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Ranulf de Darce Sheriff of Cumberland & York
(Abt 1246-1286)
Sir Benedict Gernet Knight
Sir William de Darce Knight
Joane de Gernet
Joan Darce


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Sir John de Harington Knight

Joan Darce

  • Born: Darce, Cumberland, England
  • Marriage: Sir John de Harington Knight 141,160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 34:31, knighted 22 May 1306; 1st lord of Harington; M.P. 1326-47, married Joan (probably Darce). Sir John held the manors of Aldingham, Thurnham and Ulverston in co. Lancaster, Witherslack and Hutton Roof in Westmorland and Austwick and Harington in Cumberland. 160

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 141
Lancs. Final Conc. (Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire), vol.ii, Joan probably was a Dacre. Her husband's gardian had been a Dacre, and the Dacre arms were on the Harington tomb. There is a drawing of the tomb made in 1646 by Daniel King in Dodsworth's MSS, lxxxviii, fo. 20, and from the character of the armour, it is probable that he and his wife are represented by the figures on the Harington. [Cumb. and Westmorland Arch. Soc. Trans. vo.v. p.109]

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Harringdon), Vol. VI, p. 314

Joan married Sir John de Harington Knight, son of Robert de Harington and Agnes de Cancefield Lady of Aldingham 122.,160 (Sir John de Harington Knight was born about 1281 in Aldingham, Lancashire, England,186,721 died on 2 Jul 1347 in Lancashire, England 141,160,721 and was buried in 1347 in Cartmel Church, Lancashire, England 141,721.)

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