Catherine Carrington, {Fictional}

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Catherine Carrington (Montagu), {Fictional}

Birthdate: (100)
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in England
Immediate Family:

Wife of Sir William Carrington, {Fictional}
Mother of Sir Thomas Carrington, {Fictional}; Michael Carrington, {Fictional}; Eleanor Carrington, {Fictional}; Catherine Carrington, {Fictional}; Isabel Carrington, {Fictional} and 1 other

Managed by: Ben M. Angel, still catching up
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About Catherine Carrington, {Fictional}

This person is fictional, and part of a major genealogical hoax.

The Smyth-Carrington line is, according to J. Horace Round, a fiction. The line has been based on a work by Dr. Walter Arthur Copinger -- History and Records of the Smith-Carington Family, from 1901, which is itself full of misreadings, inaccuracies, and sheer inventions, and is furthermore based on an earlier work, The Pedigree and Exploits in Foreign Countries of John Carrington, Armiger, which, though supposedly written in 1446, was itself not only a fabrication, but a forgery, written in the 17th century. See Round, J. Horace, Peerage and Pedigree: Studies in Peerage, Law and Family History, first published in 1910, and republished in Baltimore by the Genealogical Publishing Company in 1970 -- chapter 2 is the relevant one here, The Great Carington Imposture. The work is available online at https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE222605&from=fhd (March 31, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

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Catherine Carrington, {Fictional}'s Timeline

1315
1315
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1335
1335
Age 20
Buckingham, England
1337
1337
Age 22
Rivenhall, Essex, England
1339
1339
Age 24
Rivenhall, Essex, England
1341
1341
Age 26
Rivenhall, Essex, England
1345
1345
Age 30
Rivenhall, Essex, England
1346
1346
Age 31
Rivenhall, Essex, England
1415
1415
Age 100
England
1936
April 3, 1936
Age 100