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Dictionary of national biography

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Results : PERCY


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the other of' Letters from Thomas Percy, John Callendar of Craigforth, David Herd, and others to George Paton,' 1830. Two


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several noblemen and gentlemen, ineluding Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland [q. v.J The poem ! introduces the well-known legend


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Cambridge, was third son of Henry Percy, fourth earl of Northumberland [q. v.1, by Maud, daughter of William Herbert, first


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to the House of Commons Henry Percy's letter about the army plot as the first visible sign of his defection


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on 29 Nov. 1054, Lady Elizabeth Percy, born on 1 Dec. 1630, married, on 19 May 1653, Arthur, lord Capel


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and Lucy-died in childhood, Lady Anne Percy, born on 12 Aug. 1633, married, on 21 June 1652, Philip, lord Stanhope,


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Dec. 1669, and a daughter, Elizabeth Percy, born on 26 Jan. 1667, afterwards Duchess of Somerset, (2) Lady Mary Percy,


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May 1670, leaving a son, Henry Percy, who died on 18 Dec. 1669, and a daughter, Elizabeth Percy, born on


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Duchess of Somerset, (2) Lady Mary Percy, born on 22 July 1647, died on 3 July 1652.


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of Hugh Percy, second duke [q. v.], by his


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colonist, was eighth son of Henry Percy, eighth earl of Northumberland [q. v.], by his wife Catherine, eldest daughter and


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P-1272) was eldest son of William Percy, sixth baron [q. v.], by Elena, daughter of Ingelram de Baliol, and had


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P-1316), was third son of Henry Percy, seventh baron by tenure. He^ry Percy (1228 P-1272) was eldest son of William


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P-1352), was elder son of Henry Percy, first baron Percy of Alnwick [q. v.], and is said to have been


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1364, was eldest son of Henry Percy, first earl of Northumberland [a. v.l, by his first wife, Margaret, daughter oi


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of North Wales, his unele, Thomas Percy, earl of Worcester [q. v.], receiving the same* position in South Wales (ib.


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falteringly raised tlie cry ' Henry Percy King.' Bu( lifted his voice and shouted to them,' 11 Percy is dead


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been joined by his unele Thomas Percy, earl of Worcester, and was moving southwards with a view to ft junction


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The Percys rose in revolt. Henry Percy had special grievances against the King, in which his father had some share.


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the kings aunt, whose daughter Eleanor Percy married at Berwick in that year, restored him in blood, and on 11


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son and heir of Sir Henry Percy [q. v.], called Hotspur, was born on 3 Feb. 1394. His father fell


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and others, as his brother Thomas Percy, earl of 1 Worcester [q. v.], that were near to him, when he


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Henry by his grandfather, Henry de Percy, first earl of Northumberland To. v.], at York in the following August.


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[see Percy, Thomas] and Sir Richard Percy, and Westmorland's son, the Earl of Salisbury [see Neville, Richard, 1400-1460], and on


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Percy, Henry, third Earl of Northumberland (1421-1461), son of Henry, second earl (see above), was born


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was the only son of Henry Percy, third earl [see under Percy, Henry, second Earl]. On his father's attainder, Edward


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the two sons of Sir Thomas Percy who was executed I in 1527 as a chief actor in the northern


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successor in the earldom, Sir William Percy, Alan [q.v.], and Josceline, founder of the family of Percy of Beverley-and three


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a chief actor (November-December 1669), Henry Percy remained loyal to the government, joined the royal forces, and vigorously attacked the


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catholics, and sent his kinsman Thomas Percy (15 (K)-1C05) [q. v. J to Edinburgh to receive assurances on this point.


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tenth earl [q. v.], and Henry Percy,lord Percy of Alnwickfq.v. j, ! and of two daughters, Dorothy (1598-1677), wife of


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Petworth, he was father of Algernon Percy, tenth earl [q. v.], and Henry Percy,lord Percy of Alnwickfq.v. j, ! and


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to Wellington, fifth son of Algernon Percy, baron Lovaine, who was created Earl of fieverley in 1780, and brother of


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Jan. 1478, was son of Henry Percy, fourth earl of Northumberland [q. v.], by Maud, daughter of William Herbert, first


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in 1780, and brother of Hugh Percy [q. v.J, bishop of Carlisle, and of Vice-admiral Josce-line Percy, was born on


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the second creation [q. v.] Alan Percy [q. v.] was his younger brother. On 28 April 1489 he succeeded his


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the Duke of Northumberland by Thomas Percy [q. v.] in 1770. It was begun in 1512. His income was about


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and is separately noticed, Sir Thomas Percy, and Sir Ingelram Percy and two daughters: Margaret, who married Henry, lord Clifford,


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(1817-1*77), general, third son of George Percy,fifth


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yesterday created Duke of Northumberland, Earl Percy, and Viscount Louvaine, the last of which Mr. Conway had the address to


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creation (1742-1817), eldest son of Hugh Smithson Percy, first duke [q. v.~,f was born on 28 Aug. 1742. On the


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on (> March 1788. When Earl Percy, he presented to the king a petition, with twenty thousand signatures, in favour


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Hugh Percy, third duke, and Algernon Percy, fourth duke, are separately noticed. Two portraits by Stuart were engraved by Turner


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Register, TM.493,&e.) The eldest son, Hugh Percy, third duke, and Algernon Percy, fourth duke, are separately noticed. Two portraits by


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Frances Julia Burrell, who married Hugh Percy, second duke of Northumberland [q. v.] lie


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When, upon the death of Jocelyn Percy, eleventh earl of Northumberland, and son of Algernon, tenth earl [q. v.l his


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the only surviving son of Henry Percy, by Lydia, daughter of Robert Cope of Horton in Northamptonshire. His grandfather was


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Northumberland, as great-grandson of Sir Richard Percy, the fifth son of Henry Algernon, fifth earl [q. v.] Through Sir Richard,


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transmissible honours of her ancestry, James Percy, who had hitherto successfully followed the trade of trunkmaker in Dublin, came forward


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these children was his father, Henry Percy, who was a grandson of Sir Ingelram Percy, the younger brother of Henry


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1680, fol., the Case of James Percy, Claymant to tho Earldom of Northumberland, 1685, Craik'8 Romance of tho Peerage, iv.


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Josceline's younger brother, William Henry Percy*( 1788-1855), sixth son of the Earl of Beverley, born on 24 March 1788,


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(1784-1856), vice-admiral, fourth son of Algernon Percy, second baron Lovaine of Alnwick, and afterwards (1790) first earl of Beverley, and


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of Beverley, and grandson of Hugh Smithson Percy, first duke of Northumberland [q. v.], was born on 29 Jan. 1784.


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soldier, was seventh son of Henry Percy, second earl of Northumberland [q. v.], by Eleanor, daughter of Ralph, first earl


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words caught the ear of Richard de Percy, and he indignantly cried, l What did you say. friend Gilbert? Are


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Guesclin. About the middle of July Percy advanced, with John 1 Devereux and Jean de Grailly, the Captal de Buch,


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Gil- , bert, and Sidney Richard Percy, in order to . avoid confusion with their relatives and , other artists


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the life of his nephew, Thomas de Percy the younger, he returned with John Holland to England. On 15 May


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a younger son of Henry Algernon Percy, fifth earl of Northumberland [q. v.], took a prominent part with his brother


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Sir John Forster and Sir Henry Percy, Northumberland's brother, were collecting troops for the queen on the borders. The government


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Sir John Forster and Sir Henry Percy pursued Westmorland, who had retired to Durham and * did give to the


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Percy, was fourth son of Henry Percy, fourth earl of Northumberland [q. v.] (De Foxhlanque, Annals, ii. 586). Although brought


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wife Elizabeth Waterton. His grandfather, Josceline Percy, was fourth son of Henry Percy, fourth earl of Northumberland [q. v.] (De


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Plot.* was younger son of Edward Percy of Beverley, by his wife Elizabeth Waterton. His grandfather, Josceline Percy, was fourth


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judge, asking him' to favour Thomas Percy, a near kinsman to my brother of Northumberland, who is in trouble for


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Worcester, a younger son of Henry Percy, second earl of Northumberland [q. v.], that he seeks to trace his pedigree


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Percv's * Reliques/ son of Anthony Percy of Southwark and nephew of Bishop Thomas Percy [q. v.], was born on


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Southwark and nephew of Bishop Thomas Percy [q. v.], was born on 13 Sept. 1768. After education at Merchant Taylors'


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Worcester, and it is from Ralph Percy, earl of Worcester, a younger son of Henry Percy, second earl of Northumberland


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buried by the side of Mrs. Percy in the transept he had added to his cathedral.


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noble and vertuous gentleman, M. William Percy/ Barnes dedicated his 'Parthenophil' in 1593. Percy was ambitious to emulate his friend's


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succeeded by his eldest son, Henry Percy, first Baron Percy of Alnwick ' [q. v.], Ingelram, William, Walter, Geoffrey, I


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Percy, William (1575-1648) . . . .441 Percy, William Henry (1788-1855). See under Percy, Joeceline.


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Percy, Alan (d. 1560).....884


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Percy, Henry, ninth Earl of Northumberland


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Percy, Reuben and Sholto (pseudonyms). See