That wasn't the only famous link to his family during the time of the plot. "Lord Harington (on his father's side) was in the Houses of Parliament at the time that Catesby was trying to blow it up ...
Kit Harington's family has connections with royals, traitors, philanthropists and military greats. Much like his Game of Thrones character Jon Snow, Kit Harington's ancestry is littered with noteworthy figures. The actor has even played hi
In the announcement, the claim was made that Kit Harington was a descendant of the real life Robert Catesby through his mother whose maiden name is Catesby. However, although it does appear that he is related to Robert Catesby, it appears that he is actua
Who was Gunpowder’s Robert Catesby? And how is Kit Harington related to him? ... Robert Catesby, who was the subject of family tales for a long time as the true mastermind of the Gunpowder Plot ...
Who was Robert Catesby, how was he involved in the Guy Fawkes gunpowder plot and is Kit Harington a relation? Born into a Catholic family in Warwickshire in 1572, Catesby wanted to return newly ...
The Biography of Kit Harington Christopher Catesby Harington is a British actor, who gained wide popularity after the HBO film adaptation of fantasy saga by George Martin «The Game of Thrones». Many pages in the biography of this English actor
Kit Harington stars as Robert Catesby in Gunpowder (Picture: BBC) One might wonder just why Kit Harington’s new period drama Gunpowder has chosen to focus on the lesser-known story of the brains ...
Kit Harington in Gunpowder. The latest series with Kit Harington was released in October 2017. It is the BBC One three-part miniseries that was originally presented in the U.K. kit plays a young Catholic nobleman Robert Catesby, who recently lost both his
The pair began dating in 2012 and announced ... Gunpowder Plot of 1605 and in which he played Robert Catesby, of whom Harington is a direct descendant. ... to a noble family in Scotland and was ...
Robert Catesby (b. in or after 1572 – 8 November 1605) was the leader of a group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Most probably born in Warwickshire, Catesby was educated in nearby Oxford. His family wer
How Is Kit Harington Related To Robert Catesby? In 'Gunpowder,' The 'Game Of Thrones' Actor Steps Into His Ancestor's Shoes. By Taylor Maple. ... "It’s a part of my family history."
Kit Harington’s ancestors were on opposite sides of the gunpowder plot – and now he’s playing one Kit Harington plays his ancestor Robert Catesby in BBC One drama Gunpowder (Photo: BBC ...
In Gunpowder, Kit Harington plays a Catholic revolutionary named Robert Catesby who will go to any length to end Catholic persecution in England — even if it means taking out the king himself.
Although Liv Tyler and Tom Cullen are also in Gunpowder, Kit Harington is the face of the HBO miniseries. As he stars as Robert Catesby, it makes sense that Harington is the dominating presence in ...
He proposed to his Game Of Thrones co-star last month. Yet Kit Harington's romance with Rose Leslie was put in jeopardy after he performed a graphic April Fool's prank on the actress - in which he ...
He will serve as an executive producer and star as the main character Robert Catesby on Gunpowder. ... Kit Harington talks moving in with girlfriend in Esquire ... Kimberly during family stroll ...
The story that has captivated many is that the real life character that he is playing is a distant relative of his. Bearing in mind that Robert Catesby was aiming to commit regicide by assassinating King James I, it is quite fascinating to see that on the
Harington was born on 26 December 1986 in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and Sir David Harington, 15th Baronet, a businessman. His full name is Christopher Catesby Harington; his mother named him after Christopher Marlowe,
In the BBC drama Catesby he plays his relative Robert Catesby (his mother is a Catesby but Geni doesn't currently show a direct line of descent - he is a 1st cousin, 12 times removed through his father) but he is descended on the paternal line fro
Kit Harington: Why I wanted to play my ancestor in new 'Gunpowder' drama Save Kit Harington as plotter Robert Catesby and Liv Tyler, who plays his cousin Anne Vaux in The Gunpowder Plot