BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY PERCY 4TH EARL NORTHUMBERLAND 1449-1489

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: REGINAR

Descent English Royalty: 3G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1449 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland (27) and Eleanor Poynings (27)

On 29 Mar 1461 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (12) succeeded 4th Earl Northumberland (1C 1377)

In 1470 Robert Constable (46) was was in the service of Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (21)

In 1470 Marmaduke Constable (13) was in the service of Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (21)

In 1474 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (25) was appointed 213th Knight Garter: Edward IV

On 14 Jan 1478 Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (29) and Maud Herbert (20)

In 1479 Alan Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (30) and Maud Herbert (21)

In 1480 Josceline Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (31) and Maud Herbert (22)

On Aug 1481 Marmaduke Constable (24) was knighted by Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (32)

In 1483 Arundel Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (34) and Maud Herbert (25)

On 27 Jul 1485 Anne Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (36) and Maud Herbert (27)

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (36) betrayed Richard III King England (32) by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

On 28 Apr 1489 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland (40) 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 (46) . The rebels dispersed; their leader John à Chambre was hanged for treason. The rebels then chose John Percy (30) as their leader. His leadership proved less than reliable; he eventually fled to the court of Margaret of Burgundy (42) (sister of Edward IV and Richard III) who remained sympathetic to the Yorkist cause. [Yorkshire Rebellion]

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

In Dec 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (11) and Eleanor Percy were married. 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 (32) £4000 for the privilege. His father, Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham, had been hanged for treason in 1483.

Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert were married

Eleanor Percy was born to Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland and Maud Herbert

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

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

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Mary Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

2G GrandMother: Margaret Neville (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Montagu

4G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

4G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison

2G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence (Son Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandMother: Eleanor Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

Mother: Eleanor Poynings (6G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandFather: Richard Poynings (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Robert Poynings 5th Baron Poynings (9G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Richard Poynings 4th Baron Poynings

3G GrandFather: Michael Poynings 2nd Baron Poynings

4G GrandFather: Thomas Poynings 1st Baron Poynings

3G GrandMother: Joan Rokesley

4G GrandFather: Richard Rokesley

2G GrandMother: Isabel Grey (8G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Grey 1st Baron Fitzpayn (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Grey 2nd Baron Grey Codnor (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Somerville

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Brienne

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Grey (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 3rd Baron Grey Ruthyn (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Reginald Grey 2nd Baron Grey Ruthyn (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Grey 1st Baron Grey Ruthyn (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Hastings (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Alianore Strange (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Ros (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John Berkeley (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (1G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Ferrers (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Eva Zouche

4G GrandFather: Eudo Zouche

4G GrandMother: Millicent Cantilupe

2G GrandMother: Katherine Clivedon

3G GrandFather: John Clivedon

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne