The HaringtonBaronetcy, of Ridlington in the County of Rutland, is a title in the Baronetage of England. Baronetage of England (1611-1705 King James I erected the hereditary Order of Baronets in England on 22 May 1611 for the settlement of Ireland It was created on 29 June 1611 for James Harington. Events 512 - A Solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. He was a descendant of John Harington, one of the Barons summoned to Parliament by Edward II. For the play see Edward II (play. For the film see Edward II (film. James's elder brother was John Harington, 1st Baron Harington of Exton (see the Baron Harington of Exton for further history of this branch of the family). For the nobleman with the same name see John Harington Sir John Harington (1539 – 1613 was the first Baron Harington Baron Harington of Exton was a title in the Peerage of England. The second Baronet was a Royalist. The third Baronet was a Major-General in the Parliamentarian Army during the Civil War and one of the judges appointed to try Charles I, although he refused to sit. Major General or Major-General is a Military rank used in many countries The English Civil War (1642-1651 was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists. Charles I, (19 November 1600 &ndash 30 January 1649 was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution. He was nonetheless excepted from the Indemnity and Oblivion Act and his title was forfeited for life in 1661. The Indemnity and Oblivion Act is an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Cha The ninth and twelfth Baronets were both judges.
Three other members of the family may also be mentioned. Sir Charles Robert Harington (1897-1972), son of Reverend Charles Harington, second son of the eleventh Baronet, was Professor of Chemical Pathology at the University of London and Director of the National Institute for Medical Research. The University of London is a university based primarily in London, England, UK. John Harington (1873-1943), fifth son of the eleventh Baronet, was a Brigadier-General in the British Army. Brigadier General is the lowest ranking General Officer in some countries usually sitting between the ranks of Colonel and Major General. The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. David Gawen Champernowne (1912-2000), great-grandson of Arthur Champernowne (who assumed the surname of Champernowne in 1774), son of Reverend Richard Harington, second son of the sixth Baronet, was Professor of Statistics at the University of Oxford from 1948 to 1959 and Professor of Economics and Statistics at the University of Cambridge from 1970 to 1978. The University of Oxford (informally "Oxford University" or simply "Oxford" located in the city of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England is the The University of Cambridge (often Cambridge University) located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the
Harington Baronets, of Ridlington (1611)
- Sir James Harrington, 1st Baronet (1542-1614)
- Sir Edward Harrington, 2nd Baronet (d 1653)
- Sir James Harington, 3rd Baronet (1607-1680) (baronetcy forfeited for life 1661)
- Sir Edmund Harington, 4th Baronet (c. Sir James Harrington 3rd Baronet of Ridlington ( 30 December 1607 &ndash1680 was an English Member of Parliament for Rutland (1646-53 and 1635-1708) 
- Sir Edward Harington, 5th Baronet (1639-1716)
- Sir James Harington, 6th Baronet (d. 1782)
- Sir James Harington, 7th Baronet (1726-1793)
- Sir John Edward Harington, 8th Baronet (1760-1831)
- Sir James Harington, 9th Baronet (1788-1835)
- Sir John Edward Harington, 10th Baronet (1821-1877)
- Sir Richard Harington, 11th Baronet (1835-1911)
- Sir Richard Harington, 12th Baronet (3 March 1861-1 February 1931). Events 1284 - Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England 1575 - Indian Year 1861 ( MDCCCLXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Harington was the eldest son of Sir Richard Harington, 11th Baronet, and was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. Eton College, or just Eton, is a world-famous British Independent school for boys founded in 1440 by King Henry VI. Not to be confused with Christchurch, a city in New Zealand. Christ Church (Ædes Christi the temple or house of Christ and thus sometimes known as Called to The Bar in 1886, he practised on the Oxford Circuit prior to taking up appointment as a Puisne Judge in the High Court of Justice at Fort William in Bengal in 1899, where he served in a similar capacity until returning home in 1913 — and qualified for his Delhi Durbar Medals. A bar association is a Professional body of Lawyers Some bar associations are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession in their Jurisdiction For the TV programme see Crown Court (TV series. The Crown Court of England and Wales is together with the High Court of Justice Puisne (from Old French puisne, modern puîné, later born inferior Lat Fort William is a Fort built in Calcutta on the Eastern banks of the river Hooghly, the major distributary of river Ganges during the Etymology and ethnology The exact origin of the word Bangla or Bengal is unknown though it is believed to be derived from the Dravidian-speaking tribe Bang He had, meanwhile, served in the London Brigade of the Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers 1880-91, and held command of the Artillery Company of the Calcutta Port Defence Volunteers 1900–09, experience that no doubt prompted him to volunteer for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on the outbreak of World War I in 1914, aged 53 years. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All He subsequently attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the Anti-Aircraft Corps, in which capacity he served until 1916. Chief Petty Officer is a non-commissioned officer or equivalent in many naval services and coast guards. A onetime Justice of the Peace and D. A Justice of the Peace ( JP) is a Puisne Judicial officer appointed by means of a commission to keep the peace L. for Herefordshire, he was appointed High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1918 and died in February 1931, having succeeded to his father's title back in 1911. Constitution Herefordshire was reconstituted both as a new Non-metropolitan district (effective 19th July 1996 and as a new County comprising the area of the The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown
- Sir Richard Dundas Harington, 13th Baronet (1900-1981)
- Sir Nicholas John Harington, 14th Baronet (b. 1942)
- ^ John Tapin writes that in most existing 1600s contemporary records the spelling of the name was with a double 'r', however that it should be noted that the single 'r' is used in some instances, and this is the way the family spells their name today.
- ^ a b John Taplin References
- ^ Sir James HARRINGTON of Exton, Knight
- ^ a b James Harrington of Ridlington
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j Families covered: Harington (Harrington) of Exton, Harington of Ridlington
- ^ Cadaver Tombs: Church of St James the Great, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire (alternative site)
- ^ Battle of Cropredy Bridge
- Ian Grimble's The Harington Family published by Jonathan Cape, London 1957
- John Taplin Shakespeare's Granddaughter and the Bagleys of Dudley published by the Black Country Society June 2005 (Originally published in 38/4, 39/1 and 39/2 of The Blackcountryman).
- Leigh Rayment's Baronetage Page. Baronetage: Hacking to Harmsworth. This reference includes some of the dates and is the sole reference for Baronet 10 to 13. It is also the ref for 14, confirmed by The Official Roll of the Baronets.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
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