(d.1671) Eastland merchant, navy contractor and member of the Mercers' Company; younger brother of James Harrington, author of Oceana. He lived in Mark Lane (St.Olave's parish) in a house taxed on 11 hearths.
30 Oct 2016, 10:28 p.m. - Terry Foreman
James Harrington (3 January 1611 – 11 September 1677), older brother of William Harrington, was an English political theorist of classical republicanism, best known for his controversial work, The Commonwealth of Oceana (1656), an exposition on an ideal constitution, designed to facilitate the development of a utopian republic. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Harrington_(author)
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.