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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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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.


  • 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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