Percy/de Percy Family

Name origin: Percy, Peerce, Precey, Percie the ancestry of this family is traced to Manfield, a Danish chieftain; one who assisted in the subjugation of Normandy 912. RICHARD, was standard bearer of Richard III at Battle of Bosworth 1485 and founded Pearce Hall in Yorkshire, England. The renowned family of Percy of Northumberland, Eng., derived their name from Percy Forest in the Province of Maen, Normandy, whence they came with William the Conqueror to England; one bearing the name was commander of his fleet. The name signifies a stony place from pierre. It may signify a hunting place, from pirren, Teutonic, to hunt; percer, French, to penetrate, to force one's way.

Rollo

b.abt.0950 of Norway, parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Mainfred de Percy b.abt.0980 of Norway

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Mainfred de Percy

b.abt.0980 of Norway s/o Rollo

CHILDREN included:

  1. Geoffrey de Percy b.abt.1005 of Perci-En-Auge, Normandy, France

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Geoffrey de Percy

b.abt.1005 of Perci-en-Auge, Normandy, France s/o Mainfred de Percy
m.Margaret _______
b.abt.1012 of Alnwick, Northumberland, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Serio de Percy b.abt.1033 Perci-En-Auge, Normandy, France
  2. William de Percy b.abt.1034 Perci-En-Auge, Normandy, France d.1096 Mt. Joy, near Jerusalem, Isreal
  3. Picot de Percy b.abt.1050 of Bltn Upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England d.aft.1125

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William de Percy

b.abt.1034 Perci-en-Auge, Normandy, France s/o Geoffrey and Margaret de Percy
d.1096 Mr. Joy, Near Jerusalem, Isreal
m.abt.1066 of Semar, Yorkshire, England Emma de Port
b.abt.1038 of Alnwick, Northumberland, England d/o Gospatric de Port
d.aft.1096 bur.Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Allan (Algermon) de Percy b.abt.1067 d.bef.Dec. 1135 bur.Whitby, Yorkshire, England
  2. Walter de Percy b.abt.1069
  3. William de Percy b.abt.1071
  4. Richard de Percy b.abt.1073
  5. Geoffrey de Percy b.abt.1075

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Errnald de Percy

b.abt.1038 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England; parents ukn
m.abt.1064, ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Ernaldo de Percy b.abt.1065

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Ernaldo de Percy

b.abt.1065 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o Errnald de Percy
m.abt.1099 ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert de Percy b.abt.1105

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Allan (Algermon) de Percy

b.abt.1067 of Alnwick, Northumberland, England s/o William and Emma (de Port) de Percy
d.bef.Dec. 1135 bur.Whitby, Yorkshire, England
m.abt.1087 of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England Emma de Gaunt [Gant]
b.abt.1071 d/o Gilbert de Gand [Gaunt] and Alice de Montifort [Morfort]
d.bef.1135

CHILDREN included:

  1. William de Percy b.abt.1088 d.1174/1175
  2. Walter de Rugemond De Percy b.abt.1090
  3. Geoffrey de Percy b.abt.1094
  4. Henry de Percy b.abt.1096 d.aft.1153
  5. Robert de Percy b.abt.1098
  6. dau. de Percy b.abt.1100
  7. dau. de Percy b.abt.1102
  8. Gaufrid de Percy b.abt.1104

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William de Percy

b.abt.1088 of Alnwick, Northumberland, England s/o Allan and Emma (de Gaunt) de Percy
d.1174/1175
m.1136 of Turnbridge, Kent, England Alice [Adeliza] (Clare) de Tunbridge
b.abt.1102 of Tunbridge, Kent, England d/o Richard de Clare and Alice (Adeliza) de Meschines
d.aft.1148 England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Walter de Percy b.abt.1127 d.y.
  2. Alan de Percy b.abt.1128 d.aft.1166
  3. Richard de Percy b.abt.1130 d.y.
  4. William de Percy b.abt.1132 d.y.
  5. Maud Percy b.abt.1136 Topcliffe, York, England d.y.
  6. Alan de Percy b.abt.1136
  7. Agnes de Percy b.1134 d.abt.1205
  8. Emma Percy b.1146 Alnwick, Northumberland, England
  9. Alice b.1144 Alnwick, Northumberland, England

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Robert de Percy

b.abt.1105 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o Ernaldo de Percy
bur.bef.1169/70
m.abt.1137 Agnes______

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Percy

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Agnes de Percy

b.1134 of Whitby, Yorkshire, England d/o William and Alice (de Tunbridge) de Percy
d.abt.1205
m.abt.1154 of Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, England Joscelin de Louvain Barbatus
b.abt.1123 of Louvain, Belgium s/o Godfrey "a la Barbe" Duke of Lorraine and Clemntia Countess of Namur
bur.bef.1180 Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Henry de Percyb.abt.1156
  2. Joscelaine de Percy b.abt.1157
  3. Eleanor de Percy b.abt.1158
  4. Alice de Percy b.abt.1160
  5. Robert de Percy b.abt.1162
  6. Ralph de Percy b.abt.1164
  7. Maud de Percy b.abt.1168
  8. Lucy de Percy b.abt.1169

NOTE: Children carried mother's name.

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William Percy

b.abt.1138 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o Robert and Agnes de Percy
d.aft.1202
m.abt.1178 Agnes Flamville

CHILDREN included:

  1. Walter de Percy b.abt.1185

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Henry de Percy

b.abt.1156 of Whitby, Yorkshire, England s/o Joscelin de Louvain Baratus and Agnes de Percy
Josceling was s/o Godfrey "a la Barbe" Duke of Lorraine and Clementia Countess of Namur
d.bef.Sept. 29, 1198
bur.St. Lo, Rouen, France
m.abt.1182 Cleveland, Yorkshire, England; Isabel Brus
b.abt.1160 Skelton, Yorkshire, England; d/o Adam and Joanna (de Meschines) Brus [Bruce]
bur.Whitby Abbey, N.Riding, Yorkshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. William de Percy b.abt.1193
  2. Henry de Percy b.abt.1195 d.Jan. 12, 1245/46

NOTE: Henry carried his mother's surname.

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Walter de Percy

b.abt.1185 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o William and Agnes (Flamville) Percy
bur.bef.1243
m.abt.1204; Joan ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. William de Percy b.abt.1205

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Willam de Percy

b.abt.1193 of Alnwick, Northumberland, England s/o Henry and Isabel (Brus) de Percy
d.bef.July 28, 1245 Salley Abbey, Craven, Yorkshire, England
m.(1)abt.1223 of Warwick, Warwickshire, England; Joan de Briwere
b.abt.1197 of Stoke, Devonshire, England d/o William and Beatrice (de Vaux) de Briwere
m.(2)abt.1230; Eleanor (Elene)(Ellen)(Ellena)(de Baliol)(Balliol)
b.abt.1206 of Red Castle, Augushire, Scotland; d/o Ingelram (Ingram) de Baliol (Balliol) and Agnes de Berkeley

CHILDREN of William and Joan included:

  1. Anastasia Percy b.abt. 1216 m.Ralph FitzRandolph
  2. Joan de Percy b.abt.1224
  3. Agnes de Percy b.abt.1226
  4. Alice de Percy b.abt.1228

CHILDREN of William and Eleanor included:

  1. Ingelram de Percy b.abt.1230 d.1262
  2. Walter de Percy b.abt.1233
  3. Henry de Percy b.abt.1235
  4. William de Percy b.abt.1237
  5. Geffrey de Percy b.abt.1239
  6. Jeffrey (Galfrid) de Percy b.abt.1240
  7. Alan de Percy b.abt.1241
  8. Josceline de Percy b.abt.1242
  9. Elena de Percy b.abt.1244 d.aft.1281

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William de Percy

b.abt.1205 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o Walter and Joan de Percy
bur.bef.July 1295
m.(1)May 3, 1244 Kildale, Yorkshire, England Nichola ______
m.(2)abt.1265 Margery ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. William de Percy b.abt.1260

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Henry de Percy

b.abt.1235 of Whitby, Yorkshire, England; s/o William de Percy and Eleanor de Baliol
d.Aug. 29, 1272 Sallay, Craven, Yorkshire, England
m.Sept. 8, 1268 York, Yorkshire, England; Eleanor Plantagenet (de Warenne)
b.abt.1244 of Surrey, England; d/o John Plantagenet (de Warenne) and Alice Lusignan (de Brien)
d.aft.1282

CHILDREN included:

  1. John de Percy b.1270 bur.bef.July 20, 1293
  2. William de Percy b.1274
  3. Henry de Percy b.March 25, 1273

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William de Percy

b.abt.1260 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o William and Nichola de Percy
d.April 22, 1295
m.abt.1279 Johanna de Neville

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alexander de Percy

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Henry de Percy

b.March 25, 1273 Petworth, Sussex, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Eleanor Plantagenet (de Warenne)
d.Oct. 2, 1314 Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire, England
m.abt.1299; Eleanor FitzAlan (Arundel)
b.abt.1277 of Arundel, Sussex, England; d/o John FitzAlan and Isabella de Mortimer
d.July 1328
bur.Beverley, Yorkshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Henry de Percy 1300
  2. William Percy b.1301 d.1355

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Alexander de Percy

b.abt.1280 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England s/o William and Johanna (de Neville) de Percy
d.aft.1354
m.abt. 1298, ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Percy b.abt.1300

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John Percy

b.abt.1300 of Kildale, Yorkshire, England; s/o Alexander de Percy
m.abt.1319 of Amcliffe, Yorkshire, England; Elizabeth Colville

CHILDREN included:

  1. Juliana Percy b.abt.1334 of Ormesby, Lincolnshire, England m.Robert Conyers

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Henry de Percy

b.Feb. 6, 1300/1301 Leconfield, Yorkshire, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Eleanor FitzAlan (Arundel)
d.Feb. 26, 1351/1352 Warkworth, Northumberland, England
m.1314 Idonea de Clifford
b.abt.1300 of Appleby, Westmoreland, England; d/o Robert de Clifford and Maud de Clare
d.Aug. 24, 1365
bur.Beverley Minster, Beverley, Yorkshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Margaret de Percy b.abt.1318 d.Sept. 3, 1376
  2. Henry de Percy b.1320
  3. Richard Percy b.1322
  4. Roger de Percy b.abt.1324
  5. Robert Percy b.1326
  6. Isabel de Percy b.abt.1326 d.1368
  7. Thoamas de Percy b.1328 d.1369
  8. William Percy b.1332
  9. Maud de Percy b.abt.1335 prob. Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England d.Feb. 18, 1378/79 m.July 1357 prob. Alnwick, Northumberland, England John Neville
  10. Eleanor Percy b.abt.1336 d.bef.1368

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Henry de Percy

b.1320 of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Idonea de Clifford
d.May 18, 1368
m.Sept. 1334 Tutbury Castle, Tutbury, Staffordshire, England; Mary Plantagenet
b.1320 Tutbury Castle; d/o Henry Plantagenet and Maud de Chaworth
d.Sept. 1, 1362

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Percy b.abt.1345 d.July 21, 1403
  2. Isabel Percy b.abt.1345
  3. Henry de Percy b.Nov. 10, 1341

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Henry de Percy

b.Nov. 10, 1341 of Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Mary Plantagenet
d.Feb. 19. 1407 Bramham Moor, Bramham, Yorkshire, England
m.July 12, 1358 Brancepeth, Durham, England; Margaret Neville
b.Feb. 12, 1341 of Raby, Durham, England; d/o Ralph Neville and Alice Audley
d.May 12, 1372

CHILDREN included:

  1. Ralph de Percy b.1359 d.Sept. 15, 1397
  2. Thomas de Percy b.1366
  3. Margaret de Percy b.1368
  4. Alan Percy b.1372
  5. Henry "Hotspur" de Percy b.May 20, 1364

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Henry "Hotspur" de Percy

b.May 20, 1364 Alnwick, Northumberland, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Margaret Neville
d.July 21, 1403 Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
m.Dec. 10, 1379 Usk, Monmouthshire, England; Elizabeth Mortimer
b.Feb. 12, 1370/1371 Usk, Monmoughshire, England; d/o Edmund "The Good" de Mortimer and Philippa Plantagenet
d.April 20, 1317

CHILDREN included:

  1. Henry de Percy b.Feb. 3, 1392
  2. Elizabeth Percy b.abt.1395 d.Oct. 26, 1437 m.abt.Nov. 1412; John Clifford

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Henry de Percy

b.Feb. 3, 1392 Alnwick, Norhumberland, England; s/o Henry "Hotspur" de Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer
d.May 22, 1455 Battle of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
bur.St. Albans Abbey Church, Herfordshire, England
m.abt.Oct. 1414 Alwick, Northumberland, England; Eleanor Neville
b.abt.1407 of Raby, Durham, England; d/o Ralph de Neville and Joan de Beaufort
d.1472 England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Joan Percy b.abt.1415 d.unm.
  2. Eleanor Percy b.abt.1415
  3. John Percy b.July 8, 1418 d.y.
  4. John Percy b.abt.1420 d.y.
  5. Henry de Percy b.July 25, 1421
  6. Thomas Percy b.Nov. 29, 1422 d.July 10, 1460
  7. Catherine Percy b.abt.May 18, 1423 d.abt.1499
  8. George Percy b.abt.1424
  9. son Percy b.July 24, 1424 d.April 25, 1464
  10. Ralph Percy b.Aug. 11, 1425 d.April 25, 1464
  11. Elizabeth Percy b.abt.1426
  12. Richard Percy b.abt.1426/1427 d.March 29 1461
  13. Ann Percy b.1428 d.July 5, 1522
  14. William Percy b.April 7, 1428

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Henry de Percy

b.July 25, 1421 Leconfield, Yorkshire, England; s/o Henry de Percy and Eleanor Neville
d.March 29, 1461 of Towtown, Yorkshire, England
m.abt.1446; Eleanor Poynings
b.abt.1421/1422 England; d/o Richard Poynings and Alianore (Ellanora) Berkeley

CHILDREN included:

  1. Ralph Percy b.abt.1440
  2. Henry Percy b.abt.1449 d.April 28, 1489
  3. Margaret (Margery) Percy b.abt.1450 of Yorkshire, England m.William Gascoigne
  4. Anne Percy b.abt.1454 d.July 5, 1522 m.Thomas Hungerford
  5. Elizabeth Percy b.abt.1468 d.aft.May 20, 1512

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