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Harington of Exton, Baron (E, 1603 - 1614)


Creation: 21 Jul 1603


Extinct: 27 Feb 1613/14


Family name: Harington




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John [Harington], 1st Baron Harington of Exton

1st son and heir of Sir James Harington, of Exton, co. Rutland, by his wife Lucy Sidney, 5th dau. of Sir William Sidney, of Penshurst, co. Kent




before 6 Mar 1580/1 Anne Kelway (d. 25 May 1620; bur. at Exton, co. Rutland), dau. and hrss. of Robert Kelway, of Minster Lovel, co. Oxford, Surveyor of the Court of Wards and Liveries, by his second wife Cecily Bulstrode, dau. of Edward Bulstrode, of Braelborough, co. Bedford


1. Hon John Harington, later 2nd Baron Harington of Exton

1. Hon Lucy Harington (dsp. 26 May 1627; bur. at Exton, co. Rutland), mar. 12 Dec 1594 Edward [Russell], 3rd Earl of Bedford

2. Hon Frances Harington (bapt. 12 Dec 1594; d. 1615), mar. as his first wife Sir Robert Chichester, of Raleigh, co. Devon (b. c. 1577; d. 24 Apr 1624), and had issue


23 Oct 1613 (bur. at Exton, co. Rutland)


21 Jul 1603 Baron Harington of Exton, of Exton in the County of Rutland

suc. by



knighted 1583/4; Member of Parliament for Rutland 1571, 1593, 1597-98 and 1601, and for Warwickshire 1586-88; High Sheriff of Rutland 1594-95, 1598-99 and 1602-03; entertained King James I & VI at Burley-on-the-Hull, co. Rutland, on his progress from Scotland 1603; had charge of the Princess Elizabeth from 1603 to 1608, and head of her household from 1608 until her marriage in 1613; Recorder of Coventry 1611-13


John [Harington], 2nd Baron Harington of Exton


3 May 1592


27 Feb 1613/14 (bur. at Exton, co. Rutland)


Knight of the Bath 1604/5


On the death of the 2nd Baron Harington of Exton the Barony of Harington of Exton became extinct.


First written 8 Mar 2014



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