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  • ID: I13625
  • Name: Henry De Percy
  • Suffix: Kt
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1196
  • Occupation: Lord of Petworth, Sussex 1
  • Note:

    Falsely styled 5th Baron.
    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]
    William de Percy, Lord of Topcliffe, co. York. [Ancestral Roots]
    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.]
    Leland, writing between 1535 and 1542, says: "The market town of Petworth in the Weald of Sussex is right well increased since the Earls of Northumberland used little to lie there. He meant by this that the prosperity of the town had increased now that the Earls were not so much absent. "For now the men there make good cloth. In the Church of Petworth lie buried some of Percy's children.?
  • _UID: B67EECA891BC414985FBA36DF375628B849F
  • Change Date: 9 JUL 2007

    Father: Josceline De Louvaine b: 1123 in Louvain, Brabant, Lorraine
    Mother: Agnes Percy b: 1134

    Marriage 1 Isabel De Brus
    • Married:
    1. Has Children William De Percy b: 1193

    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Jim Weber
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