Percy, Henry de (1392/3 - 1455)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1393-02-03 (or 3 February 1393/4 [ODNB])
Death Date: 1455-05-22

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: after 1414-10
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: Union produced a total of 9 sons, 3 of whom died in infancy, and 3 daughters

Offspring

From Neville, Eleanor ( - 1472)

  1. Male offspring: Percy, Ralph (1425 - 1464)
  2. Male offspring: Percy, Richard (d. 1461)
  3. Female offspring: Percy, Katherine (b. 1423)
  4. Male offspring: Percy, George (b. 1424)
  5. Female offspring: Percy, Joan (n.d.)

Primary Title

5th Earl of Northumberland

Titles

  • 5th Baron Percy
    Assumed 1407/8-02-19
    Vacated 1455-05-22
  • 5th Earl of Northumberland
    Assumed 1415/16-03-16
    Vacated 1455-05-22

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Capt, Northumberland 1416/17-3-1 1434-07-6 Part of the Marches towards Scotland
Warden, Marches towards Scotland, East March 1416/17-3-1 1434-07-6
JP, Cumberland 1417/18 1424
JP, Northumberland 1417/18 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1421/2 1424
Member, Council of Regency, England 1422-11-16 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1427/8 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1432 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1433 n.d.
Capt, Northumberland 1434/5-2-8 n.d. Part of the Marches towards Scotland
Warden, Marches towards Scotland, East March 1434/5-2-8 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1435 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1437 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1437 n.d.
Privy Councillor, England 1437-11-13 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1438/9 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1439 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1442 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1443 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1444 n.d.
JP, Northumberland 1447 n.d.
JP, Cumberland 1447 1448
JP, Cumberland 1452 1454

Details of Properties

Residence

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1424-1425 Guildhall, Cambridge , Cambridgeshire Earl of Northumberland's Entertainers
Performance 1447-1447 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel
Performance 1448-1448 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel
Performance 1449-1449 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel
Performance 1428-1428 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel/s
Performance 1446-1446 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel/s
Performance 1447-1447 Common Hall, York , York (city-county) in Yorkshire Earl of Northumberland's Minstrels

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Earl of Northumberland's Entertainers Percy, Henry de (1393 - 1455) Entertainers/Minstrels 1
Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel Percy, Henry de (1393 - 1455) Entertainers/Minstrels 3
Earl of Northumberland's Minstrel/s Percy, Henry de (1393 - 1455) Entertainers/Minstrels 2
Earl of Northumberland's Minstrels Percy, Henry de (1393 - 1455) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Petworth House Sussex Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)