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Thomas Harrington

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably Hornby Castle, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: died from wounds in the Battle of Wakefield
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Harrington, of Hornby and Margaret Harrington
Husband of Elizabeth Harrington
Father of Margaret Curzon (Harrington); Sir Robert Harington; Joan Harrington; Sir John Harington; Katherine Harrington and 3 others
Brother of John Harrington; Isabel Kathrine Harrington; Margaret Harrington; Dame Agnes Radcliffe and Ellen Catherine Molineux

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About Sir Thomas Harrington, Kt.

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/kendale-barony/vol2/pp266-273

Name:

Thomas Harrington

Born:

C 1400

Died:

1460 Slain at Wakefiedl

Wife:

Elizabeth Dacre


Elizabeth de Dacre (1408) (5) William de Dacre (c1220) (6) Ranulph de Dacre (a1246) (7) William de Dacre (1265) (8) Edmund de Dacre (c1290) (9) Thomas de Dacre (c1320) (10) Thomas de Dacre II (c1350)

She married Thomas Harrington, of Hornby and Brierly, Knight, in 1433 in Aldingham, Lincolnshire and carried Heysham manor to that family. Note that (8) Joan de Dacre, the daughter of Sir William de Dacre and Joan Gernet married John de Harrington.

Thomas Harrington was born in 1400 at Hornby Castle, Lancashire, the son of Sir William Harrington [this was not William 5th Lord Harington] and Margaret Neville, who was herself the daughter of Sir Robet de Neville of Hornby, Sheriff of Yorkshire, and Margaret de la Pole. Thomas and his eldest son, Sir John, were Yorkists and fought at the battle of 1st St. Albans and were killed at the battle of Wakefield on 30 December 1460 during the War of the Roses. Sir Thomas' head was placed on a spike in York in warning to other rebels. Elizabeth Dacre Harrington died on 8 April 1485.

Source: http://shissem.com/Hissem_Dacre.html


Sir Thomas Harrington, Sheriff of Yorkshire1,2,3,4

M, #48295, b. circa 1400, d. 31 December 1460

Father Sir William Harington5 d. 15 Feb 1440

Mother Margaret Neville5 b. c 1365, d. 1450

    Sir Thomas Harrington, Sheriff of Yorkshire was born circa 1400 at of Hornby & Farleton, Lancashire, England; Age 40 in 1440.1,4 He married Elizabeth Dacre, daughter of Thomas Dacre and Jane Banastre, circa 13 March 1420; They had 3 sons (Sir John; Sir James; & Sir Robert) & 5 daughters (Margaret; Joan, wife of John Savile; Anne; Katherine; & Agnes).1,2,3,4 Sir Thomas Harrington, Sheriff of Yorkshire died on 31 December 1460 at Battle of Wakefield, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England; Died of wounds sufffer the previous day at the Battle of Wakefield.1,4

Family

Elizabeth Dacre b. c 1405, d. 8 Apr 1485

Children

   Sir James Harington, Sheriff of Yorkshire, Steward of Bradford, Deputy Steward of Pontefract2,3 b. c 1433
   Robert Harrington+6 b. c 1435, d. b 2 Jan 1497
   Alice Harrington+1,7,8 b. c 1438

Citations

   [S11583] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney, p., 409.
   [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 245.
   [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 77-78.
   [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 319.
   [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 318.
   [S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
   [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 462.
   [S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 503.

Source: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1607.htm#i48295

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Sir Thomas Harrington, Kt.'s Timeline

1400
1400
Probably Hornby Castle, Lancashire, England
1425
1425
Age 25
1438
1438
Age 38
Lancashire, England
1438
Age 38
Hornby, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1441
1441
Age 41
1460
December 30, 1460
Age 61
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
1461
1461
Age 60
1463
1463
Age 60
1922
September 11, 1922
Age 60