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John II Harrington, High Sheriff of Somerset

John II Harrington, High Sheriff of Somerset[1, 2, 3]

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  • Name John II Harrington 
    Suffix High Sheriff of Somerset 
    Born 1561  , Kelston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Knighthood 1592  , , Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Occupation
    •    Known as "The Writer" and supposed to have been a Godson to Queen Elizabeth.
         Translated the "Orlando Furioso" which has become known as the "English Reader"
         After Elizabeth I death, he retired permanently to Kelston and spent large sums on the Manor House.
         Composed for Henry, Prince of Wales, "The brief View of the English Church"
    Died 20 Nov 1612  , Kelston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I15842  Full Tree | Bingham, Larson
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2013 

    Father John Harington, Sr.
              b. 1525, , Kelston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Jul 1582, London, , Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Isabelle Markham
              b. 1529, of Allerton, Childwall, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 May 1579, London, , Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1554  , Kelston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F7201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Mary Rogers
              b. Abt 1568, , Somerset, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1634, , , , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Sep 1583  of, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Nine children in all
    Children 
     1. Frances Harrington
              b. Abt 1584, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Harrington
              b. 1589, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Harrington
              b. 1591, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Helena Harrington
              b. Abt 1591, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Herrington
              b. Abt 1592, Southwold, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Southwold, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Edward Harrington
              b. 1593, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. John Harrington, III
              b. 1595, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1630, Boston Harbor, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Harrington
              b. Abt 1597, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Mary Harrington
              b. Abt 1599, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. Hannah Harrington
              b. Abt 1600, Bath, , Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F7185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1561 - , Kelston, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsKnighthood - 1592 - , , Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Sep 1583 - of, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Helena Harrington - 3 May 1591 - Bath, , Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Harrington - 16 Sep 1598 - , Richmond, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Harrington - 24 Sep 1600 - , Kelston, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1612 - , Kelston, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Harrington, III - - of Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Heraldry and Misc.
    Baron of Harrington
    knight
    Lord Mayor of Newton

  • Sources 
    1. [S601] Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, 1852-1935., "The history of Woodstock, Connecticut, by Clarence Winthrop Bowen ..."  ((Norwood, Mass., Priv. print. by the Plimpton Press, 1926-1943)).

    2. [S1402] Personal knowledge of Kirk Larson, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE]\..

    3. [S1410] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, database, \i FamilySearch\i0    ((http://www.familysearch.org)), )..

    4. [S1624] Elliott, J. M., "Heraldry Coat of Arms"  ((http://www.onlinepub.net/arms/arms.html, Online Publishing, May 12, 1999) Attn: Heraldry Dept., 13124 E. Nixon Ave, Spokane, Washington 99216, 509-924-4429, FAX: 509-924-4616).

    5. [S62] Weir, Alison, "The Six Wives of Henry VIII"  ((New York:NY, Grove Weidenfeld, 1991); ISBN 0-8021-1497-0;), p. 615.


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