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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 ...

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.

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 Harington | English author | Britannica.com


Jul 20, 1998 ... Sir John Harington, (born 1561—died Nov. 20, 1612, Kelston, Somerset, Eng.), English Elizabethan courtier, translator, author, and wit who ...

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  ...

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.

John Harington Facts


Sir John Harington (1560-1612) was an ambitious courtier who spent much of his life seeking favor at Queen Elizabeth's Court. He relied on his sharp wit and ...

John HARRINGTON (Sir Knight) - Tudor Place


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