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  • ID: I01197
  • Name: William de PERCY , Lord of Topcliffe, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1193 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England 1
  • Death: 28 JUL 1245 in Dalton Piercy, Hartlepool, Durham, England 1
  • Note:
    William de Percy; attained his majority some time between mid-1212 and mid-1214; was with Henry III at the taking of William de Forz, titular Count of Aumale's castle of Biham in Lincs 1221 (Aumale being another of the 25 magnates charged with ensuring that the Magna Carta was observed but who was now seen as in rebellion against royal authority rather than in understandable opposition to despotism, as had been the case when John was still on the throne five years earlier); married 1st Joan (died by 12 June 1233), daughter of Sir William Briwere or Brewer, his guardian when a minor; married 2nd Ellen (who brought him as dowry Dalton, Co Durham, in consequence called Dalton Percy (it is now in Cleveland), and died a short while before 22 Nov 1281), daughter of Ingram de Balliol by a daughter and heir of Walter de Berkeley, Chamberlain of Scotland, and died just before 28 July 1245. [Burke's Peerage]

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    William de Percy, Lord of Topcliffe, co. York. [Ancestral Roots]

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    William de Percy came into full possession of all those rights and properties which had been usurped at the decease of his mother but did not live long to enjoy them, for he d. in 1245, and was s. by his son (by his 2nd wife, Elena, dau. of Ingelram de Baliol, by whom he obtained in dower Dalton, afterwards Dalton Percy, in the bishopric of Durham), Henry de Percy. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 423, Percy, Barons Percy, Earls of Northumberland, &c.]




    Father: Henry de PERCY , Lord of Petworth, Sir b: 1160 in Petworth, Sussex, England
    Mother: Isabel le BRUS b: ABT 1172 in Skelton Castle, Yorkshire, England

    Marriage 1 Joan de BRIWERE b: 1190 in Stoke, Devon, England
    • Married: in 1st wife 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Anastasia de PERCY b: 1220 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    2. Has Children Ada de PERCY b: ABT 1223 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England

    Marriage 2 Ellen de BALIOL , Heiress of Dalton b: ABT 1200 in Barnard Castle, Gainford, Durham, England
    • Married: ABT 1233 in 2nd wife 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Henry de PERCY , Lord of Topcliffe, Sir b: ABT 1235 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    2. Has No Children Ingram de PERCY b: ABT 1237 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 161-26
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/1:650-651
    3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2118
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