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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Baron Henry de Percy & Lady Eleanor de Warren

 121691306. Baron Henry de Percy & 121691307. Lady Eleanor de Warren

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1228, Henry born in York, England, s/o 486765190. William de Percy & 243382615. Eleanor Baliol.


1245, Henry heir to his father.

1246, Elena, widow of William de Percy, claimed against Robert de Brus … The defendants called to warrant Henry de Percy, son and heir of William de Percy, who was under age and in ward to the king … (S) Yorkshire Arch. Journal, V1, 1892, P276.

8/30/1247, Licence for Henry de Percy, for a fine of 600 marks, to marry whom he will, provided that he find sufficient pledges for the fine. (S) CPRs.

1/17/1249, Mandate to all the tenants to do their homage and service to Henry de Percy their lord, the son and heir of William de Percy, the king having taken his homage. (S) CPRs.

11/27/1252, Commission to Henry de Percy and William de Middleton … homicide done in the church of Tiverington … York … (S) CPRs.

1253, Ebor … Dominus Eadwardus filius domini regis. Robertus de Vertri Ponte. … Willelmus de Ros. Robertus de Nevill. Rogerus de Mubray. … Johannes de Warenna. … Petrus de Brus. Henricus de Percy. … Willelmus de Stotevill. … Adam de Everingham, … Simon de Steyngrif. … (S) Survey of the County of York, 1867, P432.

1255, Eleanor born in England d/o 23639780. Earl John de Warren & 23639781. Alice de Lusignan.

1255, Henry de Percy, who was the advocatus of Salley Abbey, caused the monks to surrender to him some woodland which had been given to them by one of his tenants, and extracted from the monks a covenant that they would not purchase land in his fee without his consent. (S) Medieval English Conveyances, Kaye, 2009, P213.

By 1257, Henry knighted.

1257, Henry summoned to attend the King at Bristol with horses and arms to march against the Welsh.

6/4/1257, Henry de Percy made an agreement with his brothers William and Walter, and Elena, their mother, regarding her dower. (S) NEHGR, Vs37-52, 1951, P287.

3/1258, Henry de Percy summoned with other northern barons to prepare with horses and arms to rescue King Alexander III during the revolt of Walter Cumming, earl of Mentieth. (S) Surtees Society, V88, 1895, P17.

2/10/1259, Inspeximus … Andrew, prior of St. Swithun’s, Winchester, … witnesses, Roger le Bigod, earl of Norfolk, … Henry de Percy, … (S) CChRs.

6/19/1258, Protection for Peter de Percy, who bears himself laudably in the king’s service and is unduly disquieted by Henry de Percy and others of his parts … (S) CPRs.

6/29/1263, The Manor of Isleworth hosted a gathering of Earl Simon de Montfort’s rebellious noblemen who held a conference with the King that sowed the seeds for England’s first true Parliament. Henry intially sided with the barons in revolt. [Submitted himself to the king and was restored.]

10/20/1263, Protection of the abbey of St. Mary of York … Hugh le Bigod and Henry de Percy are enjoined to assist … (S) CPRs.

5/14/1264, Henry captured at the battle of Lewes.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

1264-65, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, effectively ruled England.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Simon de Montfort at the battle of Evesham; ending the barons’ revolt.

12/13/1265 at Windsor, Henry de Percy with other barons supported the king in a compromise made by the king of the statutes made at Oxford, and to abide by the determination of the King of France [who arbitrated.]

2/7/1266, Henry de Alemannia to defend the parts of the counties of York, Nottingham, and Derby. Writ of aid for him directed to … Peter de Brus, … Henry de Percy, Robert de Neville, John de Eyvill, … (S) CPRs.

[––Henry & Eleanor––]

9/8/1268, Henry married Eleanor.

6/15/1270, Letters patent commanding Henry de Percy to do homage to Edmund the King’s son for the lands which he holds of the honor of Pickering. (S) Reports of Commissioners, 1870, P11.

10/16/1271, Henry granted a market and fair at Tadcaster, Yorkshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

3.26/1272, Sir Henry de Percy, patron of the parsonage of Greyregrave. (S) Register of Walter Giffard, Brown, 1904, P34.

8/29/1272, Henry of Lincolnshire died; buried at Sallay near his father.


11/29/1272, Dower to be assigned to the said Eleanor de Percy. (S) CCRs.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1276, Eleanor de Percy, by fine, granted land back to Simon ?. (S) The Percy Chartulary, 1911, P395.

5/2/1278, Eleanor’s son John, a minor, brought an assize of mort dancestor against his mother. (S) CCRs. [Eleanor asked that the assize be respited until she could discuss the matter with Eleanor, the queen-mother.]

8/7/1278, The assize of mort de ancestor was settled between “Alianora que fuit vxor Henrici de Percy” and “Johannis de Percy”. (S) English Parliament, Richardson, 1981, P555.

5/10/1279, The underwritten have quittance of the common summons in co. Sussex … Eleanor de Percy. (S) CCRs.

1279, Alienora was holding the town of Petworth, Sussex and its liberties by enfeoffment of her late husband Henry de Percy, for the term of her life. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.

10/4/1279, Pardon, at the instance of Eleanor de Percy, the king’s kinswoman, to … (S) CPRs.

1281, Eleanor died. [“… lands late of Elena de Percy; deceased, tenant in chief, … held in dower of Henry de Percy, deceased, …” (S) CPRs.]

11/22/1281, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of Ellen de Percy, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

(S) Sussex Arch. Coll.’s, V14, 1862, P3. (S) Collins’s Peerage, V2, 1812, P238.

Family notes:

·         There is a contemporary Henry de Percy of Lincolnshire with a son John as his heir.

Child of Henry and Eleanor:

i. Henry de Percy (60845652), born 3/25/1273 in England.

[Born after his father died.]

ii. John de Percy, born ? in England.

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