Person:Henry Percy (120)

Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
m. Bef 10 Dec 1379
  1. Matilda Percy
  2. Lady Elizabeth Percy, Baroness CliffordAbt 1390 - 1437
  3. Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland1392/93 - 1455
  • HHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland1392/93 - 1455
  • WEleanor Neville1399 - 1472
m. Aft Oct 1414
  1. Joan PercyAbt 1415 -
  2. Henry Percy
  3. John Percy1418 -
  4. Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland1421 - 1461
  5. Thomas Percy, 1st Baron Egremont1422 - 1460
  6. Lady Katherine Percy1423 - Aft 1475
  7. George Percy1423 -
  8. Sir Ralph Percy, Knight1425 - 1464
  9. Sir Richard Percy, Knight1427 - 1461
  10. William Percy1428 - 1462
  11. Anne PercyAft 1428 - 1522
Facts and Events
Name Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][4] 3 Feb 1392/93 Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, EnglandHouse of Percy
Marriage Aft Oct 1414 Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England(her 2nd husband; 9 sons & 3 daughters)
to Eleanor Neville
Death[1][5][4] 22 May 1455 St Albans, Hertfordshire, EnglandCombatant at First Battle of Saint Albans
Burial[4] St Albans Abbey, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Reference Number[1] Q1395951?

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Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland (3 February 139322 May 1455) was an English nobleman and military commander in the lead up to the Wars of the Roses. He was the son of Henry "Hotspur" Percy, and the grandson of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland. His father and grandfather were killed in different rebellions against Henry IV in 1403 and 1408 respectively, and the young Henry spent his minority in exile in Scotland. Only after the death of Henry IV in 1413 was he reconciled with the Crown, and in 1414 he was created Earl of Northumberland.

In the following years, Northumberland occasionally served with the king in France, but his main occupation was the protection of the border to Scotland. At the same time, a feud with the Neville family was developing, particularly with Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury. This feud became entangled with the conflict between the Dukes of York and Somerset over control of national government. The conflict culminated in the first battle of the Wars of the Roses, at St Albans, where both Somerset and Northumberland were killed.

Grandson and heir to Henry de PERCY, Earl of Northumberland. Fought at the first battle of St. Albans, 22 May 1455, where he was slain. arden of the Marches of Scotland 1400.

Knight of the Bath, 1408; [K.G.] Knight of the Order of the Garter.

Peerage of England
New Creation


Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland

his grandfather
forfeit 1405

Earl of Northumberland


Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland

his son

Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland

his grandson

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

    b 3 Feb 1393 Alnwick Castle [only source that gives place]

  2. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; Kaleen E. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists who came to America before 1700: lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and other historical individuals. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., c2004)
    p. 7 line 3:33.

    p. 7: Eleanor Nevill m. sh aft. Oct 1414, SIR HENRY PERCY, K.G. (19-33), 2nd Earl of Northumberland, b. 3 Feb. 1392/3, slain at St. Albans 22 May 1455, Warden of the Marches of Scotland. (CP X: 464: Collins IV: 84-91, Gen. (n.s.) 3:110). See also p. 23 line 19:33

  3. Weis, Frederick Lewis; William R. Beall; and Walter Lee Sheppard. The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: the barons named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and some of their descendants who settled in America during the early colonial years. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Genealogical Pub. Co., c1999)
    p. 64 line 44:8.

    Sir Henry de Percy, KG, b. 3 Feb. 1392/3, slain at St. Albans, 22 May 1455; 2nd Earl of Northmberland; 1408 KB; 1400 Warden of the Marches of Scotland

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004)
    p. 273 PERCY:9.

    See also p. 16 BEAUFORT:10.viii, p. 163 GREYSTOKE:7, p. 273 PERCY:10.i, 9, p. 314 RUTHVEN:7

  5. Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59)
    vol. 2 p. 427.

    DEATH: Date Correction> Listed as "23 May 1455" in 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 2 p. 427; amended to "22 May 1455" in 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 14 p. 125 [BURGHERSH p. 427 line 27].