- Stephen L. Robbins
Aspinwall, William (1605–?), tract writer and public figure, was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England, the son of William Aspinwall and Marie (maiden name unknown), and was christened on 10 December 1605 at Burnley. Aspinwall probably grew up in Toxeth Park near Liverpool. He entered Brasenose College at Oxford University on 2 November 1621 and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree on 25 February 1625. In 1627 he married Elizabeth Goodier or Goodyear; they had four children....