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Ancestors of John William Brearton *

Twenty-third Generation

8257700. 4th Baron Robert Poynings was born in 1382 in Okeford, Fitzpaine, Dorset, England . He died on 2 Oct 1446 in Orleans,France . He married Elizabeth Grey.

8257701. Elizabeth Grey was born in 1393 in Okeford, Fitzpaine, Dorsetshire, England.


8257702. John De Berkeley * was born on 21 Jan 1351 in Wotton,Gloucestershire,England . He was christened on 23 Jan 1351/1352. He died in 1428 in Beverstone,Glou,England . He married Elizabeth Betteshorne *. [Parents]

8257703. Elizabeth Betteshorne * was born about 1353 in Beverstone,Gloucs.,England . [Parents]

BIR-MAR: Bk, Medieval Knight by Stephen Turnbull


8310864. 1st Earl of Northumberland Henry Percy was born on 3 Feb 1392/1393 in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England . He died on 22 May 1455 in Battle of St Albans, Hertfordshire, England (against Yorkists) . He married Eleanor Neville.

Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, so created 16 March 1415/6, with the same remainder as his grandfather; born 3 Feb 1392/3, had his grandfather's estates restored to him and was knighted; on military service in Normandy 1416 and 1417, Warden of the East March 1417, Member of Council of Regency on death of Henry V, commissioner to negotiate peace with the Scots Fewb 1423/4 and 1452, Jt commissioner to monitor violations of truce with Scots 1433, Constable of England May-Sep 1450; married a short while after Oct 1414, as her 2nd husband, Lady Alianore/Eleanor Nevill(e), daughter of Ralph, 1st Earl of Westmorland of the 1397 creation, and was killed fighting on Henry VI's side at the Battle of St Albans against the Yorkists 22 May 1455. [Burke's Peerage] ------------------------------------------ Sir Henry de Percy KG, b. 3 Feb 1392/3, slain at St Albans 22 May 1455; 2nd Earl of Northumberland; 1408 KB; 1400 Warden of the Marches of Scotland; m. shortly after Oct 1414 Eleanor de Neville. [Magna Charta Sureties] ------------------------------------------ Henry de Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, who m. Lady Eleanor Nevil, dau. of Ralph, 1st Earl of Westmoreland, and Joan de Beaufort, dau. of John of Gaunt, and aunt of King Henry V. Of this nobleman and his countess, and their issue, the following account is given in a very curious MS preserved in the British Museum, and there said to be extracted Ex Registro Monasterij de Whitbye; -- "Henry Percy, the son of Sir Henry Percy that was slayne at Shrewsbury, and of Elizabeth, the dau. of the Erle of Marche, after the death of his father and graunsyre, was exiled into Scotland, in the time of King Henry V; by the labour of Johanne, the Countess of Westmerland (whose dau., Alianor, he had wedded in coming into England), he recovered the king's grace and the county of Northumberland, so was the 2nd Earl of Northumberland. And of this Alianor, his wife, he begat IX sonnes and III daughters, whose names be Johanne, that is buried at Whitbye; Thomas (created) Lord Egremont; Katheyne Grey, of Ruthyn (wife of Edmund, Lord Grey, afterwards Earl of Kent); Sir Raffe Percy; William Percy, a byshopp; Richard Percy; John, that dyed without issue; another John (called by Vincent, in his MS Baronage in the Heralds' office, John Percy, senior, of Warkworth); George Percy, clerk; Henry, that dyed without issue; besides the eldest sonne and successor, Henry, 3rd Erle of Northumberland." His lordship, who was at the battle of Agincourt, was made lord high constable by King Henry VI, and fell at St. Alban's, 23 May, 1455, fighting under the banner of that monarch, and was s. by his eldest surviving son, Henry Percy, 3rd earl. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 424, Percy, Barons Percy, Earls of Northumberland, &c.]

8310865. Eleanor Neville was born in 1399 in Raby Castle, Durham, England .


8310866. Lord Richard Poynings was born in 1406 in Poynings, Sussex, England . He died on 10 Jun 1429 in Orleans, France . The cause of death was killed 1429-30. He was buried in Vp,Orleans,France . He married Alianore Berkeley * after Apr 1421 in Beverstone,Glouchester,England. [Parents]

8310867. Alianore Berkeley * was born about 1382 in Beverston, Gloucestershire, England . She died in Aug 1455. She was buried in Arundel, Sussex, England . [Parents]


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