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Henry de Percy, 3rd Baron Percy of Alnwick

Birthplace: Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Death: Died in Staffordshire, England
Place of Burial: Alnwick Abbey, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry de Percy, 2nd Baron Percy; Henry 2nd Baron Percy; Idonea de Clifford, Baronness Percy and Idonea Percy
Husband of Isabel Plantagenet, of Ambresbury; Mary of Lancaster, Baroness Percy and Joan de Oreby Baroness
Father of Isabel De Percy; Mary [ BARONESS ROS ] De Percy; Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland; Thomas de Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester; Isabel de Percy and 4 others
Brother of Margaret d'Umfreville; Roger de Percy; Richard de Percy; Isabel Aton; Thomas de Percy, Bishop of Norwich, Bishop of Norwich and 4 others

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About Henry de Percy, 3rd Baron Percy

another possible death date is 17 June 1368


"Henry Percy, 3rd Baron Percy of Alnwick (c. 1321–1368), was the eldest son of Henry de Percy, 2nd Baron Percy (1301–1352), and his wife, Idonea, daughter of Robert de Clifford, 1st Baron de Clifford. Alnwick Castle- the Percy seat in Northumberland

He served in France under the earl of Arundel in March 1344 and in August 1346 was at the Battle of Crécy. He then transferred to service in Gascony under the earl of Lancaster. In July 1352 he was made joint warden of the marches towards Scotland, and in September 1355 keeper of Roxburgh Castle and sheriff of Northumberland for two years.

In 1356 he took part in the invasion of Scotland that followed Edward Balliol's surrender of the kingdom and crown of Scotland to Edward III. In July 1356 he was once again joint warden of the marches and then took part in the negotiations that led to the treaty of Berwick of October 1357.

He participated in Edward III's military efforts in France and in September 1355 was marshal of the royal army at Calais. In 1360 he took part in Edward's campaign to capture Rheims.

He died on or about 18 May 1368, probably at his castle of Alnwick, and was buried in Alnwick Abbey. He had married twice: firstly Mary of Lancaster (d. 1362), daughter of Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, and secondly Joan (d. 1368), the daughter and sole heiress of John, Lord Orreby. With his first wife he had two sons, Henry and Thomas. With his second wife he had a son who died in his father's lifetime and a daughter, Mary. He was succeeded by his eldest son Henry, who became the 1st earl of Northumberland. His younger son Thomas became the 1st Earl of Worcester."













Citations / Sources:

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 79. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 3 p. 337-338.

[S22] #374 The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (1977), Paget, Gerald, (2 volumes. Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., 1977), FHL book Q 942 D22pg., vol. 1 p. 18.

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 197.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 3 p. 615.

[S33] #242 [1883 edition] A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire (New edition, 1883, reprint 1962), Burke, Sir John Bernard, (New edition. 1883. Reprint, London: Harrison and Sons, 1962), FHL book 942 D22bug 1883., p. 423.

[S35] #244 The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton (1822-1841), Baker, George, (2 volumes. London: J. B. Nichols and Son, 1822-1841), FHL book Q 942.55 H2bal; FHL microfilm 962,237 ite., vol. 1 p. 269.

[S41] #1325 Ogle and Bothal; or, A history of the baronies of Ogle, Bothal, and Hepple, and of the families of Ogle and Bertram, Ogle, Henry A., (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England : Reid, 1902), 929.242 Og5o., p. 298a, Pedigree XIV.

[S49] Foundations: Journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, (Periodical. Chobham, Surrey, England: Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, 2005- Published twice yearly.), vol. 1 no. 5 2005 p. 310.

[S67] #205 Baronagium Genealogicum, Or, the Pedigrees of the English Peers, Deduced from the Earliest Times, of Which There Are Any Attested Accountes Including, as Well Collateral as Lineal Descents (1764-1784), Segar, Sir William, (6 volumes. [London]: Engraved and printed for the author, [1764-1784].), Volumes 1-4 FHL microfilm 164,680; volume 5 FHL mi., vol. 3 p. 267.

[S74] #550 The history and antiquities of the county of Leicester, Nichols, John, (4 volumes, each in 2 parts. London : Printed by and for J. Nichols, 1795-1815), FHL X book 942.54 H2nic., vol. 4, pt. 1 p. 169, 174.

[S107] #150 [1827-1878] A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, Together with Memoirs of the Privy Councillors and Knights (1827-1878), Burke, Sir John Bernard, (London: Henry Colburn, 1827-1878), FHL book 942 D22bup., vol. 2 p. 834.

[S131] #560 [1819] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (1819), Ormerod, George, (3 volumes. London: Lackington, Hughes, Mavor & Jones, 1819), FHL microfilms 924,226-924,227., vol. 3 p. 290.

[S148] #3705 History and Antiquities of the Town and Minster of Beverley in the County of York (1829), Oliver, George, (Beverley : M. Turner, 1829), FHL book 942.74/B6 H2o., p. 482.

[S149] #250 The English Peerage, Or, a View of the Ancient and Present State of the English Nobility: to Which Is Subjoined a Chronological Account of Such Titles as Have Become Extinct from the Norman Conquest to the Beginning of the Year M,DCC,XC (1890), (3 volumes. London: R. Spilsbury, 1890), FHL book Q 942 D22; FHL microfilms 599,677-599,678., vol. 1 p. 108.

"Henry, third lord Percy of Alnwick, was with king Edward the third at the famous battle of Cressy in 1346."

[S266] #379 [7th edition, 1992] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Who Came to America Before 1700 (7th edition, 1992), Weis, Frederick Lewis, (7th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c1992), FHL book 974 D2w 1992., p. 23 line 19:30, p. 142 line 161:30.

[S347] Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 (2nd ed., 1999), Faris, David, (2nd edition. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999), FHL book 973 D2fp., p. 203 LANCASTER:13.vi, p. 272 PERCY:12.

[S394] #230 [5th edition, 1999] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215 (5th edition, 1999), Adams, Arthur, (5th edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1999), FHL book 973 D2aa 1999., p. 64 line 44:6.

[S455] #1609 Sussex Record Society, Sussex Record Society, (The Society at Barbican House Lewes: Sussex Record Society, 1902- Printed and Bound in Great Britian at the Works of W. Heffer and Sons LTD., Cambridge, England), FHL book 942.25 B4s., vol. 144 p. 19.

[S528] #2142 The visitation of Cheshire in the year 1580 ..., Rylands, John Paul, (London : [s.n.], 1882. xii, 298 p. : coats of arms, facsims., geneal. tables ; 26 cm.), FHL microfilm 162051 Item 2., p. 189.

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September 1334
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