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Harrington, Jameslocked

  • H. M. Höpfl


Harrington, James (1611–1677), political theorist, was born on 3 January 1611 at Upton, Northamptonshire, the eldest son of Sir Sapcote Harrington of Rand in Lincolnshire (d. 1629) and Jane (d. 1619), daughter of Sir William Samwell (or Samuell) of Upton. His immediate family was a minor branch of the ancient and far-flung ...

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