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Lord Ashley

(1621-1673)

 
 
Lord Ashley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. Lord Ashley Marker
Inscription.
Earl of Shaftesbury
Anthony Ashley Cooper
Two Rivers Names for Him
Supporter of Political Freedom
Friend of John Locke

 
Location. 34° 0.531′ N, 81° 2.604′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Richland Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lord John Berkeley (here, next to this marker); Sir John Colleton (here, next to this marker); Earl of Clarendon (here, next to this marker); Sir George Carteret (a few steps from this marker); Lord William Craven (a few steps from this marker); The Gonzales Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Duke of Albemarle (a few steps from this marker); Sir William Berkeley (a few steps from this marker); The Figure Eight in South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Boylston House & Boxwood Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683), known as Anthony Ashley
Lord Ashley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
2. Lord Ashley Marker
Cooper from 1621 to 1631, as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from 1631 to 1661, and as The Lord Ashley from 1661 to 1672, was a prominent English politician during the Interregnum and during the reign of King Charles II. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Ashley River. The Ashley River is a blackwater / tidal river in South Carolina, rising from the Wassamassaw and Great Cypress Swamps in western Berkeley County. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Cooper River. The Cooper River is a mainly tidal river in the U.S. state of South Carolina. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. John Locke. John Locke (29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704), widely known as the Father of Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury<br>22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683 image. Click for full size.
By John Greenhill, circa 1672
3. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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