Friday, January 6, 2012

G25: 30422826 Percy

30422826. Baron Henry de Percy & 30422827. Iodine de Clifford

2/2/1299, Henry born in Leconfield, Yorkshire, England, heir & s/o 60845652. Henry de Percy & 60845653. Eleanor Fitz Alan.

~1303, Iodine born in England, d/o 1249352. Robert de Clifford & 1249353. Maud de Clare.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

6/24/1314, Iodine’s father killed at the battle of Bannockburn; her brother Roger the heir.

10/1314, Henry’s father died.

10/10/1315, [date of writ] IPM of Henry de Percy … Henry his son, aged 16 at the Purification next, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

5/1/1316, The King committed to Eleanor, late the wife of Henry de Percy, the custody of all the said Henry’s lands in co. York during the minority of Henry, son and heir, rendering 400£ yearly … (S) CCRs.

11/13/1318, The king granted to Henry de Percy, son and heir of Henry de Percy … a minor in the king’s wardship, the custody of the castle and manor of Alnewyk, which belonged to Henry’s father at his death, … (S) CCRs, 5/18/1324.

6/3/1320, Order to pay to Edward, earl of Chester, the king’s son, 200 marks, … due from Henry for the custody of the lands of Henry de Percy in co. York during the minority of the heir, … Eleanor [Henry’s mother], late the wife of Henry de Percy, … surrendered the custody thereof … (S) CCRs.

5/24/1321, Assembly of the northern lords at Pomfret, under the earl of Lancaster “… de Pontefracto ad mandatum comitis Lancastriae … videlicet ipse comes primo cum suis, Thomas de Multone, Thomas de Fournivalle, …, Henricus filus Hugonis, …, Henricus de Percy, Johannes de Marmillone, … barones et banoretti ; … (S) Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I and Edware II, 1882, P61.

11/26/1321, To Thomas de Burgh, escheator … Order to cause Henry de Percy, son and heir of Henry de Percy, … to have seisin of his father’s lands, except knights’ fees and advowsons of churches, … although he has not yet proved his age … (S) CCRs.

3/16/1322, Iodine’s brother Roger captured at the battle of Boroughbridge and executed at York; her brother Robert succeeding.

5/1/1322, To Henry de Percy. Order to cause ordinance to be made by some of his men in whom he can confide that all  his men and tenandts, horsemen and footmen … between the ages of 16 and 60, shall provide themselves with arms … they be ready to set out against the Scots if they enter the realm. (S) CCRs.

7/20/1322, To Henry de Percy, constable of Scardeburgh castle. Order to receive … the king’s prisoners, and to cause them to be kept safely in that castle. (S) CCRs.

3/8/1323, To Thomas de Burgh, escheator … Order to deliver to Henry de Percy, son and heir of Henry de Percy, … his knights’ fees and advowsons of churches, which were retained in the king’s hands when he took Henry’s homage … although he had not then proved his age, as he has now proved his age … (S) CCRs.

4/1323, Henry knighted at York.

7/1/1325, Henry, son of Henry, granted a fair at Pocklington, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

10/1326, Henry joined Queen Isabela against the Despensers.

1/13/1327, The lords mentioned came to the Guildhall, and in the presence of the Mayor, Aldermen and a great Commonality to the oath to safeguard Isabella, Queen of England, and Edward, eldest son of the king of England and heir-apparent, in their cause against Hugh le Despenser the younger and Master Robert de Baldock, … Earls: … Barons: Roger de Mortuo Mari, Hugh Daudele, … Henry de Percy, … William de Roos, … (S) CPRs.

1/18/1327, Gilbert de Alton, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Henry de Percy, knight, 700 marks, … (S) CCRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

2/15/1327, Henry de Percy, the king’s kinsman, granted a market and fair at Topcliffe, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

9/5/1327, The K. commands that the 330£ 3s 4d owing to Henry de Percy for the 159 men-at-arms and 200 hobelars, with whom he accompanied on the Marches of Scotland for 25 days in July and August be defrayed. (S) CDsRS, 1887, P169.

1328, Henry’s mother died.

1328, The King granted Henry the reversion of Warkworth castle.

1329, Henry founded a chantry for his soul.

12/1330-2/1331, Henry de Percy recovered his possessions in Scotland under the Treaty of Northampton. [The lands of Thomas Wake, baron of Lydel, and Henry de Beaumont, earl of Buchan, were restored soon after.]

1331, Henry an envoy to France to treat for peace.

8/9/1332, The King hearing that Henry de Beaumont was preparing to invade Scotland in violation of the peace, appointed Henry de Percy warden of the March, with plenary powers to prevent breaches of the peac in York and 4 other northern counties. (S) Calendar of Documents Relanting to Scotland, 1887, P192.

11/21/1333, The K. to Henry de Percy his cousin. Commands him on his highest peril to deliver the castle of loghmaban to Henry de Beaumont, earl of Buchan, and Ralph de Neville, steward of the household, … [Henry in a dispute with Edward de Bohun, the K.’s cousin over the castle – to be settled in parliament.] (S) CDsRS, 1887, P198.

8/14/1334, Licence for Henry de Percy to grant to Henry his son and Mary, daughter of the king’s kinsman, Henry, earl of Lancaster, in tail male, the manors of Foston, co. Leicester, and Tadecastre and Pokelynton, co. York, … (S) CPRs.

2/19/1335, Henry granted the lands of Patrick de Dunbar IV, earl of March, in Northumberland. [The earl had rebelled against King Edward II.] (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland, 1887, P207.

1336, Henry de Percy received 200 marks from the Exchequer for services in Scotland.

1337, Henry and Iodine received a papal indult for plenary remission.

4/28/1338, Henry de Percy asks protection for his companion Monsire William Brous, who is in the K.’s service at the siege of Dumbarre. (S) CDsRS, 1887, P232.

1340, Henry Percy with Gilbert Umfraville, Ralph Neville, and Anthony Lucy, at their own costs, hired 210 men-at-arms and 220 archers to serve against the Scots. (S) The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick, V1, 1866, P123.

1341, Henry with the King at Newcastle, Scotland; and at the siege of Stirling.

By 1342, Henry de Percy gave up Lochmaben and Annandale and received the castle and constabulary of Jeddeworthe, the forest and other lands there, worth 400 marks yearly, by service of a goshawk, with 500 marks from the customs of Berwick-on-Tweed, and the keeping of its castle.

1343, Henry a commissioner for the Truce of the Marches; and to treat with Sir William Douglas, the knight of Liddesdale.

1345, Henry, with a force of 30,000, repelled a Scottish invasion under the command of Sir William Douglas.

8/20/1346, Proclamation of array, archbishop of York, Henry de Percy and Ralph de Neville to command the forces in the north. (S) English Hertiage Battlefield Report, Neville’s Cross, 1995.

10/17/1346, While Edward III was fighting in France, Henry commanded the right wing division at the victory of Neville’s Cross against the invading Scots. King David II was captured and ransomed for 100,000 marks.

1/20/1347, William de Plumpton, who is of the retinue of Henry de Percy, to go in his company to the march of Scotland for the defence thereof.

9/1347, Donkal Makduel [Duncan Macdowell], a captured Scot, handed over to Henry de Percy and Ralph de Neville at York castle. (S) The Anonimalle Chronicle, Galbraith, 1970, P159.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

9/1349, Henry de Percy wrote his will leaving £200 to satisfy claims that might be made throughout England for debts, and leaves 1000 marks sterling to his son Henry de Percy should he wish to make an expedition in his name to the Holy Land. (S) Journal of the British Arch. Assoc., 1866, P416. (S) Fasti Eboracenses, V1, 1863, P446.

1350, Henry commissioned to treat with the Scots for a final peace.

2/26/1351, Henry, 2nd Lord Percy, Baron of Topcliffe, Yorkshire and Alnwick, Northumberland, died at Warkworth; buried at Alnwick.

8/24/1365, Iodine died, buried at Beverly Minster.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P652. (S) The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick, 1866. (S) The Archaeological Journal, V41, 1884, P338-40.

Family notes:

·         12/28/1366, Whereas Henry de Percy ‘le piere’ by charter, lately enfeoffed William de Neuport … with remainder to Henry, his son, in fee ; … Cletop, … which Idonia, the grantor’s grandmother, held in dower … should remain to the said Henry son of Henry, in fee, … Henry, after receiving the attornment of Idonia, re-granted the remainder to the said Henry ‘le piere’ for life, and Idonia attorned to him, … (S) CPRs.

Children of Henry and Iodine: [5 sons, 4 daughters]

i. Henry de Percy (15210584), born 1323 in England.

ii. Eleanor de Percy (7605651), born ~1325 in England.

iii. Maud de Percy (15211413), born ~1330 in England.

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