~1275, John de Harynton born in England, s/o 11819856. Sir Robert de Haverington & 11819857. Agnes de Cancefield.
~1285, Juliana born in England, d/o §Richard Byrlyngham.
1291, John a minor.
1297, John de Harrington, Lord of Aldingham and Muchland began the construction of what is now the south-west tower and part of the west wall ending with another tower of Gleaston castle.
11/12/1302, Mandate to … John de Haveryngton and others of the commonalty of the franchise of the bishopric of Durham which is now in the king’s hands … (S) CPRs.
4/1304, King Edward started the 90-day siege of Stirling castle. King Edward first used the Warwolf siege engine, the largest trebuchet ever constructed, in a successful siege.
1304, John knighted.
1305, John, knight banneret, in the service of King Edward I in Scotland. [William Wallace (Braveheart), captured in Glascow.]
1306, Farleton manor in dispute John son of Robert de Harrington and John son of Walter de Cansfield. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V8, 1914, Farleton. [The manor was eventually granted to a younger son, i.e. John.]
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1308, John 1st summoned to parliament.
3/16/1310, King Edward agreed “of his free will” [historically known to be “under duress”] to the formation of the Lords Ordainer, a group of 8 earls 11 bishops, and 13 barons, during the period of their authority, lasting 1 year from 29 September 1310. The Ordainers were to have full powers to reform the states both of the kingdom and of the king's household. (S) Parliament Rolls, 2005, Edward II.
6/19/1312, Piers Gaveston, sometime Earl of Cornwall, King Edward’s favorite, was executed at Blacklow Hill, Warwickshire, by the earls of Lancaster, Hereford and Arundel. [Piers, apparently a good soldier and administrator, would be replaced by “favorites” who were vicious and power seekers – the law of unintended consequences. 7 Earls would be executed in a short 18 year span – the last English earl having been executed 236 years before.]
10/16/1313, Pardon to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, and his adherents, followers, and confederates, … whether on account of the capture, dentention, or death of Peter de Gavaston … John de Haveryngton. (S) CPRs.
11/2/1315, “… John de Harington (Harrington), justice; …” (S) UKNA.
4/1315, Due to a famine in England caused by year-long rains and flooding, King Edward ordered the regulation of food prices. [The regulations were suspended in the parliament of 1316.]
11/4/1315, John led forces against Sir Adam Banastre (5909930), at Preston, Lancashire, who were in revolt against the Earl of Lancaster. [Adam, father of his future daughter-in-law, captured and beheaded by the Earl.]
11/24/1316, Mandate to John de Haverington and others to raise and equip soldiers, men-at-arms, and archers within the duchy, … (S) House of Commons Papers, V33, 1871, P347.
11/1/1318, Pardoned for any outlawry as an adherent of Thomas, earl of Lancaster … John de Haveryngton. (S) CPRs.
2/3/1321, John de Haveryngton a witness to a deed of Thomas, earl of Lancaster at the castle of Pountfreyt. (S) CPRs.
6/12/1324, Commission of oyer and terminer to Ranulf de Dacre, John de Haveryngton and Adam de Skelton touching trespasses committed in the county of Cumberland … (S) CPRs.
1325, The building of the present day castle at Aldingham was started by John. The building work was completed in ~1340. The castle was inhabited by the de Harrington family for 118 years.
1325-47, John summoned to parliament.
6/2/1327, Commission of the peace … to John de Haveryngton, Thomas de Lathum, … for the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.
Aft. 1328, John de Haverington heir to his brother Michael of the manor of Witherslack. (S) Barony of Kendale, V2, 1924.
3/21/1332, Appointment … as keepers of the county … to arrest all disturbers of the king’s peace … John de Haveryngton for the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.
12/12/1332, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Haveryngton, the elder … (S) CPRs.
2/3/1333, John de Haveryngton, the elder, appointed in the county of Lancaster to callout and make ready for the field all men between 16 and 60 years of age; on information that the Scots are preparing a very large fleet for an invasion of the borders. (S) CPRs, CCRs.
3/7/1333, Order to John de Haveryngton the elder and Edmund de Nevill in co. Lancaster to array 500 archers and 200 hobelers. (S) CCRs. [John was then ordered to Cumberland where the Scots had invaded, serving under Robert de Clifford and Anthony de Lucy.]
7/19/1333, Robert de Clifford at the Battle of Halidon Hill, a small rise of 600 ft. 2 miles to the north-west of Berwick, Northumberland. Scots under Sir Archibald Douglas defeated by forces of Edward III.
5/29/1334 at York, John de Haveryngton, the elder, plaintiff, and John de Haveryngton, parson of the church of Aldyngham, and Robert de Rotyngton, deforciants of the manor of Alinthwayt. (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Pt2, 1902, no.60. [To John for his life, … to Thomas, son of the said John, the elder, … to remain to Michael, brother of the said Thomas, … to remain to John, brother of the said Michael, and the heirs of his body.]
7/30/1335, Exemption for life of John de Haveryngton from being put on assizes, juries, … against his will. (S) CPRs.
1336, “… Request for relief in the attack made on the petitioner by Harrington and others, at Whissendine, when they wounded the petitioner's son and servants; … John de Haryngton (Harrington); Walter de Haryngton (Harrington); William de Haryngton (Harrington); Richard de Haryngton (Harrington); …” (S) UKNA.
Bef. 1336, Juliana died.
1336, John settled the manor of Thirnum, Lancaster, on his sons in male tail. (S) IPM of John.
10/6/1338, IPM of Annora, late the wife of John de Lancaster. Westmoreland: … Witherslak … by the grant of John de Cauntefeld, with remainders to Roger de Lancastre for his life, and to Michael son of Robert de Haveryngton and his heirs for ever, by fine levied in the king’s court. The said Roger died 10 years ago, and the said Michael son of Robert died 9 years ago. John de Haveryngton, knight, brother of the said Michael, is his next heir … (S) CIsPM.
1341, John had a license to make a park within the manor of Aldingham.
11/1344 at London, Release by Nicholas de Swyburne … Witnesses : … John de Haveryngton, … (S) CCRs.
3/10/1347, Commission to John de Haryngton, appointing him to act with the sheriff of Rutland to make a search concerning the import and export of money. (S) CFRs.
7/2/1347, John of Aldingham, Cancefield and Farleton, Lancashire, died.
7/20/1347, IPM of John de Haveryngton of Aldyngham. Westmoreland: Wytherslak. The manor, held for his life … with successive remainders to Michael, son of the said John, … Thomas and John his brothers … respectively, and to the right heirs of the said John de Haveryngton of Aldyngham … Hotonroef. The manor … John son of Robert de Haveryngton, knight, aged 19 years and more, is the said John’s heir. … Lancaster: Thirnum. The manor, held for his life … with successive remainders to John son of Robert de Haveryngton, and the heirs male of his body, to Robert brother of the said John son of Robert, John son of the said John de Haveryngton, Thomas brother of the said John son of John, Michael brother of the said Thomas, … Ulvereston. A moiety of the manor, held for his life … Aldyngham. The manor held for his life … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Gensis of the White Family, White, 1920, P93. (S) The Hist. & Antiq’s of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, Nicolson, P153. (S) Rcds. Relating to the Barony of Kendal, V2, 1924, Farleton.
· There is an early contemporary John de Haryngton, knight, prominent in Lincolnshire and Rutland.
Children of John and Juliana:
i. Robert de Harrington, born ~1305 in England. [Heir]
Robert married Elizabeth de Multon.
1334, Robert died, his heir his son John (b.1327). John’s heir his son Robert (b.3/28/1356).
Elizabeth married 2nd Walter de Bermyngeham. (S) IPM of Walter de Bermyngeham, 9/16/1260.
ii. Michael de Harrington, born ? in England.
9/9/1347, Order to take the fealty of Michael son of John de Haveryngton of Aldyngham for the manor of Wytherslak co. Westmoreland. (S) CCRs.
iii. Thomas de Harrington, born ? in England.
iv. John de Haryngton (2954964), born ~1310 in England.