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Families covered: Percy of Northumberland

Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, Marshal & Constable of England (b 1342, d Braham Moor 29.02.147/08)
m1. (1358) Margaret Neville (d 12.05.1372, dau of Ralph Neville, 2nd Lord of Raby)
1. Sir Henry (Harry) 'Hotspur' Percy (b 20.05.1364, d Shrewsbury 23.07.1403)
  m. Elizabeth Mortimer (b 1371, d 1417, dau of Edward Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March)
A. Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, Constable of England (b 03.02.1393, d St. Albans 23.05.1455)
  m. (1414) Eleanor Neville (dau of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland)
  i. Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland (b 25.07.1421, d Towton 29.03.1461, 4th son)
  m. (by 25.06.1435) Eleanor de Poynings (d 1484, dau of Sir Richard de Poynings)
  a. Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland (b 1449, d 28.04.1489)
  m. (c1476) Maud Herbert (d c1485, dau of William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke)
(1) Henry Algernon Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland (b 13.01.1477/8, d 19.05.1527)
  m. (before 1502) Catherine Spencer (d 10.1542, dau of Sir Robert Spencer of Spencer Court (Spencercombe) by Eleanor, dau of Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset)
  (A) Henry Algernon Percy, 6th Earl of Northumberland (b 1502, dsps 30.01.1537)
  m. (1524) Mary Talbot (dau of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury)
  (i) child (stillborn)
  (B) Sir Thomas Percy (d 02.06.1537)
  m. Eleanor Harbottle (d 1567, dau of Guiscard or Wycherd Harbottle of Beamish, sister/coheir of George of Beamish, m2. Sir Richard Holland of Denton)
  (i) Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland (b 1528, d 22.08.1572)
  m. (1558) Anne Somerset (d 1591, dau of Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester)
(a) Elizabeth Percy
  m. Richard Woodroffe of Wolley
  (b) Lucy Percy
  m. Sir Edward Stanley of Tong Castle
  (c) Jane Percy
  m. Lord Henry Seymour (dsp, son of Edward, 1st Duke of Somerset)
  (d)+ other issue - Thomas (dvp 1560), Mary (a 1621, prioress in Brussels)
  (ii) Henry Percy, 8th Earl of Northumberland (b 1532, d 21.06.1585)
  m. (1562) Katherine Nevill (d 28.10.1596, dau of John Nevill, 4th Lord Latimer, m2. Francis Fitton of Binfield)
(a) Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland (b 04.1564, d 05.11.1632)
  m. (1594) Dorothy Devereux (d 03.08.1619, dau of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex)
  ((1)) Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland (b 13.10.1602, d 13.10.1668, 3rd son)
  m1. (before 1630) Anne Cecil (b 1612, d 06.12.1637, dau of William, 2nd Earl of Salisbury)
  ((A)) Anne Percy (b 19.12.1613, d 29.11.1654)
  m. (21.06.1652) Philip Stanhope, later 1st Earl of Chesterfield
  ((B)) Elizabeth Percy (b 01.12.1636, d 05.02.1717-8)
  m. (19.05.1653) Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex (bpt 28.01.1631/2, d 13.07.1683)
  ((C))+ other issue - Catherine (b 12.08.1630, bur 26.01.1638), Dorothy (b 12.08.1632, bur 19.02.1638), Lucy (d young)
m2. (01.10.1642) Elizabeth Howard (d 11.03.1705, dau of Theophilus, 2nd Earl of Suffolk)
  ((F)) Josceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland (b 04.07.1644, d 18.12.1669)
  m. (23.12.1662) Elizabeth Wriothesley (d 09.1690, dau of Thomas, Earl of Southampton)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Percy (b 26.01.1667, d 23.11.1722)
  m1. (27.03.1679) Henry Cavendish, Earl of Ogle (heir of Duke of Newcastle, dsp 01.11.1680)
  m2. (15.11.1681) Thomas Thynne of Longleate (dsp 12.02.1682)
  m3. (30.05.1682) Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (d 02.12.1748)
The Earldom of Northumberland passed to Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset (Elizabeth's eldest surviving son), whose only surviving child was Elizabeth, Baroness Percy. Her husband Sir Hugh Smithson assumed the name and arms of Percy and was created 1st Duke of Northumberland.
  ((ii))+ other issue - Henry (b 02.02.1668, d 18.12.1669), Henrietta (d infant)
  ((G))+ other issue (d infant) - Mary (b 22.07.1647, d 03.07.1652), other daughter?
  ((2)) Henry Percy, Lord Percy of Alnwick (b 1604, d unm 04.1659)
  ((3)) Dorothy Percy (bpt 20.08.1598, d 19/20.08.1659)
  m. (1615) Robert Sydney, 2nd Earl of Leicester (b 01.12.1595, d 02.11.1677)
((4)) Lucy Percy (b 1599, dsp 05.11.1660)
  m. (06.11.1617) James Hay, 1st Earl of Carlisle (d 25.04.1636)
  ((5))+ other issue - Henry (d 05.1596), Henry (b 20.06.1596, d 1597)
  (b) Sir Charles Percy (dsp(s) 06.1628, 4th son)
  m. Dorothy Cocks (bur 1646, dau of Richard Cocks of Dumbleton, widow of (Edmund) Hutchins)
  ((1)) Anne Percy (d young)
  (c) Sir Alan Percy (b 1575, dsp 1613, 6th son)
  m. (1608) Mary Fitz (dau/heir of Sir John Fitz of Fitzord, m2/3/4)
  (d) Lucy Percy
  m1. Sir John Wotton (dsp)
  m2. Sir Hugh Owen of Anglesey
  (e) Eleanor Percy (d 1650-1)
  m. (before 1600) Sir William Herbert, 1st Lord Powis of Powis Castle (b c1572, d 07.03.1655)
(f)+ other issue - Thomas (d unm 04.1587), William (d unm bur 28.05.1648), Sir Richard (d 1648-9), Sir Josceline (bpt 20.11.1578, d unm 1631), George (b 04.09.1580, d unm 03.1632), Anne (d infant)
  (iii) Guiscard Percy (d infant)
  (iv) Mary Percy (d 1598)
  m. Sir Francis Slingsby of Scriven (d 04.08.1600)
  (v) Catherine Percy
m. Ralph Rither
  (vi) Joan Percy
  m. Arthur Harris of Prittlewell
  (C) Sir Ingelgram (or Ingram) Percy (d c1538)
  partner unknown
  (i) Isabel Percy
m. (c1543) Henry Tempest of Broughton (b 1527, d 17.02.1604/5)
CTG (vol 6, 'Claim of James Percy, the trunk-maker, to the Earldom of Northumberland, as descended from Sir Ingelgram or Ingram Percy ...', p266+) reports on the allegation by James Percy (b 1619) that he was descended from a son of Sir Ingelgram named Henry Percy of Pavenham, that claim apparently being made alongside an alternative claim that that Henry was a son of Sir Richard Percy, brother of Henry the 9th Earl. The claim included the report that Henry and his siblings (Robert, Anne & Eleanor), were "sent out of the North about 1559, in hampers, to old Dame Vaux at Harrowden. This was twenty-one years after the date of the probate of Sir Ingelgram's will!" [A hamper is a basket with a carrying handle and a hinged lid.] CTG also reports that Ingelgram's will made it clear that he left only an illegitimate daughter. The claim was dismissed by the House of Lords who demanded that "the said James Percy shall be brought before the four Courts in Westminster Hall, wearing a paper upon his breast, in which these words shall be written, The False and Impudent Pretender to the Earldom of Northumberland."
  (D) Margaret Percy (d 1540)
  m. (c1516) Henry de Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland (b 1493, d 22.09.1542)
  (E) Matilda/Maud Percy (d young)
The following is supported by CTG (vol 2, 1835, 'Younger branches of the House of Percy', p60+).
  (2) Sir William Percy (d before 19.09.1540)
  m1. Margaret
  m2. (before 1516) Agnes Constable (dau of Sir Marmaduke Constable of Flamborough, relict of Sir Henry Oughtred)
  (3) Josceline Percy of Newland (d 09.1532, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Frost (d 15.11.1530, dau/heir of Walter Frost of Beverley & Featherston)
(4) Eleanor Percy (d 1530)
  m. (1490) Edward de Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham (d 17.05.1521)
  (5) Anne Percy (d 1552)
  m. (1511) William FitzAlan, 17th Earl of Arundel (d 1544)
  (6) Maud Percy (d after 1520) not mentioned by Collins
  m. Sir Ralph Rither (d 1520)
  (7)+ other issue - Allen (priest), Elizabeth (d young)
  b. Anne Percy (d 05.7.1522) shown by Collins as a generation earlier but by TCP (Hungerford) as of this generation
  m1. (before 16.10.1460) Sir Thomas Hungerford (d 1469)
  m2. Sir Laurence Raynsford
  m3. Sir Hugh Vaughan
  c. Margaret Percy
  m. Sir William Gascoigne of Gawthorpe
  d. Eleanor Percy
  m. Thomas West, Lord de La Warr
  e. Elizabeth Percy (d after 20.05.1512)
  m. Sir Henry le Scrope, 6th Lord of Bolton (d 1506)
  ii. Thomas Percy, 1st Lord Egremont (b 1422, d Northampton 1460)
  a. John Percy, 2nd Lord Egremont (b 1459, d 1497)
iii. Sir Ralph Percy (b 11.08.1425, d Hedgley Moor 25.04.1464, 7th son)
  Sir Ralph's 1st wife (and family) comes from Berry's Essex Pedigrees (1878, Warren) which identifes Sir Ralph as 4th son of Henry, 2nd Earl, by Elianor Neville.
  m1. Jane Tey, heiress of Bursted (dau of Sir John Tey of Essex)
  e. Catherine Percy
  m. Sir Simon le Grand of Normandy (son of Sir Simon by dau/heir of _ Chenow of Picardie by dau/heir of _ Arteville)
  (1) Margaret le Grand
  m. Sir John Wiltshire 'of Stone Castle'
  (A) Bridget Wiltshire (heir)
  m1. Sir Richard Wingfield
  m2. Sir Nicholas Hervey
m2. Eleanor de Acton (dau/heir of Laurence Acton (by Matilda), m2. John Carlyle)
  a. Sir Henry Percy of Bamburgh & Newton (d 1486)
  m. ?? (possibly _ of the Myddleton family)
  (1) John Percy of Hasand & Newton (a 1520) had issue?
  (2) Margery Percy
  m1. Sir Henry Widdrington of Widdrington Castle (d before 12.1517)
  m2. Sir William Ellerker, Sheriff of Northumberland
  b. Sir Ralph Percy (a 1489)
  c. Sir George Percy (dsp c1500)
  m. (1490-1) Eleanor Hylton (a 1525, dau of Sir William Hylton, relict of Owen, 2nd Lord Ogle)
  d. Margaret Percy
  m. Ralph Harbottle of Beamish (d 1504)
iv. Sir Richard Percy (b c1426/7, d Towton 29.03.1461)
  m. Catherine Neville (dau of Sir Henry Neville of Thornton Bridge, widow of William Fairfax of Walton)
  v. William Percy, Bishop of Carlisle (b 07.04.1428, d 1462, Chancellor of Cambridge University)
  vi. Katherine Percy (b 18.05.1423)
  m. (before 1459) Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent (d 1489)
  vii.+ other issue - Henry (d infant), John (b 08.07.1418, d infant), John (d infant), George (b 24.07.1424, d c11.1474, cleric), Joan (nun)
  B. Elizabeth Percy (d 1437)
m1. (1412) John de Clifford, 7th Lord (d 18.03.1421-2)
  m2. (1426) Ralph Neville, 2nd Earl of Westmorland (d 1484)
2. Sir Thomas Percy of Atho' (d 1388)
  m. (1376) Elizabeth of Strathbogie (d after 1416, dau of David of Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl)
  A. Sir Henry Percy of Atholl or Harthill, Governor of Alnwick Caslte (d 25.10.1433)
  There is some confusion as to the identity of Sir Henry's wife although it is known that she was previously married to Robert, 5th Lord Scales. BP1934 (Strabolgi), supported by Collins, suggests that she was a daughter of (Sir) Matthew Bruce or Braose of Gower.
  m. Elizabeth (d 1440/1)
  i. Elizabeth Percy (d 28.09.1455)
  m1. Sir Thomas de Burgh, later of Gainsborough
In 1916 a descendant of this marriage successfully claimed the barony of Strabolgi (Strathbogie).
  m2. Sir William Lucy (dsp Northampton 1460)
  ii. Margaret Percy (d 09.1464)
  m1. (before 05.05.1434) Henry de Grey, 6th Lord of Codnor (d 1443)
  m2. Sir Richard de Vere
  B. Thomas Percy (d young)
3. Sir Ralph Percy (dsp 1397)
  m. Philippa of Strathbogie (d 1395, dau of David of Strathbogie, Earl of Atholl)
4. Isolda Percy not mentioned by Collins
  m. Madog Kynaston of Stocks (d Shrewsbury 1403)
5.+ other issue (d young) - Alan, Margaret
m2. (1381) Maud Lucy (d 1398, dau of Thomas de Lucy, 2nd Lord, widow of Gilbert de Umfraville, Earl of Angus)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Northumberland), Collins (1812, vol II, Percy, Duke of Northumberland) with support from GenEU (Brabant5), CTG (vol 6, 1840, p275+)
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