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Eleanor Percy (de Poynings)

Nicknames: "Alianor Poynings", "Eleanor Poynings", "Eleanor/ De/ Poynings", "Elizabeth Poynings"
Birthplace: Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Staindrop, County Durham, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Richard Poynings and Lady Alionore, Countess of Arundel
Wife of Henry Percy and Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland
Mother of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland; Ralph Percy; Henry Percy; Anne Percy; Margaret Gascoigne and 3 others
Half sister of Robert de Poynings, Jr.; John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel and William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel

Occupation: Countess of Northumberland
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Eleanor Percy (de Poynings)

Eleanor de Poynings, Baroness de Poynings was born circa 1422. She died circa 1484. She gained the title of Baroness de Poynings.

Parents: daughter of Sir Richard de Poynings and Joan Seamer.


  1. before 25 June 1435 to Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland son of Henry de Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Lady Eleanor de Neville. From before 25 June 1435, her married name became Percy.

Children of Eleanor de Poynings, Baroness de Poynings and Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland:

  1. Anne Percy+ 4
  2. Margaret Percy+ 5
  3. Sir Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland+ b. c 1449, d. 28 Apr 1489
  4. Sir Thomas Percy, 1st Earl Egremont b. bt 1449 - 14616



  1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1666. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  3. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VI, page 621. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S1545] Mitchell Adams, "re: Lewis Ancestors," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Australia) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 december 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Lewis Ancestors".
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IX, page 89.
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Eleanor Percy, Baroness de Poynings's Timeline

July 8, 1421
Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England
Age 19
Of, Yorkshire, England
February 3, 1444
Age 23
Dagenham, Essex, England
Age 28
Leconfield, Yorkshire, England
Age 29
Alwoodley, Yorkshire, England
Age 34
Yorkshire, England
Age 39
Leconfield, Yorkshire, England
Age 41
February 10, 1484
Age 63
Staindrop, County Durham, England, (Present UK)