Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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George Ashwell
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George Ashwell attended Wadham College, Oxford, from the age of 16; he received a BA in 1632 and an MA in 1635. After graduating, he was elected a fellow of the College, where he became a respected tutor.

Ashwell’s life was thrown into chaos by the rise of the Puritans and the English Civil War, as he remained a committed royalist and a Laudian Anglican throughout his life. He preached before King Charles I…

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Mugler, Joshua , “George Ashwell”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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