Biography of Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland

Timeline

Around 1449 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland and Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland.

On 29 Mar 1461 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland succeeded 4th Earl Northumberland (1C 1377). Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland by marriage Countess Northumberland (1C 1377).

In 1470 Marmaduke Constable was in the service of Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland.

In 1470 Robert Constable was was in the service of Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland.

In 1474 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland was appointed 213th Knight Garter: Edward IV.

On 14 Jan 1478 Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

In 1479 Alan Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

In 1480 Josceline Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

On Aug 1481 Marmaduke Constable was knighted by Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland.

In 1483 Arundel Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

On 27 Jul 1485 Anne Percy Countess Arundel was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
Richard Guildford
Walter Hungerford
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby
John Wingfield
Edward Woodville
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain
Roger Kynaston
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney
William Brandon
James Harrington
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk
John Sacheverell, and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath.
William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Savage commanded.
Robert Poyntz was knighted.

Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby
John Conyers
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley
Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln
Humphrey Stafford
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.
John Babington, William Brandon, James Harrington, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk, John Sacheverell, William Alington, Robert Mortimer, Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe, Richard Bagot and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley were killed.
William Catesby was executed at Leicester after the battle.
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster held as a hostage by Richard III before the Battle of Bosworth.
Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland betrayed Richard III King England by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

Yorkshire Rebellion

On 28 Apr 1489 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland was hanged at York by the rebels when attempting to collect the tax. The King then sent an army of 8000 north led by Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk. The rebels dispersed; their leader John à Chambre was hanged for treason. The rebels then chose John Percy as their leader. His leadership proved less than reliable; he eventually fled to the court of Margaret of Burgundy (sister of Edward IV and Richard III) who remained sympathetic to the Yorkist cause. .

After 28 Apr 1489 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland was buried at Beverley Minster.

In Dec 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham and Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham were married. Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham by marriage Duchess Buckingham (1C 1444). The executors of her father Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland, who had been hanged by rebels during the Northern Rebellion earlier in the year, having paid Henry VII King England and Ireland £4000 for the privilege. His father, Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham, had been hanged for treason in 1483.

Elizabeth Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

Eleanor Percy Duchess Buckingham was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland were married.

William Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Reginar

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Plantagenet Baroness Percy Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Neville Countess Northumberland Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Montagu Countess March

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

Mother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: Richard Poynings Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: Robert Poynings 5th Baron Poynings Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Poynings 4th Baron Poynings

Great x 3 GrandFather: Michael Poynings 2nd Baron Poynings

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Rokesley

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Grey Baroness Poynings Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Grey 1st Baron Fitzpayn Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Brienne Baroness Fitzpayn

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Grey Baroness Poynings Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alianore Strange Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Ros Baroness Grey Ruthyn Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford Countess Desmond Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: John Berkeley Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eva Zouche

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon Baroness Berkeley

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Clivedon

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne