Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I66650
  • Name: William Harrington 1
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Petergate, York
  • LVG: 1536
  • Occupation: Alderman of York
  • Note:

    Guy Fawke's great grandfather William Harrington was a wealthy merchant and alderman of the City of York. In 1501 he held the office of keeper of the manor of Bishopthorpe. He lived in Petergate and bequeathed one of his Stonegate properties to his son-in-law, William Fawkes, Guy's grandfather.
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    William Harrington, grocer, was admitted to the freedom of the city in 1500.
    The register of the Guild of Corpus Christi in the city of York? - Page 168
    Guild of Corpus Christi (York : England), Robert H. Skaife - History - 1872 - 362 pages
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    Merchant, sheriff, and Lord Mayor (1531-6).
  • _UID: D36893C64934499FA87052F59F42C5E3E12D
  • Change Date: 1 OCT 2010



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Jane Harrington
      2. Has Children Ellen Harrington

      Sources:
      1. Type: Book
        Periodical: House of Commons, 1509-1558
        Author: Stanley Thomas Bindoff
        Publication: The History of Parliament Trust by Secker & Warburg
        Date: 1982
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