Thomas Percy KG

Thomas Percy KG (1528 - 1572)

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Sir Thomas "7th Earl of Northumberland" Percy KG
Born in Petworth, Sussex, England,map
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in York, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Jun 2012
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Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland

Thomas[1] was born in 1528. He is the son of Thomas Percy and Eleanor Harbottle.[2] He passed away in 1572. [3]

Decapitated on order of Queen Elizabeth I. Beatified by pope Leo XIII on 13 May 1895. His festival was appointed to be observed in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle on 14 November.[4]


"...was created by Queen Mary, Earl of Northumberland, but conspiring later against Queen Elizabeth, was beheaded at York, 1572. His father, Sir Thomas, a lineal descendant of Hotspur, and other illustrious Percies, was also executed for conspiracy in Henry VIII's reign."

  1. 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.
  2. Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity. pp. 82-83. Google Books
  3. Entered by Allen Minix, Jun 21, 2012
  4. Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Bl. Thomas Percy". Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company.

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On 31 Aug 2017 at 08:17 GMT Andrew Lancaster wrote:

On 26 Jan 2017 at 02:48 GMT Doug Stewart wrote:

Added Petworth as BP for Thomas Percy Percy-414

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