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Richard Percy

Nicknames: "Richard DE PERCY"
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Yorkshire, England
Place of Burial: Pearce Hall, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Percy and Ann Percy
Husband of Annah Percy
Father of Richard Pearce, Il
Brother of Peter Percy

Occupation: Founder of Pearce Hall
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About Richard Percy

Richard founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died in 1553 leaving an eldest son Richard Pearce.

Pierce, 1888, Page 36


From the foregoing historical sketch of the English branch of the Percies it will be seen that Peter17 Percy* was son of Ralph16 Percy; he (Peter17) was born in 1447 and his descent is as follows from the first ancestor: Galfred1, William2, Alan3, William4, William5, Agnes6, Henry 7, William8, Henry 9, Henry10, Henry11, Henry12, Henry13, Henry14, Henry15, Ralph16.

Peter17 Percy had a son Richard18. The father was standard bearer to Richard the Third at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.

Richard18 founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died leaving an eldest son Richard19, Jr.

Richard19, Jr.resided on the homestead of his father and had two sons Richard 20,Jr., b. 1590, and William20. It was at this time that the spelling of the name in this branch was changed form Percy to Pearce.


  1. The early PIERCE genealogy is from the research & book by Mary Jane Coates, 6064 Apache Drive, Indianapolis IN, 46254-1983,(1996).
  2.  Pearce Genealogy Being the Record of the Posterity of Richard Pearce an Early Inhabitant of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, Who came from England, and whose Genealogy is traced back to 974 with an Introduction of the Male Descendants of Josceline De Louvaine, the Second House of Percy, Earls of Northumberland, Barons Percy and Territorial Lords of Alnwick, Warkworth and Prudhoe Castles in the County of Northumberland, England, by Col. Frederick C. Pierce, Author of Peirce History, Pierce Genealogy, etc. Member of the British Harlequin and other historical societies. 1888 Rockford, Illinois.


  •  1. Goffrey (Galfred) PERCY b. 972       

 2. William PERCY                                      3. Alan PERCY                                           4. William PERCY                                      5. Richard PERCY                                      6. William PERCY                                      7. Agnes PERCY                                       8. Henry PERCY                                        9. William PERCY                                    .             10. Henry PERCY 11. Henry PERCY b.1272    12. Henry PERCY b.c1299 13. Henry PERCY b.1321 14. Henry PERCY b.1342                                 15. Henry PERCY b.1366 16. Henry PERCY b.1394 17. Henry PERCY b.1425 18. Peter PERCY  19. Richard (PERCY)PEARCE b.c1487 <missing generation> 20. Richard PEARCE  b. 1540

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Richard Percy, of Pearse Hall's Timeline

Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Age 53
Yorkshire, England
Age 53
Yorkshire, England
Age 53
Pearce Hall, Yorkshire, England
Yorkshire, England