Sir Sapcote Harrington

Memorial to Sir Sapcote Harrington, Rand church
Sir Sapcote Harrington, 1630. He and his wife are represented kneeling at a desk with three daughters and two sons beneath them.

Memorial to Sir Sapcote Harrington, Rand church.

Son of Sir James Harrington and Frances Sapcote, he married twice, firstly Jane Samwell, secondly Jane Woodward, and he had 3 daughters and 2 sons. He died in 1630.

The church at Rand is dedicated to St Oswald and has been standing in remote fields since the early 14th century. The present building is of grey stone, with a slated roof. It has a broad west tower that was built in the 15th century.

Dame Joan memorial

“Here under lies the body of Dame Jane, daughter of Sir William Samwell Knight, & late wife to Sir Sapcotes Harington of Milton Knight, by whom he had issue 2 sons & 3 daughters, viz James, William, Jane, Anne & Elizabeth. Which Lady died March 30, 1619″

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