Randle Astle (also spelt as Assell; 1624 – 1691) was the 11th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Taylor family line. Born in Culshaw, Cheshire, Randle was the son of Edward Astle (1594 – 1646) and Katherine Eccles (1593 – 1662). Randle was married to Alice Hurlebut (1633 – 1699) and is known to have raised the son that was named after him born in 1662. Randle is recorded as having died at the age of sixty-seven in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
In Cometanic ancestry, Randle is categorised as part of the 13th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.