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John Harington (writer)


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 ...

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  ...

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 Harington - Geni


May 24, 2016 ... Genealogy for John Harington, Knight (c.1561 - 1612) family tree on Geni, with over 150 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

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.

John HARRINGTON (Sir Knight) - Tudor Place


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

article about Harington - The History of Sanitary Sewers


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 ...

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 ...

Sir John Harrington - PoemHunter.com


Sir John Harrington's biography and life story.John Harington (also spelled Harrington) (4 August 1561 – 20 November 1612), of Kelston, was a courtier, author ...

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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  ...