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Harington, Henry

Gordon Goodwin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Harington, Henry (1727–1816), composer and physician, was born at Kelston, Somerset, on 29 September 1727, the son of Henry Harington and his wife, Mary Backwell. He was descended from Henry VIII's treasurer of the army, Sir John Harington (d. 1553). He matriculated at the ...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health ; Composition

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