f) Pdf page 31
h) Leyland, the chaplain to King Henry VIII, in writing about that 'pretty fysher toun where shyppes cum to, cawlid Wyrkenton (written differently Wyrekinton and Wyrkington) refers to the name of a brooklet the Wyre; but Chancellor Ferguson more correctly points to it as the tribal settlement 'ton' or 'tun' of the Weorcingas... - Workington Hall by John F Curwen FRIBA, Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian and & Archaeological Society - Vol XVI, Ed. TWC Ferguson, Kendal, 1900, page 12 and 28.
i) ...in the late twelfth century, when Thomas de Wyrkington married Amabilis, the daughter and heiress of Thomas de Culwen... Thomas of Wyrkington could trace his descent on his father’s side to King Ethelred II, King of England, through Ethelred’s marriage to Emma of Normandy, and on his mother’s side, through Gospatric Earl of Northumbria, to Malcolm II, King of Scotland. - Workington Hall Conservation Plan for Allerdale Borough Council (2006) page 10 - A 79 page document (pdf) containing an illustrated history and present status of Workington Hall. Prepared by Lloyd Evans Prichard Limited (Chartered Architects) and The Architectural History Practice Limited