BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY PERCY 1ST BARON PERCY 1273-1314

GENERAL

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

EVENTS

On 25 Mar 1273 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 was born to Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe -1272 and Eleanor Warenne at Petworth, Sussex

In 1293 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (19) and Eleanor Fitzalan were married

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 (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 1272-1315 (26), Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303 (55), Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306 (53), Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex 1249-1298 (49), Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (24), Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326 (37), William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325 (26), Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321 (52), Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley 1271-1326 (27), Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor 1255-1308 (43), Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308 (58), John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton 1268-1323 (30), John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330 (29), Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316 (48), Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 (11), William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley 1255-1316 (43), John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325 (42), Nicholas Segrave 1256-1321 (42), Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford 1257-1331 (41), Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314 (30), Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (20), Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 (17), John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304 (67), Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (25), Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon 1276-1340 (21), Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302 (31), Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340 (18), John Capet II Duke Brittany 1239-1305 (59), Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser -1306, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (23), John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 1268-1300 (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311 (47). William Scrope 1245-1312 (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart -1298 was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock 1705-1746 fought.

In 1299 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (25) was created 1st Baron Percy

In 1299 Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 was born to Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (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 1231-1304, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer 1270-1325, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk 1245-1306, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby 1243-1304, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny 1286-1325, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin 1285-1337, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter 1247-1326, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset 1274-1336, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose 1260-1326, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton 1240-1308, John Moels 1st Baron Moels 1269-1310, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley 1245-1321, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford 1240-1296, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin 1253-1309, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland 1276-1313, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314, Walter Beauchamp 1243-1303, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave 1256-1325, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby 1272-1325, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu 1250-1316, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley 1181-1241, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster 1269-1330, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales -1304, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall 1260-1332, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf 1259-1304, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot 1276-1346, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt 1301-1364, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg 1220-1304

Around 1303 William Percy 1303-1355 was born to Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (29) and Eleanor Fitzalan at Petworth, Sussex

On 24 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England 1284-1327 (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 1284-1327 (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 1284-1327 (25). Stamford, Lincolnshire. 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, , knight, surrendering to the king the castle, manor, and honour of Knaresborough, Yorkshire, 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 -1314, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury 1251-1311 (59), John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (23), John de Brittania [2], Earl of Richmond, Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326 (48), Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (36), Robert son of Walter, Robert son of Payn, William de Burford, William Inge. Dated at Stamford, Lincolnshire 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, Stamford, Lincolnshire 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

On 04 May 1312 Edward II King England 1284-1327 (28) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) were at Newcastle on Tyne Castle, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland where they barely escaped a force led by Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln 1278-1322 (34), Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (39) and Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314 (38). Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) escaped to Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Edward II King England 1284-1327 (28) to York, Yorkshire

On 19 May 1312 Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28) surrendered to Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke 1275-1324 (37), John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey 1286-1347 (25), Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (39) and Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall 1284-1312 (28)

In 1314 Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314 (40) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe -1272

GrandFather: William Percy 6th Baron Percy Topcliffe 1197-1245

1G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1156-1198

2G GrandFather: Jocelin Percy 1121-1180

3G GrandFather: Godfrey Reginar I Count Louvain 1060-1139

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Count Louvain 1020-1071

4G GrandMother: Adela Thuringa

3G GrandMother: Ida Chiny

4G GrandFather: Otto Chiny 2nd Count Chiny

2G GrandMother: Agnes Percy 4th Baroness Percy Topcliffe 1135-1205

3G GrandFather: William Percy 3rd Baron Percy Topcliffe -1175

4G GrandFather: Alan Percy 2nd Baron Percy Topcliffe -1132

4G GrandMother: Emma Gaunt

Mother: Eleanor Warenne

GrandFather: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304

1G GrandFather: William Warenne 5th Earl Surrey -1240

2G GrandFather: Hamelin Warenne 4th Earl Surrey 1129-1202

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy 1113-1151

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem 1089-1143

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

2G GrandMother: Isabella Warenne 4th Countess Surrey 1137-1203

3G GrandFather: William Warenne 3rd Earl Surrey 1119-1148

4G GrandFather: William Warenne 2nd Earl Surrey -1138

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Capet 1085-1131

3G GrandMother: Adela Montgomery -1174

4G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu 1093-1172

4G GrandMother: Helie Burgundy 1080-1141

1G GrandMother: Maud Marshal 1194-1248

2G GrandFather: William Marshal 1146-1219

3G GrandFather: John Fitzgilbert 1105-1165

3G GrandMother: Sybil Salisbury

4G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

2G GrandMother: Isabel Clare 4th Countess Pembroke 1172-1220

3G GrandFather: Richard "Strongbow" Clare 2nd Earl Pembroke, 1st Earl Buckingham 1130-1176

4G GrandFather: Gilbert Clare 1st Earl Pembroke 1100-1148

4G GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandMother: Aoife Ní Diarmait Macmurrough 1145-1188

4G GrandFather: Diarmait Macmurrough 1110-1171

GrandMother: Alice Lusignan 1224-1256

1G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan X Count Lusignan, V Count La Marche 1183-1249

2G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan IX Count Lusignan 1163-1219

3G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan 1141-1169

4G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan 1108-1170

4G GrandMother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg

1G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England 1188-1246

2G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême 1160-1202

3G GrandFather: William "Taillefer" Angouleme VI Count Angoulême -1179

4G GrandFather: Wulfgrin Angouleme II Count Angoulême -1140

4G GrandMother: Pontia La Marche

2G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay -1218

3G GrandFather: Peter Courtenay 1126-1183

4G GrandFather: Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Savoy -1154

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Unknown