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  • ID: I10621
  • Name: Henry 1st Baron de PERCY , of Alnwick, Sir 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 MAR 1273 in Petworth, Sussex, England 1
  • Death: 2 OCT 1314 in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England 3
  • Burial: Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England
  • Note:
    Henry de Percy, 1st Lord (Baron) Percy, so created by writ of summons to Parliament 6 Feb 1298/9; born posthumously c25 March 1273; served in Edward I's Welsh campaign 1294, knighter 1296, fought at Battle of Dunbar 27 April 1296, in which his maternal grandfather the 7th Earl of Surrey beat off an attack by the Scots, Warden of Galloway and Ayrshire Sep 1296, Justiciar of Dumfries 1297, Jt Justiciar of Cumberland, Lancs and Westmorland 1297, Member of Council of Regency, during Edward I's absence overseas 1297-98, fought at English victory of Falkirk over the Scots 1298, at Siege of Carlaverock 1300; accompanied Edward I at Siege of Stirling 1304, King's Lt and Captain over all men-at-arms of the West Borders 1306, Constable of Scarborough Castle March 1307/8; bought 19 Nov 1309 from Anthony Beck or Bek, Bishop of Durham, the Barony (here a territorial entity carrying certain feudal rights, rather than a title of honour in the modern sense) of Alnwick, Co Northumberland, thus founding the Percy ascendancy there (for the bulk of the lands previously belonging to the family had been further south in Yorkshire, Sussex, or Hants); one of the magnates opposed to Edward II, took part in the appointment of the Lords Ordainers, an executive committee entrusted with giving specific expression to that opposition; Keeper of the Bishopric of Durham pro tem March 1311, Justice of the Forest beyond Trent and Keeper of Bamburgh Castle Dec 1311, Jt Keeper of the Marches c1311; married? by June 1294 Eleanor (died July or Aug 1328), sister of Richard de Arundel, and died between 2 and 10 Oct 1314. [Burke's Peerage]

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    Henry de Percy, 9th feudal lord, was summoned to parliament from 6 February, 1299 (27th Edward I) to 29 July, 1315 (8th Edward II). This nobleman obtained, 19 November, 1309, from Anthony Beck, bishop of Durham, by purchase, a grant of the Barony of Alnwick, co. Northumberland. His lordship was one of the great barons who subscribed, in 1301, the celebrated letter to Pope Boniface VIII, upon the attempt of his holiness to interpose in the affairs of the kingdom, intimating, "That their king was not to answer in judgment, for any rights of the crown of England, before any tribunal under heaven, &c., and that, by the help of God, they would resolutely, and with all their force, maintain against all men." He m. Eleanor, dau. of John FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, d. in 1315, and was s. by his eldest son, Henry de Percy, 2nd Lord 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.]

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    Sir Henry Percy, Knight, 9th Baron Percy, Baron of Alnwick, co. Northumberland 1309. [Ancestral Roots]




    Father: Henry de PERCY , Lord of Topcliffe, Sir b: ABT 1235 in Topcliffe, Thirsk, Yorkshire North Riding, England
    Mother: Eleanor de WARENNE b: 1251 in Warren, Sussex, England

    Marriage 1 Eleanor FITZALAN b: ABT 1285 in Arundel, Sussex, England
    • Married: BEF JUN 1294 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Henry 2nd Baron de PERCY , KG, MP, Sir b: 6 FEB 1299/00 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: 161-28
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2118
    3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 161-28
      Text: Oct 1314
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2118-9
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