BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY PERCY 1ST BARON PERCY 1273-1314

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: REGINAR

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Louis "Fat" VI King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 10G Grandson Edward "Elder" King Anglo-Saxons

EVENTS

On 25 Mar 1273 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy was born to Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe and Eleanor Warenne at Petworth

In 1293 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (19) and Eleanor Fitzalan were married

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

In 1299 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) was created 1st Baron Percy

In 1299 Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy was born to Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) and Eleanor Fitzalan

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship. The letter was never sent. Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton, John Moels 1st Baron Moels, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford, Walter Beauchamp, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg [Baron's Letter to the Pope].

Around 1303 William Percy was born to Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (29) and Eleanor Fitzalan at Petworth

On 24 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To John Sampson, contable of the king's castle of Scardeburgh [1]. Order to permit Henry Percy[2] (34) and his consort and their household to dwell in the houses within the said castle, provided that the castle be safely guarded.

On 17 Mar 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To John Sampson, contable of the king's castle of Scardeburgh [1]. Order to permit Henry Percy[2] (34) and his consort and their household to dwell in the houses within the said castle, provided that the castle be safely guarded.

On 16 Jan 1310 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (25) . Stamford. To the Sheriff of York [1]. Order to proclaim that the king does not intend to change the money current in the Kingdom in the late King's time, as had been rumoured, and to forbid anyone from thinking little of it, whereby victuals and other necessaries may be sold more dearly. [Foedera].
The like to all the Sheriffs of England [Ibid].
Enrolment of deed of Peter de Gavaston [2] (26) , knight, surrendering to the king the castle, manor, and honour of Knaresborough, with the free chase of Knaresborough, and the manors of Routheclyve and Auldburgh, lately granted to him by the King for his lifetime. Witnesses: Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (59) , John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (23) , John de Brittania , Earl of Richmond, Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (48) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (36) , Robert son of Walter, Robert son of Payn, William de Burford, William Inge. Dated at Stamford July 26, 3 Edward II.
Enrolment of like surrender by the said Peter [3] (26) of the county of Gaure and the castles of Talanon, Tantalon, and Mauleon, the provostships (preposituras) and Camparian(um) called 'la Cointal' and of the city of Bayonne, the manor of Erebafaveyra, Born, Comtad, Salmun, Dagenes, and the island of Oleron, and the lands of Marempne and of Lancras in Saintogne, and all rights, appurtenances, etc., etc., thereto pertaining to the king, which the king lately granted him for life. Witnesses as above. Dated August 4, 3 Edward II.
Memorandum, that this deed was delivered to the king in his chamber in the House of the Friars Preachers at Stamford, by the hands of the said Peter [4] (26) and the king delivered the said deed to J his chancellor, to be enrolled in the chancery, and it was afterwards delivered to Ingelard de Warle, keeper of the King's Wardrobe to be kept in the king's wardrobe, but the king's charters that the said Peter hereof were not then restored. [CONTINUES]

On 04 May 1312 Edward II King England (28) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (28) were at Newcastle on Tyne Castle where they barely escaped a force led by Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (34) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (39) and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (38) . Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (28) escaped to Scarborough, Edward II King England (28) to York. [Gaveston's Escape from Newcastle].

On 19 May 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (28) surrendered to Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (37) , John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (25) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (39) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (28) who were besieging the castle. The terms of the surrender were that Pembroke, Warenne and Percy would take Gaveston to York, where the barons would negotiate with the king. [Gaveston Surrenders].

In 1314 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (40) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe

GrandFather: William Percy 6th Baron Percy Topcliffe

1G GrandFather: Henry Percy

2G GrandFather: Jocelin Percy

3G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar I Count Louvain

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Count Louvain

4G GrandMother: Adela Thuringa

3G GrandMother: Ida Chiny

4G GrandFather: Otto Chiny 2nd Count Chiny

2G GrandMother: Agnes Percy 4th Baroness Percy Topcliffe

3G GrandFather: William Percy 3rd Baron Percy Topcliffe

4G GrandFather: Alan Percy 2nd Baron Percy Topcliffe

4G GrandMother: Emma Gaunt

Mother: Eleanor Warenne

GrandFather: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey

1G GrandFather: William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey

2G GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

2G GrandMother: Isabella Warenne 4th Countess Surrey

3G GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet

3G GrandMother: Adela Montgomery

4G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu

4G GrandMother: Helie Burgundy

1G GrandMother: Maud Marshal

2G GrandFather: William Marshal

3G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert

3G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

4G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

2G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke

3G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke

4G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough

4G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough

GrandMother: Alice Lusignan

1G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche

2G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan IX Count Lusignan

3G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan

4G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan

4G GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg

1G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

3G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême

4G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême

4G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

2G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

3G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay

4G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown