Lord Josceline William Percy

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Lord Josceline William Percy

Death: July 25, 1881 (70)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland, Earl of Beverly and Louisa Harcourt Percy
Husband of Margaret Davidson
Father of Captain Lt Colonel George Algernon Percy
Brother of Lady Louisa Percy; Algernon George Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland; General Lord Henry Hugh Manvers Percy, VC KCB and Lady Margaret Percy

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About Lord Josceline William Percy


Lord Josceline William Percy (17 July 1811 – 25 July 1881), was a British Conservative politician.

Background and education

Percy was the second son of George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland, by his wife Louisa, daughter of the Hon. James Stuart-Wortley. Algernon Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland was his elder brother and Lord Henry Percy his younger brother. After his father succeeded in the dukedom of Northumberland in 1865 he was styled Lord Josceline Percy.

He was educated at Eton and St John's College, Cambridge, graduating MA in 1833.

Political career

Percy was elected Member of Parliament for Launceston in the 1852 general election, a seat he held until 1859.


Percy married Margaret, daughter of Sir David Davidson and widow of Sir Robert Grant, in 1848. He died in July 1881, aged 70. His wife died in June 1885.

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Lord Josceline William Percy's Timeline

July 17, 1811
June 14, 1849
London, Middlesex, England UK
July 25, 1881
Age 70