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Henry (Percy) de Percy (abt. 1300 - abt. 1352)

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Sir Henry (Henry IV) "2nd Lord Percy of Alnwick" de Percy formerly Percy
Born about in Leaconfield, near Beverley in Humbersidemap
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Husband of — married about [location unknown]
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Died about in Warkworth Castle, Northumberland, England - bur. Alnwick Abbey, Northumberlandmap
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9th and 2nd Baron of Percy

British Aristocracy
Henry IV (Percy) de Percy was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Titles of Sir Henry de Percy 2nd Lord Percy:

Keeper of Berwick Castle
Keeper of the coast of Yorkshire and Northumberland
Keeper of Bamburgh and Skipton Castles
Warden of the Scottish Marches
Justiciar of the East March


Henry de Percy was born at Leconfield, Yorkshire, either 2 Feb 1299/1300 (father's inquisition) or 6 Feb 1300/1 (proof of age.) [1][1]


He married Idoine de Clifford, daughter of Robert de Clifford, Knt.


Sir Henry de Percy, 2nd Lord Percy, died at Warkworth, Northumberland 26 Feb 1351/2, and was buried at Alnwick, Northumberland. He left a will dated 13 Sept 1349, proved 12 March 1351/2, in which he bequeathed his son Henry, a vessel of salt with the arms of Percy and Arundel. His widow, idoine, died 24 August 1365, and was buried at Beverly Minster, Yorkshire. [1]

Burial of Sir Henry de Percy 2nd Lord Percy

Buried in Alnwick Abbey, Northumberland. Alton Rogers received a letter regarding Alnwick Abbey dated August 8, 2006 from The Northumberland Estates (President: His Grace the Duke of Northumberland) Collections Manager Clare Baxter. She provided details about the Percy family at Alnwick and about the Abbey. There are presently only ruins remaining of the original abbey.


Henry and Idoine had five sons and four daughters:[1]

  1. Henry, Knt (3rd Lord Percy)
  2. William
  3. roger
  4. Thomas (Bishop of Norwich)
  5. Robert
  6. Maud
  7. Eleanor
  8. Isabel
  9. Margaret


  • Royal Ancestry 2013 Vol. IV p. 350-351
  • Kings in the North - the House of Percy in British History Alexander Rose 2002
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2013, pp 350-351
  • Cawley, C. (2006). "Northumberland: Earls of Northumberland 1377-1527 (Percy)." Medieval Lands v.3.
  • "In the inquisition taken at Anlwick on the 21st of March 1351/2, after the death of Henry the Strong, the first Percy of Warkworth," (pp.141).
  • Patent rolls, (1328, March 01). PDF.
  • Richardson, D. (2005). Magna Carta Ancestry, (pp. 652-7). Salt Lake City.
  • Rose, A. (2002). Kings in the North: The House of Percy in British History. N.p.
  • Clifford Pedigree: Descent of the Barony of Clifford

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On 7 Mar 2016 at 09:34 GMT RJ Horace wrote:

Will: Test. Ebor. 1, Surtees Soc. 4 (1836), p. 57.

On 7 Jun 2015 at 15:54 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hi! Henry's not in the Magna Carta trail that I'm working on, but his daughter is. Her profile has some information about him & links to sources that you might find useful. Cheers, Liz

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