Edward Acton, II (c.1600 - 1659)

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Birthplace: Aldenham, Shropshire, England
Death: Died
Occupation: He was created 1st Baronet Acton, of Aldenham [Aldenham Hall, in Morville], Shropshire [England] on 17 January 1643/44
Managed by: Catherine "Erin" Serafina Liora Spiceland
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About Edward Acton, II


Sir Edward Acton, 1st Baronet (baptised 20 July 1600 – buried 29 June 1659) was the son of Walter Acton, MP and Sheriff of Shropshire. He was created 1st Baronet Acton, of Aldenham, Aldenham Hall, in Morville, Shropshire England on 17 January 1643/44.

Sir Edward was a Royalist during the English Civil War and fought at the Battle of Edgehill and the Siege of Bridgnorth.

Sir Edward was MP for Bridgnorth during the Long and Short Parliaments and also sat in King Charles I's Parliament at Oxford.


He married Sarah Mytton, sister of the parliamentarian general Thomas Mytton, and they had the following children:

Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Baronet (1621–1665)
Edward Acton (1622–1654)
Thomas Acton (1623–1677)
Frances Acton (1625–1626)
Robert Acton (1628–1654)
William Acton (1629–1659), father of Captain Edward Acton (Royal Navy officer)
Richard Acton (1633–1674)[3]
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Sir Edward Acton, 1st Baronet's Timeline

July 20, 1600
Aldenham, Shropshire, England
Age 14
Aldenham (Condover?), Shropshire, England
Age 24
Age 24
Age 29
June 29, 1659
Age 59
June, 1659
Age 59
December 20, 1659
Age 59