[ Harington Baronets of Ridlington in Rutland. ] Two Manuscript Pedigrees, one (to 1856) with coats of arms in colours, the other (to 1817) in black ink. With two ALsS from R. H. Beaumont to William Radcliffe, with pedigrees and genealogical notes.

Richard Henry Beaumont of Whitley Hall, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire [ The Harington Baronets of Ridlington in the County of Rutland; William Radcliffe (1770-1828), Rouge-Croix Pursuivant ]
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Both pedigrees on Whatman paper, the coloured one (to 1856) with watermark dated 1848, the other (to 1817) with watermark dated 1817. Beaumont's two letters from Whitley Hall, Yorkshire; 28 January and 15 February 1800.
SKU: 20167

The four items in fair condition, on aged and worn paper, and all four rolled into the one packet. The material derives from the Harington family papers. ONE: Coloured pedigree to 1856, watermark: 'J WHATMAN | TURKEY MILL | 1848'. Roll, roughly 108 x 30 cm., made by attaching several leaves of thick paper together. Thirty-three generations, in a column of thirty-three coloured armorial shields flanked by circles containing the names of the couples connected with each shield (men to the left and women to the right). Tracing the descent of 'Richard Harington Student of Christchurch 1856' from 'Alfred King of England' and 'Ethelswitha daughter of a Mercian Earl'. TWO: Black-ink pedigree, watermark: 'J WHATMAN | 1817'. Roll, roughly 168 x 24 cm., made as Item One. Twenty-nine generations, with individual details placed within circles, tracing 'James Harington Esqr Eldest son born 1788 30th of Septr' (wife: 'Sophia daur of Steer Esqr married April 2nd 1817') from 'Ethelred King of England'. List of places, and quotation from Wright's History of Rutlandshire to left of pedigree. THREE and FOUR: Autograph Letters from 'R: H: Beaumont' of Whitley Hall, Yorkshire, to William Radcliffe of 24 Googe Street, Middlesex Hospital, London. One dated 28 January and 15 February 1800. Both with Beaumont's seal in red wax. Both letters crammed with information on both sides of folio leaves, comprising notes and extensive pedigrees relating to the Harington family.