Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]Kit Harington and John Harington[/post_page_title]
Jon Snow may have been King in the North, but the actor who portrayed him has some serious aristocratic roots in his real-life family tree. That’s right, Kit Harington has royal roots all over the place. His great-grandfather Richard Harington, for starters, was High Sheriff and 12th Baronet of Herefordshire. His great-uncle Kenneth Harington, meanwhile, was married to Cecilia Bowes-Lyon – better known as Queen Elizabeth’s cousin. Lastly, and hilariously, one of his ancestors is Sir John Harington, a translator and author most famous for… inventing the flush toilet. What would have Daenerys thought?

Kit Harington and John Harington

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