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Elizabeth Stanley (Harrington)

Also Known As: "Isabel", "Elizabeth Harrington of Hornby", "Harington", "Haryngton"
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Death: March 22, 1445
Anglesey, Wales
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Robert Harrington, Baron and Isabel Loring
Wife of Sir John II Stanley, titular King of Mann
Mother of Thomas de Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley; Richard Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester; Edward Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester; Alice Wolton; William Stanley and 5 others
Sister of John de Harrington, Baron Harington; Sir William Harington, 5th Lord Harington and Anne Harrington
Half sister of Margaret Huddleston; John Cogan, I and Elizabeth Courtenay

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About Elizabeth Stanley

There are three different parents listed in the references. Which is correct, Robert Harrington & Isabel Loring, Nicholas Harrington & Isabel English or John Harrington?

  • 'Elizabeth HARRINGTON
  • 'Born: ABT 1388, Hornby, Lancashire, England
  • 'Died: 26 Oct 1414 / ABT 1445, Anslesey, Wales
  • 'Notes: Some sources says that she was the daughter of Sir Nicholas Harrington of Aldingham and Isabel English. Sometimes called "Isabel".
  • Father: Robert HARRINGTON (3º B. Harrington of Aldingham)
  • Mother: Isabel (Lorying) LORING
  • 'Married: John STANLEY (Knight Sheriff of Anglesey) ABT 1408, Hornby, Lancashire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas STANLEY (Knight Lord of Lathom)
    • 2. Isabel STANLEY (b. ABT 1410)
    • 3. Richard STANLEY (Archdeacon of Chester) (b. ABT 1412 - d. ABT 1467)
    • 4. Edward STANLEY (Archdeacon of Chester) (b. ABT 1414 - d. ABT 1485)
    • 5. Alice STANLEY
    • 6. Edward STANLEY
    • 7. William STANLEY
    • 8. John (James) STANLEY (Archdeacon of Chester)
    • 9. Nicholas STANLEY
  • Married 2: Ingram De COURCY
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/HARRINGTON.htm#Elizabeth HARRINGTON2
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  • 'Elizabeth Harington1,2,3
  • 'F, #10923, b. circa 1387, d. after 22 March 1445
  • Father Sir Nicholas Harrington2,3 b. 1345, d. c 8 Feb 1404
  • Mother Isabel English2,3 b. bt 1344 - 1345, d. b 1397
  • ' Elizabeth Harington was born circa 1387 at of Farleton, Melling, Lancashire, England.2 She married Sir John de Stanley, Justice of Chester, Sheriff of Anglesey, Lord of the Isle of Man, son of Sir John Stanley, Lord Lieutenant & Justiciary of Ireland, Justice of Chester, Governor of the City & County of Chester, Constable of Windsor Castle and Isabel Lathom, before 1405; They had 3 sons (Sir Thomas, 1st Lord Stanley; Richard, Archdeacon of Chester; & Edward, Archdeacon of Chester) and 2 daughters (Alice, wife of Thomas Dutton, Esq. & of John Wolton; & Isabel, wife of John Warren, Esq.).2,3 Elizabeth Harington died after 22 March 1445.2,3
  • 'Family Sir John de Stanley, Justice of Chester, Sheriff of Anglesey, Lord of the Isle of Man b. c 1386, d. 27 Nov 1437
  • Children
    • Isabel Stanley+2
    • Richard Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester2
    • Edward Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester2
    • Alice Stanley2
    • Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester+4,3 b. c 1405, d. 11 Feb 1459
    • (Miss) Stanley+ b. c 1408
  • Citations
  • 1.[S2762] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis, p. 116; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 784.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 678.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 89.
  • 4.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 678-679.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p364.htm#i10923
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  • 'Isabel Harington1
  • F, #247583
  • Last Edited=9 Apr 2008
  • ' Isabel Harington was the daughter of Sir John Harington.1 She married John de Stanley, son of Sir John de Stanley and Isabel Lathom.1
  • ' She was also known as Elizabeth.1 Her married name became de Stanley.1
  • 'Children of Isabel Harington and John de Stanley
    • 1.Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley+1 d. 20 Feb 1458/59
    • 2.Richard Stanley1
    • 3.Edward Stanley1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1101. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p24759.htm#i247583
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  • c) JOHN de Stanley (-before 28 Jan 1414). He was deputy in Ireland for Robert de Vere Marquess of Dublin 1386-1388, and was Lieutenant of Ireland 1399 to 1401[347]. m (1385 or before, dispensation 24 Dec 1398[348]) ISABEL, daughter of THOMAS de Lathom of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire & his first wife ---. John & his wife had two children:
    • ' i) JOHN de Stanley (-27 Nov 1437). m ISABEL, daughter of Sir JOHN de Haryngton of Hornby Castle, Lancashire & his wife ---. John & his wife had one child:
      • (a) THOMAS Stanley of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire (1405 or before-11 Feb 1459). He was summoned to parliament 15 Jan 1456, whereby he is held to have become Lord Stanley. - see below.
    • ii) Sir THOMAS Stanley of Elford, Staffordshire . Ancestor of the STANLEY family of Elford Pipe, Staffordshire[349].
  • ' THOMAS Stanley of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire, son of JOHN de Stanley & his wife Isabel de Haryngton (1405 or before-11 Feb 1459). He was summoned to parliament 15 Jan 1456, whereby he is held to have become Lord Stanley. m JOAN, daughter and co-heiress of Sir ROBERT Goushill of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire & his wife Elizabeth FitzAlan of Arundel (-after 1459). Thomas & his wife had two children:
  • From: http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm
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  • Stanley, Baron (E, 1456 - abeyant 1960)
  • Thomas [Stanley], 1st Baron Stanley, KG
  • '1st son and heir of Sir John Stanley, of Lathom and Knowsley, co. Lancaster, Sheriff of Anglesey, by his wife Elizabeth Harington, sister of Sir William Harington KG, of Hornby Castle, co. Lancaster, and 2nd dau. of Sir John Harington
  • born in or before 1405
  • mar. Joan Goushill, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Robert Goushill, of Hoveringham, co. Nottingham, by his wife Lady Elizabeth de Mowbray (widow of (1) William de Montacute, only son and heir ap. by his second wife of William [de Montacute], 2nd Earl of Salisbury, and (2) Thomas [de Mowbray], 1st Duke of Norfolk; mar. (4) bef. 3 Jul 1414 Sir Gerard Usflete), sister and cohrss. of Thomas [FitzAlan], 12th or 5th Earl of Arundel, and 1st dau. of Richard [FitzAlan], 11th or 4th Earl of Arundel, by his first wife Lady Elizabeth de Bohun, only dau. of William [de Bohun], 1st Earl of Northampton
  • died 11 Feb 1458/9
  • From: http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/
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  • 'Isabel Harrington[1]
  • ' Abt 1386
  • Father John (Sir) Harrington, b. 1345
  • Mother Isabella English
  • From: http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/famgen/getperson.php?personID=I48811&tree=tree1
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Elizabeth Stanley's Timeline

Lancaster, Lancashire, England
October 23, 1406
Age 20
Age 22
Probably Lathom, Lancashire, England
Age 24
Probably Lathom, Lancashire, England
Age 26
Lathom, Cheshire, England
Age 26
Clifton, Lancashire, England
Age 28
Clifton, Cheshire, England
Age 29
Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
Age 32
Clifton, Cheshire, England