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Hester Harington

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Watchfield, Berkshire, England
Death: Died in England
Cause of death: Died as a child
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Harington, MP, of Kelston and Ethelreda Harington
Half sister of Robert Harrington; Elizabeth Harrington; Sir John Harington; Francis Harrington and James Harrington

Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About Hester Harington

Hester died in 1568, and her lands went to Harington.

From Kate Merson (1) discussing Jones, Philippa (2009). "Chapter 9: The Mysterious Mistress and the Tailor's Foster Daughter". The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards. London: New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd. pp. 212–235. Page 228 (see 3)

"Jones does provide one or two details on Ethelreda that I am prepared to accept. One is the existence of a portrait sold in 1942 to an unknown collector. It is described as three-quarter length with the subject in an “embroidered dress.” At the same time, the portrait of Ethelreda’s daughter Hester also vanished. It was described as a child holding a book."

Notes

  • "Hester Harington, living in 1568" from "the Harington Pedigree (1); not an original Herald's Visitation signed by the head of household
  • Had to have been born before 1559 (her father's 2nd marriage)
  • Had to have died before 1582 (her father's death -- property she would have inherited if living went to the Harington estate)

Sources

  1. Visitation of England and Wales v9 p121. "Pedigree of Harington.". Text: Hester, living in 1568.

Links

  1. http://www.kateemersonhistoricals.com/TudorWomenM.htm
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harington_(treasurer)_
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethelreda_Malte
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Hester Harington's Timeline

1555
1555
Watchfield, Berkshire, England
1568
1568
Age 13
England