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John Harington (writer) - Wikipedia


Sir John Harington (also spelled Harrington) (baptised 4 August 1560 – 20 November 1612), of Kelston, but baptised in London, was an English courtier, author ...

Sir John Harrington - inventor of the toilet or loo - Historic UK


Sir John Harrington was a poet - an amateur and not very successful one! But his poetry was not why he would be remembered. Something much more 'down to ...

John Harington (inventor) - Wikiquote


Sir John Harington (or Harrington) (August 4, 1561 – November 20, 1612) was a courtier, author, and scientist. He became a prominent member of Queen ...

Sir John Harrington (& the Flush Toilet)


Sir John Harrington is often credited with the creation of the forerunner (or predecessor; it came before...) of today's flush toilet. Written record of this flushing  ...

Sir John Harrington - Sewer


Sir John Harington's New Ajax. (The True Roots of the Modern Day Flush Toilet). With Impetus Provided to John Harington by. Queen Elizabeth, “The Schoole of ...

Sir John Harington - NNDB.com


English writer, born at Kelston, near Bath, in 1561. His father, John Harington, acquired considerable estates by marrying Etheldreda, a natural daughter of King ...

John HARRINGTON (Sir Knight) - Tudor Place


Sir John HARRINGTON, Knight. Born: 1561, Kelston, Somersetshire, England. Died: 20 Nov 1612, Kelston, Somersetshire, England. Father: John ...

The first flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington | Bathtub ...


Jul 2, 2009 ... In 1596, the first flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington. He made one for himself and one for his godmother Queen Elizabeth.

Sir John Harington - Geni


Sep 28, 2016 ... Genealogy for John Harington, Knight (c.1561 - 1612) family tree on Geni, with over 160 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

Sir John Harrington, of Farleton - Geni


Aug 8, 2016 ... Genealogy for John Harrington, of Farleton (c.1300 - 1359) family tree on Geni, with over 160 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

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Death of Sir John Harington | History Today


A witty and erudite figure at the court of Elizabeth I, John Harington is now remembered mainly for two things.

Sir John Harington | English author | Britannica.com


Sir John Harington, (born 1561—died Nov. 20, 1612, Kelston, Somerset, Eng.) English Elizabethan courtier, translator, author, and wit who also invented the ...

No. 846: Harrington's John


Sir John Harington's father had first been married to the illegitimate daughter of King Henry VIII. But Harington was born to his father's second wife. So he missed  ...