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Friday, June 18, 2010

Sir Nicholas de Harrington & Isabel English

1477482. Sir Nicholas de Harrington & 1477483. Isabel English

1344, Isabel born in England, heir & d/o 2954966. Sir William le English.

1345, Nicholas born in England, 2nd s/o 2954964. Sir John de Harrington & 2954965. Katherine Banastre.

By 1359, Sir John Haryngton and his 2 eldest sons left the wardship of the Haryngton estates to Sir James Pykeryng as feudal overlord.

8/1/1359, Nicholas’ father died, his older brother Robert the heir.

2/1361, Nicholas’ brother Robert died, his older brother Thomas the heir.

8/1361, Nicholas’ brother Thomas died.

6/1/1361, IPM of John de Harynton of Farleton, knight, and Thomas de Harynton. Westmorland: … Nicholas de Harynton, son of the said John, aged 16 years, is his heir. … After the death of John and Katharine Robert, … death in parts beyond seas … is … also of Robert de Harynton … his death without heirs of his body … the death of Thomas de Harynton, who died on Monday before the Assumption, 35 Edward III, in parts beyond … Nicholas de Harynton … is heir of John, Katharine and Thomas. (S) CIsPM.

Aft. 1361, Sir James Pykerying requested and received from Edward III the custody of the next heir, Nicholas Haryngton, previously in the custody of John of Gaunt.

1362, IPM of John de Haryngton of Farleton. …, held at his death the hamlet of Farleton in Kendale of Sir Ralph de Bethome by homage and fealty … jointly with his wife Katherine, deceased, … Nicholas son of the said John and Katherine is the next heir, aged 16 years. (S) CIsPM.

1362, Sir William de Ferrers made a claim was against Nicholas son of John de Harrington for a moiety of Bolton. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V5, 1911, Great Bolton. [Many previous claims by the Ferrers against his parents and grandparents.]

7/1363, Sir John Haryngton died 8/1/1360, Katherine died a week later, … Robert, their son and heir, of full age, entered the premises and had possession … After his death in parts beyond seas in 1362, without heirs of his body, Henry late duke of Lancaster and James de Pikering, knight, had possession until the death of the duke of Lancaster ; on whose death … and James de Pykering had and still has possession of the bailiwick. Nicholas de Harynton, son of John and Katharine, aged 16 years and more, is heir of the same John and Katharine, and also of Robert de Harynton, of the premises in Burghton and Bolton. (S) CIsPM.

11/7/1364, Writ of certiorari to the escheator …  lands &c. in Wynmerley late of Thomas de Haveryngton, knight, who held of the king … Thomas de Haryngton held no lands … but John de Haryngton of Farleton, who died … held … of the king in chief, as of the manor of Wyresdale … taken into the king’s hand by William de Nessefeld, escheator, by reason of the minority of Nicholas son and heir of the same John … Nicholas is … brother and heir of the said Thomas de Haryngton.

12/27/1365, Nicholas son and heir of John de Haveryngton of Farleton proved his age. (S) CCRs.

10/1367, Nicholas given approval to leave England with a servant and 10 marks.

1/28/1368, Nicholas son of John de Haveryngton, going beyond seas by the king’s licence, has letters nominating … (S) CPRs. [He left from the port of Dover, and returned by the end of the year.]

4/1369, Nicholas knighted.

Bef. 9/1369, Nicholas married Isabel.

6/1369, Sir James and his former ward Nicholas Harrington arrived at Dublin, Ireland, under the command of Sir William Windsor., Lt. of Ireland.

8/3/1369, Isabel’s father, William Englyssh, knight, died. (S) UKNA. [Most of the estate had been settled on Isabel’s older sister’s son William Restwold. the Cambridgeshire village of Oakington, and houses in Carlisle did revert to Isabel.]

8/13/1369, IPM of William Engyssh, knight. Cambridge: Hokyton. … William Lengleys, the elder, for life, with successive remainders in tail male to William his son and to Juliana his daughter. … William Englissh, knight, and Margaret his wife, and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder to Isabel their daughter and the heirs of her body. William and Margaret died without heir male of their bodies … Isabel wife of Nicholas de Haryngton, knight, aged 22 years and more, is his daughter and heir; and William de Restewald, aged 24 years and more, is son and heir of Juliana above-named. … (S) CIsPM.

5/12/1370, Nicholas son of John de Haveryngton, ‘chivaler’, brother and heir of Thomas de Haveryngton of Farleton, knight, going to Ireland by the king’s licence to stay there in the company of William de Wyndsore, knight, [the king’s lieutenant in Ireland] has letters … (S) CPRs.

1370, Sir William de Ferrers made a final claim was against Nicholas son of John de Harrington for a moiety of Bolton. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V5, 1911, Great Bolton. [Sir William died 1/1371.]

By 3/1372, Nicholas returned to England.

3/1/1373, Commission of oyer … on complaint of Randolf de Dacre that Nicholas de Haveryngton, ‘chivaler,’ … to the number of 300 persons, armed, come to his house at Beaumond, co. Cumberland, broke those houses, … (S) CPRs.

1375, Nicholas de Haveryngton held of Ralph de Bethome the manor of Farleton by homage and fealty and the service of two marks yearly. (S) Farleton, Records of the Barony of Kendale: V2, 1924.

8/1375, Nicholas implicated in the death of Lord Dacre.

5/7/1374, “…the lords of Leylandshire, namely Sir Nicholas of Haryngton, …” (S) UKNA.

1374, Sir Nicholas de Harrington complained that Robert de Rishton had abducted Thomas son and heir of Hugh de Adlington, and he claimed wardship.

5/20/1375, Commission of oyer and terminer to Thomas de Ingelby, …, Nicholas de Haveryngton, … touching the death of … (S) CPRs.

1375, Nicholas de Haveryngton held of Ralph de Bethome the manor of Farleton by homage and fealty and the service of two marks yearly. (S) IPM of Ralph.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

4/1378, A royal commission of inquiry, which included, Sir Nicholas Haryngton, and Lord Clifford, to investigate attempts on Sir James Pykeryng’s life.

1378, Sir Nicholas de Harrington held land in Aldington manor of the Penwortham barony [a third part of a knight’s fee]; and a fourth part of the manor of Shevington.

1379, Nicholas Harrington appointed High Sheriff of Lancaster for 6 years. (S) Hist. of Co. Pal. And Duchy of Lancaster, V4, 1836, P204.

1379, Commission from John of Gaunt to Richard Towneley to hand over Lancaster castle to Sir Nicholas Harrington. (S) Lancashire Records Office.

3/11/1384, Licence … for William de Wyndsore, knight, to enfeoff William de Melton and Nicholas de Haveryngton, knights, …. of his manor of Pouerestoke, co. Dorset … (S) CPRs.

10/1/1386, Nicholas de Haveryngton, knight, attended parliament at Westminster, receiving expenses of 4s each day for 71 days. (S) CCRs. [Total of £26 8s.]

3/21/1387, To John king of Castille and Leon duke of Lancastre, … Order to view divers inquisitions taken at the duke's command before Walter Urswyk knight, Nicholas de Haveryngton knight, John Orewelle serjeant at arms … whereby … Robert de Haveryngton knight and others took a great number of goods and merchandise which were cast ashore out of a ship called ' la Garrak ' of Genoa lost in a storm upon Levyn sand in the said duchy. (S) CCRs.

5/1391, On the death of John Bailey, Sir Nicholas became ward of the heir, Richard Shirburne, who he arranged to marry Agnes Stanley.

1393, Nicholas pardoned for illegal hunting of game in the duchy.

3/21/1394, “… properties in Lancashire -- Witn. …, Sir Nicholas of Haryngton, …” (S) UKNA.

1396, Sir Nicholas held the manor of Shevington.

Isabel died before Nicholas.


Bef. 8/18/1397, Nicholas married 2nd Joan Venables (2954963). [Joan is Nicholas’ daughter Elizabeth’s mother-in-law. Joan’s daughter Margaret married Nicholas’ son Nicholas.]

7/13/1398, Special assize: Henry de Percy earl of Northumberland, … Nicholas de Haryngdon knight, James de Pykeryng knight, John Cokayn … (S) CPRs.

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.

12/11/1399, Covenant between Nicholas de Haveryngton and Thomas de Chernok to end a dispute concerning the possession of and repairs to a ditch between their lands at Chorlegh. (S) UKNA.

1/7/1400 at Terbok, Henry son of Henry of Terbok, to Thomas of the Ryding, … -- Witn: Sir John of Stanley, Sir Nicholas of Haveryngton, Sir Gilbert of Halsale, Henry the Norreye, Nicholas Blundel. (S) UKNA.

3/14/1401, “…Nicholas de Harrington, kt. Premises: A third part of the manor of Claughton in Lonsdale, with appurtenances.” (S) UKNA.

10/1402, Nicholas attended parliament with Sir Richard Houghton.

Bef. 2/8/1404, Nicholas, knt. of Farleton in Melling, Lancanshire died.

2/8/1404, Order to the escheator of the county of York to take into the king’s hands … who held of the king … on the day of his death … Nicholas de Haryhngton, ‘chivaler’; York; Cumberland and Westmoreland. (S) CFRs.

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P770, P643. (S) Farleton, A Hist. of the County of Lancaster: V8, 1914. (S) A Hist. of the County of Lancaster: V6, 1911.

Children of Nicholas and Isabel:

i. William Harrington (369284), born ~1370 in England. 

ii. Sir James Harrington, born ? in England.

1397, James and his father received a pardon for illegal hunting.

11/1401, James retained as an esquire of King Henry IV at £20 yearly.

1403, Sir James captured the Earl of Douglas at the battle of Shrewsbury.

iii. Isabel Harrington (738799), born ~1375 in England. 

iv. Elizabeth Harrington (738741), born ~1386 in England. 

v. Nicholas Haryngton, born ? in England.

Bef. 1397, Nicholas married Margaret Lathom [ancestors of the Harringtons of Huyton.]

11/1401, Nicholas retained as an esquire of King Henry IV at £10 yearly.

vi. John Haryngton, born ? in England.

1418, John died.

7/8/1418, Order to the escheator in the county of Cumberland to cause William de Haryngton, knight, brother and heir of John de Haryngton, ‘chivaler,' to have full seisin of all the lands which the said John held of the king in chief or was seised of in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death, as the king for 5 marks paid in the hanaper has respited his homage and fealty until Christmas next ; saving to Elizabeth late the wife of John her reasonable dower thereof. (S) CFRs.

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