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Henry Percy (1392 - 1455)

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Sir Henry "5th Lord Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, Constable of England Warden of the Marches of Scotland" Percy
Born in Warkworth, Northumberland, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Berwick, Northumberland, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
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Magna Carta Surety Pedigree

John FitzRobert MCS is the father of
Roger FitzJohn of Clavering is the father of
Robert FitzRoger of Clavering is the father of
Eupheme (Clavering) Neville is the mother of
Ralph de Neville is the father for
Margaret (Neville) Percy is the mother of
Sir Henry Percy KG is the father of
Sir Henry Percy KG

Henry Percy was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.


Biography

Father Sir Henry 'Harry Hotspur' Percy, Justice of Chester, North Wales, & Flintshire[1] b. 20 May 1364, d. 21 Jul 1403

Mother Elizabeth Mortimer[2]


Sir Henry Percy, 5th Lord Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, Constable of England Warden of the Marches of Scotland.

He was born on 3 February 1393 at of Warkworth, Northumberland, England; Age 22 in 1417.[3]

He married Eleanor Neville, daughter of Sir Ralph Neville, 1st Earl Westmoreland, 4th Baron Neville and Joan Beaufort, between 28 February 1416 and 18 March 1416 at Berwick, Northumberland, England.[4]

They had 9 sons (Sir Henry, 6th Earl of Northumberland, 6th Lord Percy; William, Bishop of Carlisle; Sir Richard; George, Rector of Rothbury; John; Sir Thomas, Lord Egremont; Sir Ralph; John; & Henry) and 3 daughters (Joan; Katherine, wife of Sir Edmund, 4th Lord Grey of Ruthin & 1st Earl of Kent; & Anne, wife of Sir Thomas Hungerford, of Sir Laurence Raynesford, & of Sir Hugh Vaughan).[5]

Sir Henry Percy, 5th Lord Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, Constable of England died on 22 May 1455 at 1st Battle of St. Albans, St. Albans, at age 62; Buried in the Lady Chapel, St. Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire.[6]

Family

  • Eleanor Neville b. 1398, d. c 1473

Children

  1. Sir Ralph Percy, Seneschal at Alnwick d. 25 Apr 1464
  2. Eleanor Percy
  3. Sir Henry Percy, 3rd Earl Northumberland, 6th Lord Percy[7] b. 25 Jul 1421, d. 29 Mar 1461
  4. Sir Thomas Percy, 1st Baron Egremont b. 29 Nov 1422, d. 10 Jul 1460
  5. Katherine Percy[8]b. 28 May 1423, d. bt 2 May 1493 - 17 Oct 1493
  6. Sir Richard Percy b. c 1427, d. 29 Mar 1461
  7. Anne Percy[9] b. c 1440, d. 5 Jul 1522

Research Notes

Henry de Percy, Knt., 2nd Earl of Northumberland[10][11]

b. 03 Feb 1393[10]
d. 22 May 1455[10] First Battle of St. Albans[12] Hertffordshire.[13]
bur. St Albans Cathedral[10][14]

War of the Roses: The Beginning

Hotspur's son tried to defend the Lancastrian cause,[10] but Warwick and his retainers were just too strong. Along with Sommerset, Dorset, Stafford and Clifford, Percy got killed at the first Battle of Saint Albans.[12]

Marriage

m. Eleanor Neville[10]

Pedigree provided by Bob Kenistion of the Magna Carta Project[15]

Sources

  1. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 577-578.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 341-342
  3. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 343-344.
  4. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 578-579.
  5. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. II, p. 455.
  6. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 343-344.
  7. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 356.
  8. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 130-131.
  9. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 354-355.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 Wikipedia:Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland
  11. Collins & Brydges, 1812
  12. 12.0 12.1 "The Wars of the Roses: First Battle of St. Albans." Richard III Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2014.
  13. Wikipedia:First Battle of St Albans
  14. Wikipedia:St Albans Cathedral
  15. Weis, 1999; Lewis, n.d.


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