Sir Henry Percy, Knight, 2nd Baron Percy of Alnwick

Male 1299 - 1352  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Henry Percy 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight, 2nd Baron Percy of Alnwick 
    Born 0___ 1299  Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alt Birth 6 Feb 1301  Leckonfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 0___ 1352  [1
    Alt Death 25 Feb 1353  Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Governor of Pickering Castle  [1
    Also Known As 9th Baron Percy  [1
    Also Known As Earl Henry III de Percy  [3
    Military
    • In 1316 he was granted the lands of Patrick IV, Earl of March, in Northumberland, by King Edward II of England.[2] In 1322, was made governor of Pickering Castle and of the town and castle of Scarborough and was later knighted at York.[3] Henry joined with other barons to remove the Despensers, who were favorites of Edward II.

      Following a disastrous war with the Scots, Henry was empowered along with William Zouche to negotiate the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton.[4] This was an unpopular treaty and peace between England and Scotland lasted only five years.

      He was appointed to Edward III's Council in 1327 and was given the manor and castle of Skipton. Was granted, by Edward III, the castle and barony of Warkworth in 1328. He was at the siege of Dunbar and the Battle of Halidon Hill and was subsequently appointed constable of Berwick-upon-Tweed.[5] In 1346, Henry commanded the right wing of the English, at the Battle of Neville's Cross.
    Person ID I43312  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2016 

    Father Henry de Percy, Knight, 1st Baron Percy,   b. 25 Mar 1273, Petworth, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Oct 1314, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Eleanor FitzAlan,   b. 0___ 1282,   d. 0___ 1328  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Y  [2, 4
    Family ID F16629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Idonia Clifford,   b. ~ 1303, Clifford Castle, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1365, (Yorkshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 0___ 1314  Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Isabel Percy,   b. 0___ 1320, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 May 1368, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Henry Percy, IV, 3rd Baron Percy,   b. 0___ 1322, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1368, Berwick Castle, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
     3. Maud Percy,   b. Abt 1335, Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1378  (Age ~ 43 years)
     4. Alianore Percy,   b. ~ 1336, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1361  (Age ~ 24 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F15717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1299 - Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Birth - 6 Feb 1301 - Leckonfield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1314 - Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Death - 25 Feb 1353 - Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England NE66 1NQ Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry de Percy, 9th Baron Percy and 2nd Baron Percy of Alnwick (1299-1352) was the son of Henry de Percy, 1st Baron Percy of Alnwick, and Eleanor Fitzalan, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel.

      Henry was sixteen when his father died, so the Barony was placed in the custody of John de Felton.[1]

      In 1316 he was granted the lands of Patrick IV, Earl of March, in Northumberland, by King Edward II of England.[2] In 1322, was made governor of Pickering Castle and of the town and castle of Scarborough and was later knighted at York.[3] Henry joined with other barons to remove the Despensers, who were favorites of Edward II.

      Following a disastrous war with the Scots, Henry was empowered along with William Zouche to negotiate the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton.[4] This was an unpopular treaty and peace between England and Scotland lasted only five years.

      He was appointed to Edward III's Council in 1327 and was given the manor and castle of Skipton. Was granted, by Edward III, the castle and barony of Warkworth in 1328. He was at the siege of Dunbar and the Battle of Halidon Hill and was subsequently appointed constable of Berwick-upon-Tweed.[5] In 1346, Henry commanded the right wing of the English, at the Battle of Neville's Cross.[6]

      Married Idonia, daughter of Robert de Clifford, 1st Baron de Clifford,[7] and had five children;

      Henry, b.1320, succeeded his father as 3rd Baron Percy of Alnwick
      Thomas Percy, Bishop of Norwich
      Roger
      Maud Percy, married John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby
      Eleanor Percy, married John Fitzwalter, 3rd Baron Fitzwalter (c.1315 – 18 October 1361)[8]
      Isabel Percy, married Sir William de Aton, 2nd Lord Aton, and had a daughter, Katherine Aton. Katherine Aton's son, William Eure, married Maud FitzHugh, daughter of Henry FitzHugh, 3rd Baron FitzHugh.[9]
      In 1329, he founded a chantry, to celebrate divine service for his soul.[10] [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S7173] "Henry de Percy, 9th Baron Percy and 2nd Baron Percy of Alnwick (1299 - 1352) Biography", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.

    2. [S9241] "Henry de Percy, 1st Baron Percy" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_de_Percy,_1st_Baron_Percy, downloaded M.

    3. [S9751] "Sir John Savile" 9-Generation Ahnentafel, http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/ahnentafel.php?personID=I147037&tree=00&par.

    4. [S9768] "Richard FitzAlan, 8th Earl of Arundel" biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_FitzAlan,_8th_Earl_of_Arundel,.