Sir John Harington

Standard Name: Harington, Sir John


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Cultural formation Edith Lyttelton
EL 's ancestors were Scottish; they hailed from Midlothian. They claimed kinship with David Balfour, the hero of Robert Louis Stevenson 's Kidnapped, and Sir John Harington , the Elizabethan inventor of the water closet.
Oliver Lyttelton, first Viscount Chandos,. The Memoirs of Lord Chandos. Bodley Head, 1962.
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Hester Pulter
LHP 's elder sister Margaret (later, by marriage, Margaret Hobson ) had the distinction of being the recipient or dedicatee of Milton 's sonnet in praise of her father.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Another sister, Dionysia, married the son...
Literary responses Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke
The fact that Mary Sidney did not print the psalms, as she did her brother's poems, says something about her attitudes both to print and to her own ranked and gendered identity as an author...


Early August 1591
Sir John Harington 's translation of Ariosto 's heroicromanceOrlando Furioso (which means something like Roland Run Mad) was published.