Biography of William Harrington 1373-1440

Paternal Family Tree: Harrington

Maternal Family Tree: Isabel English

1415 Battle of Agincourt

1418 Siege of Rouen

William Harrington and Margaret Neville were married.

Before 1364 [his father] Nicholas Harrington of Hornby (age 18) and [his mother] Isabel English were married.

Around 1373 William Harrington was born to Nicholas Harrington of Hornby (age 27) and Isabel English at Farleton.

Before Aug 1397 [his father] Nicholas Harrington of Hornby (age 51) and [his step-mother] Joan or Jennet Venables (age 52) were married.

Around 1398 [his daughter] Helen Harrington was born to William Harrington (age 25) and Margaret Neville (age 42).

Around 1400 [his son] Thomas Harrington was born to William Harrington (age 27) and Margaret Neville (age 44).

Before Feb 1404 [his father] Nicholas Harrington of Hornby (age 58) died at Farleton.

In 1406 [his daughter] Isabel Harrington was born to William Harrington (age 33) and Margaret Neville (age 50).

In 1415 [his son-in-law] Richard Molyneux (age 18) and [his daughter] Helen Harrington (age 17) were married.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 King Henry V of England (age 29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. King Henry V of England (age 29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys (age 64) commanded the Rearguard.

Richard de Vere 11th Earl of Oxford (age 30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester (age 25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother King Henry V of England (age 29).

Edward York 2nd Duke of York 1st Duke Albemarle (age 42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, Earl of Rutland and Earl Cork extinct. Richard Plantagenet 3rd Duke York (age 4) inherited his estates including Conisbrough Castle [Map].

John Fortescue (age 35), Dafydd Gam Brecon (age 35) and Edward Burnell (age 44) and Roger Vaughan of Bredwardine (age 38) were killed.

Michael de la Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (age 21) was killed. His brother William "Jackanapes" de la Pole 1st Duke of Suffolk (age 19) succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk.

The English included: Louis Robbessart (age 25), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (age 33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux (age 26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu (age 41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke (age 51), Edward Courtenay (age 30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell (age 12), Thomas Dutton (age 19), Edmund Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers of Chartley (age 29), Roger Fiennes (age 31), Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh (age 57), John Grey (age 28), John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville (age 31), William Harrington (age 42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (age 37), Piers Legh (age 26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche 4th Earl Salisbury (age 27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal 5th Baron Morley (age 22), John Rodney, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope of Bolton (age 22), Robert Strelley (age 18), James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley, 2nd Baron Tuchet (age 17), Robert Umfraville (age 52), Thomas West 2nd Baron West (age 35), Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby (age 30). Thomas Erpingham (age 60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston (age 26) was present. Thomas Strickland (age 48) carried the Banner of St George.

Thomas Tunstall (age 57) was killed.

The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert (age 35), Walter Sais (age 95), Roger Vaughan (age 70) and his son Roger Vaughan (age 5). Owen Tudor (age 15) is believed to have been present as a squire.

The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret (age 46), Philip Valois II Count Nevers (age 26), John of Bar (age 35), Jacques Chatillon (age 48), David Rambures (age 51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures, Hugues Rambures, Philippe Rambures, Waleran Luxemburg (age 60) and Hector de Chartres were killed.

Charles Valois Duke Orléans (age 20) was captured by Richard Waller (age 20) for which he was knighted on the battlefield by King Henry V of England (age 29).

John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon (age 34) and Charles Artois Count Eu (age 21) were captured.

Robert of Bar Count Soissons Count Marle (age 25) was killed. His daughter Jeanne of Bar Countess Soissons succeeded Countess Soissons 1367.

Edward of Bar III Duke of Bar (age 38) was killed. His brother Cardinal Louis of Bar (age 38) succeeded I Duke Bar.

John Valois I Duke Alençon was killed. His son John Valois II Duke Alençon (age 6) succeeded II Duke Alençon.

Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont (age 47) was killed. His son Antoine Count of Vaudémont (age 15) succeeded Count Vaudémont.

Anthony Valois Duke Brabant (age 31) was killed. His son John Valois IV Duke Brabant (age 12) succeeded IV Duke Brabant. Jacqueline Wittelsbach Duchess Brabant and Gloucester (age 14) by marriage Duchess Brabant.

Jean II Le Maingre "Boucicaut" (age 49) was captured.

Georges de La Trémoille (age 33) was captured.

In 1416 William Harrington (age 43) was appointed 123rd Knight of the Garter by King Henry V of England (age 29).

Siege of Rouen

On 29 Jul 1418 the English forces commenced the Siege of Rouen. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby (age 33) fought. John Blount (age 30) died. William Harrington (age 45), the King's Standard Bearer, was wounded.

Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (age 40) fought.

Henry Beaufort 2nd Earl Somerset (age 17) was killed. His brother John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset (age 15) succeeded 3rd Earl Somerset.

In 1419 [his son] Thomas Harrington (age 19) and [his daughter-in-law] Elizabeth Dacre (age 11) were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

On 16 Jun 1422 [his daughter] Helen Harrington (age 24) died.

Before 29 Aug 1429 [his son-in-law] John Boteler of Bewsey (age 27) and [his daughter] Isabel Harrington (age 23) were married.

On 22 Feb 1440 William Harrington (age 67) died at Hornby Castle [Map]. He was buried at Urswick, Cumberland.

Royal Descendants of William Harrington 1373-1440

Queen Consort Camilla Shand x 1

Diana Spencer Princess Wales x 4

Ancestors of William Harrington 1373-1440

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Harrington

Great x 1 Grandfather: John Harrington 1st Baron Harington

Great x 3 Grandfather: Richard Cansfield

Great x 2 Grandmother: Agnes Cansfield

GrandFather: John Harrington of Farleton

Great x 1 Grandmother: Juliana Barlingham

Father: Nicholas Harrington of Hornby

GrandMother: Katherine Banastre

William Harrington

Mother: Isabel English