Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Son for Kit Harington and Rose Leslie

 _. Rose Leslie, actress wife of actor Kit Harington, has given birth to their first child, a son.

The couple, who married 23 June, 2018, starred together in the Game of Thrones series.

Christopher Catesby (Kit) Harington (born 1986), scion of the Harington baronets, is the younger son of Sir David Richard Harington, 15th Baronet (born 1944), by his wife the former Deborah Jane Catesby.

Rose Leslie, is the former Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie (b 1987), daughter of Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie, 14th of Warthill, by his wife the former Candida Mary Sibyl Weld, scion of that landed family.

Both Kit and Rose have royal ancestry, and both are descended from the Merrie Monarch, Charles II. Kit descends from King Charles II and Louise de Penancoet de la Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, and Rose descends from the monarch and his mistress Barbara Villiers. 

Rose is descended from Charles II and his mistress Barbara Palmer, Duchess of Cleveland, via their illegitimate daughter, Charlotte Lee, Countess of Lichfield.

Kit's Royal line of descent:-

Charles II-->Charles Lennox 1st Duke of Richmond-->Lady Anne Lennox-->Lady Caroline Keppel-->Elizabeth Adair -->Frances Barrington-->Hon Henry Legge-->Lois Legge-->Lavender Denny-->Sir David Harington-->Kit Harington

Rose's Royal line:-

Charles II-->Charlotte Lee, Countess of Lichfield-->George, 2nd Earl of Lichfield-->Lady Anne Lee-->Thomas Clifford-->Laura Maria Mary Clifford-->Filumena March Phillipps de Lisle-->Humphrey Weld-->Humphrey Joseph Giles Weld-->Candida Weld-->Rose Leslie


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