Biography of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford
In 1580 Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford was born to John Harrington 1st Baron Harington and Anne Keilway Baroness Harington.
On 12 Dec 1594 Edward Russell 3rd Earl Bedford and Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford were married. Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford by marriage Countess Bedford (3C 1551). She bought an enormous dowry of £10000 and the estate of Minster Lovell.
Masque of Blackness
On 06 Jan 1605, Twelfth Night, the Ben Johnson Masque of Blackness was performed at the Banqueting House. The performers included:
The performers included:
Anne of Denmark Queen Consort Scotland, England and Ireland
Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford
Elizabeth Vere Countess Derby
Penelope Devereux Countess Devonshire
Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk
Katherine Carey 1st Countess Nottingham
Elizabeth Howard 1st Countess Banbury
Susan Vere Countess Montgomery
Around 1606 John Critz. Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford.
Around 1615 William Larkin. Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford.
In 1627 Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford died.
Before 07 Dec 1680 Peter Lely. Portrait of Lucy Harrington Countess Bedford.
Paternal Family Tree: Harrington
Father: John Harrington 1st Baron Harington
GrandFather: James Harrington
Great GrandFather: John Alexander Harrington
Great x 2 GrandFather: John Harrington
Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Harrington
GrandMother: Lucy Sidney
Great GrandFather: William Sidney
Great x 2 GrandFather: Nicholas Sidney
Great x 3 GrandFather: William IV Sidney
Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Brandon
Great x 3 GrandFather: William Brandon
Great GrandMother: Anne Pakenham
Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Pakenham
Mother: Anne Keilway Baroness Harington
GrandFather: Robert Keilway
GrandMother: Cecily Bulstrode