Jewel Office."


Media Credits

Image of painting, depicting Sir John Astley (Ashley), by the English School (c. 1560).  The original painting is currently owned by the National Trust.

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