Lady Dorothy Alington

9 January 1603–September 1643
Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy

When Lady Dorothy Alington was christened on 9 January 1603, in Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sir Giles Alington Knight, was 30 and her mother, Lady Dorithee Cecil, was 25. She married Sir. Thomas Leventhorpe 3rd Baronet on 29 March 1623, in Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in September 1643, in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 40, and was buried in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sir. Thomas Leventhorpe 3rd Baronet
1592–1636
Lady Dorothy Alington
1603–1643
Marriage: 29 March 1623
Joan Leventhorpe
1625–1629
Dorothy Leventhorpe
1628–1629
Bridget Leventhorpe
1627–
John Leventhorpe
1629–1649
Dorothy Leventhorpe
1632–
Joan Leventhorpe
1634–
Sir. Thomas Leventhorpe 4th Baronet
1635–1679

Spouse and Children

    Sir. Thomas Leventhorpe 3rd Baronet

    Male1592–1636Male

    Female1603–1643Female

MARRIAGE
29 March 1623
Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Joan Leventhorpe

    Female1625–1629Female

    Bridget Leventhorpe

    Female1627–Female

    Dorothy Leventhorpe

    Female1628–1629Female

    John Leventhorpe

    Male1629–1649Male

    Dorothy Leventhorpe

    Female1632–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of three places called Arlington: in Devon, Gloucestershire, and East Sussex. Earlier forms of the place names show that each contains a different Old English personal name (respectively, Ælffrith, Ælfrēd, and Eorl(a)) + -ing-, denoting association with, + tūn ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Dorithee Allington in entry for Thomas Leventhorp, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"
  • Dorathie in entry for Bridget Leventhorp, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Dorathy in entry for Joane Leventhorpe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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