Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland

Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland[1, 2]

Male 1421 - 1461  (39 years)

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  • Name Henry Percy 
    Lancastrian
    Lancastrian
    Arms of Percy
    Arms of Percy
    Suffix 3rd Earl of Northumberland 
    Born 25 Jul 1421  Leconfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    House 12 Oct 1459  Ludlow, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Battle of Ludford Bridge (Lancastrian victory) 
    Military 30 Dec 1460  Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Battle of Wakefield (Lancastrian victory) 
    Died 29 Mar 1461  Towton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13918  Dickinson
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 

    Father Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland,   b. 1393, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1455, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Eleanor Neville, Countess of Northumberland,   d. 1472, Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Poynings, Lady Poynings,   b. ca.1422, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1484, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married ca. 25 Jun 1435 
    Children 
    +1. Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, KG,   b. ca. 1449, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1489, Topcliffe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ralph Percy  [Birth]
     3. Eleanor Percy  [Birth]
     4. Margaret Percy  [Birth]
     5. Elizabeth Percy,   d. Aft 20 May 1512, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F5196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1421 - Leconfield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHouse - Battle of Ludford Bridge (Lancastrian victory) - 12 Oct 1459 - Ludlow, Shropshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Wakefield (Lancastrian victory) - 30 Dec 1460 - Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Mar 1461 - Towton, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/., http://bit.ly/2c35Dgf.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org., "Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland," https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Percy,_3rd_Earl_of_Northumberland.

    3. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 162.

    4. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 176-178.