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 (ăsh′tən), Sir Frederick 1904-1988.
British choreographer whose ballets include The Dream (1964) and A Month in the Country (1976).

Ashton

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1. (Biography) Catherine. Baroness. born 1956, British Labour politician; High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union from 2009
2. (Biography) Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
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Ashton, with twenty-five men, pursued, and overtook the savages, and a smart fight ensued, which lasted two hours; but they being superior in number, obliged Captain Ashton's party to retreat, with the loss of eight killed, and four mortally wounded; their brave commander himself being numbered among the dead.
There was Sir Henry Ashton, who had to leave England with a tarnished name.
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