John Astle (August 19, 1564 – ????) was the 13th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Taylor family line. Born in Wilmslow in Cheshire, John is recorded as having been the son of James Astle (1540 – 1599) and Anne Hatton (1541 – 1595). John is also recorded as having been the husband of Anne Newton (1566 – 1614) and to have fathered at least one son in 1594 named Edward. The details surrounding John’s death remain unknown.
In Cometanic ancestry, John is categorised as part of the 15th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.