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Richard Percy (1426 - 1461)

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Sir Richard Percy
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about in Towton, Yorkshire, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Battle of Towton, Towton, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Aug 2011
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British Aristocracy
Richard Percy was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Biography

According to Broad (2016), Richard Percy, was the second youngest son, and an alcoholic. During the Wars of the Roses, he may have fought at Towton, Hedgley Moore and Hexham.

Sources


  • Collins, Arthur, and Egerton Brydges. "Percy, Duke of Northumberland." Collins's Peerage of England Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical. Vol. II. London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, Otridge and Son ... [et Al., 1812. 217-366. Print.


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