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  • ID: I627
  • Name: Henry PERCY 1st Earl of Northumberland; 5th Lord Percy; Constable of England 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 17 NOV 2012
  • Note:
    Note: Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, so created 16 March 1415/6, with the same remainder as his grandfather; born 3 Feb 1392/3, had his grandfather's estates restored to him and was knighted; on military service in Normandy 1416 and 1417, Warden of the East March 1417, Member of Council of Regency on death of Henry V, commissioner to negotiate peace with the Scots Feb 1423/4 and 1452, Jt commissioner to monitor violations of truce with Scots 1433, Constable of England May-Sep 1450; married a short while after Oct 1414, as her 2nd husband, Lady Alianore/Eleanor Nevill(e), daughter of Ralph, 1st Earl of Westmorland of the 1397 creation, and was killed fighting on Henry VI's side at the Battle of St Albans against the Yorkists 22 May 1455.
    [Burke's Peerage]
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    Henry de Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, who m. Lady Eleanor Nevil, dau. of Ralph, 1st Earl of Westmoreland, and Joan de Beaufort, dau. of John of Gaunt, and aunt of King Henry V. Of this nobleman and his countess, and their issue, the following account is given in a very curious MS preserved in the British Museum, and there said to be extracted Ex Registro Monasterij de Whitbye; -- "Henry Percy, the son of Sir Henry Percy that was slayne at Shrewsbury, and of Elizabeth, the dau. of the Erle of Marche, after the death of his father and graunsyre, was exiled into Scotland, in the time of King Henry V; by the labour of Johanne, the Countess of Westmerland (whose dau., Alianor, he had wedded in coming into England), he recovered the king's grace and the county of Northumberland, so was the 2nd Earl of Northumberland. And of this Alianor, his wife, he begat IX sonnes and III daughters, whose names be
    Johanne, that is buried at Whitbye;
    Thomas (created) Lord Egremont;
    Katheryne Grey, of Ruthyn (wife of Edmund, Lord Grey, afterwards Earl of Kent);
    Sir Raffe Percy;
    William Percy, a byshopp;
    Richard Percy; John, that dyed without issue;
    another John (called by Vincent, in his MS Baronage in the Heralds' office, John Percy, senior, of Warkworth);
    George Percy, clerk; Henry, that dyed without issue;
    besides the eldest sonne and successor, Henry, 3rd Erle of Northumberland."
    His lordship, who was at the battle of Agincourt, was made lord high constable by King Henry VI, and fell at St. Alban's, 23 May, 1455, fighting under the banner of that monarch, and was s. by his eldest surviving son, Henry Percy, 3rd earl.
    [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 424, Percy, Barons Percy, Earls of Northumberland, &c.] 4
  • Birth: 03 FEB 1392/93 1
  • Death: 23 MAY 1455 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Note: He was slain at the first battle of St Albans. 1



    Father: Henry 'Hotspur' PERCY b: 20 MAY 1364
    Mother: Elizabeth DE MORTIMER b: 12 FEB 1370/71 in Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Marriage 1 Eleanor DE NEVILLE b: AFT 1396
    • Married: ABT OCT 1414 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Thomas PERCY Lord Egremont
    2. Has Children Henry PERCY 2nd Earl of Northumberland; 6th Lord Percy b: 25 JUL 1421
    3. Has Children Katherine PERCY b: 1423

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Northumberland Vol.9 pp.715-16
    2. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Kent, Vol.7 pp.164-65
    3. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Percy, Vol.10 p.464
    4. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
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