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Ancestors of John William Brearton *

Nineteenth Generation

516096. George Stanley * was born in 1460. He married Joan Le Strange? *. [Parents]

516097. Joan Le Strange? * was born about 1470.


516098. 2nd Baron of Hastings Edward Hastings *.Edward married Mary De Moleyns *. [Parents]

516099. Mary De Moleyns *.


516106. 4th Earl of Northumberland, Lord Poynings Henry Algernon Percy * was born on 13 Jan 1478 in Alnwick,Nhum,England . He died on 29 Jun 1531 in England . He married Catherine Spencer * about 1494 in England . [Parents]

BIR-MAR-DEA: Bk, Medieval Knight by Stephen Turnbull.

HENRY ('HENRY THE MAGNIFICENT') ALGERNON PERCY, 4th EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND, KG (1499), KB (1489), JP (Sussex 1515); b 14 Jan 1477/8; his sobriquet derived from his profuse expenditure on entertaining (he was also patron of the poet John Skelton, who had in 1489 written an elegy 'On the Death of the Earl of Northumberland', referring to the 3rd Earl's murder by protesting Yorkshiremen earlier the same year, dedicating it to the subject's s, the 4th Earl); helped suppress the uprising of the Cornishmen at Battle of Blackheath 1497, Constable Knaresborough, Steward Lordship of Knaresborough and Master Forester in Forest at Knaresborough 1501, Warden the Marches 1503, commr of array Northumberland and Yorks 1511, Trier Petitions from Gascony and beyond seas Feb 1511/2, commanded 500 Northumbrian light horse at Battle of Spurs against French 1513, commr to enquire into riots in Yorks 1514, Memb Cncl of the North 1522; m by 1502 Catherine (d between 14 Oct and 9 Nov 1542), dau and coheir of Sir Robert Spencer, of Spencercombe, Devon, by Lady Eleanor Beaufort, 2nd dau of 1st Duke of Somerset of the 1448 cr (see BEAUFORT, D), and d 19 May 1527

After the death in 1670 spms of 5th EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND (see below) of the 1557 cr, James Percy (1619-?90), a Dublin trunkmaker, claimed the earldom and associated titles, alleging first descent from the 7th Earl and then descent from Sir Ingelram Percy. He was undoubtedly s of one Henry Percy by a woman called Lydia, dau of Robert Cope, of Horton, Northants, and was generally recognised as gs of another Henry Percy, supposedly of Pavenham, Beds. The House of Lords eventually rejected his petition and sentenced him to be displayed before the four courts in Westminster hall, wearing a piece of paper on his chest, declaring him 'The False and Impudent Pretender to the Earldom of Northumberland'

516107. Catherine Spencer * was born in 1477 in Spencercombe,Devonshire,England .

Henry Percy b: ABT 1495 in Of,Alnwick,NHUM,England
Thomas Percy b: ABT 1504 in Of,Alnwick,NHUM,England
Ingelram Percy b: ABT 1506 in Of,Alnwick,NHUM,England
Margaret Percy b: ABT 1508 in Of,Alnwick,NHUM,England


519424. 2nd Earl of Derby Thomas Stanley * died on 23 May 1521 in Middlesex,England,Sion Monastery. He married Anne Hastings * in 1507. [Parents]

519425. Anne Hastings * was born about 1485 in Colham Green, Middlesex, England . She died in Colham Green, Middlesex, England . She was buried on 17 Nov 1550. [Parents]


519428. 11th Lord Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland Henry Clifford * was born in 1493 in Skipton,Yorkshire,England . He died on 22 Apr 1542 in Skipton,Yorkshire,England . He was buried on 2 May 1542. He married Margaret Percy * in Skipton,Yrks,England.

BIR-MAR-DEA-BUR: Bk, Medieval Knight by Stephen Turnbull.

HENRY CLIFFORD, 11th Lord (Baron) Clifford and 1st EARL OF CUMBERLAND (E), so cr 18 June 1525, KG (1509); b 1493; Sheriff Yorks 1522, had large grants of monastic lands in Yorks, successfully defended Skipton Castle against rebels during the Pilgrimage of Grace 1536, Warden W Marches, Capt Carlisle 1525-28 and 1534-42, Constable and Steward Knaresborough and Penrith; m 1st Lady Margaret Talbot (dsp), dau of 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford (qv); m 2nd c 1516 Margaret Percy (bur 25 Nov 1540), dau of 5th Earl of Northumberland (see NORTHUMBERLAND, D), and d 22 April 1542, having had issue by his 2nd wife

519429. Margaret Percy * was born about 1508 in Alnwick,Nhum,England . She died in Nov 1540. [Parents]

BIR-MAR-DEA: Bk, Medieval Knight by Stephen Turnbull.


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