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Biography of Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572

1537 Bigod's Rebellion

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving


Family Trees

Royal Ancestry

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 was appointed Baron Percy.

In 1528 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 was born to [his father] Thomas Percy 1504-1537 (24) and [his mother] Eleanor Harbottle 1504-1567 (24).

Bigod's Rebellion

On 02 Jun 1537 [his father] Thomas Percy 1504-1537 (33), Francis Bigod 1507-1537, and John Bulmer -1537 and Ralph Bulmer -1537 were hanged at Tyburn.

On 02 Jun 1537 Henry Percy 6th Earl of Northumberland 1502-1537 (35) died. His nephew Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (9) succeeded 7th Earl of Northumberland (1C 1377).

On 22 Jun 1558 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (30) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (20) were married (he was her third-cousin). Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (20) by marriage Countess of Northumberland (1C 1377).

In 1559 [his daughter] Elizabeth Percy 1559-1643 was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (31) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (21).

In 1560 [his son] Thomas Percy Baron Percy 1560-1560 was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (32) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (22).

In 1560 [his son] Thomas Percy Baron Percy 1560-1560 died.

On Jan 1562 [his brother] Henry Percy 8th Earl of Northumberland 1532-1585 (30) and Katherine Neville Countess Northumberland 1545-1596 (17) were married (he was her third-cousin once-removed). Katherine Neville Countess Northumberland 1545-1596 (17) by marriage Countess of Northumberland (1C 1377).

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth (28) was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie.".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge (22), a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange (30) on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford (22) was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke (25), in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester (79), High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton (50), in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell (49), Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye (34), in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye (52), in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke (61), in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde (35), in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande (35), in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande (37), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde (46), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Northumberlande (34), in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike (32), a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Baroness Cobham (23).
By the Viscounte Mountague (33), in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury (57), in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York (61), in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme (42), in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely (69), in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester (52), in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London (43), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury (39), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester (43), in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln (42), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester (64), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich (50), in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde (52), in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry (48), in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester (48), in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies (55), in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke (22), in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset (65), in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Probably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Countess of Surrey, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Countess of Pembroke (38), in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford (36), in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford (36), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury (37), in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager (51), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon (24), in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the [his wife] Countess of Northumberland (24), in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland (29), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager (42), six hankercheffes edged with gold delivered to the said Baroness Cobham (23).
By the Vicountess Mountague (24), in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon (51), in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde William Howard, Lord Chamberlen (52), in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett (56), in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall (50), in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche (65), in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North (66), in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley (29), in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Hastings of Loughboro (41), in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Stafford (60), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor (30), in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By Lorde John Graye (38), a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530.
By the Lorde Barkeley (27), in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye (29), in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Abergavennye (36), in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe (28), in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Caree of Hundesdon (35), in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge (30), in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild (24), in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Baroness Howarde (47), in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Baroness Clinton (35), a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Baroness Cobham (23).
By the Baroness Genevillet, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Lady Barkeley (24), Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye (30), in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon (33), in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's (48) wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Baroness Cobham (23), a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers (21), a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shefilde (20), a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Baroness Cobham.
By the Baroness Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes (38), a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Baroness Cobham
By the Lady Knowlles (38), a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Baroness Cobham.

In 1550 Hans Eworth Painter 1520-1574 (30). Portrait of Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (37) with the motto Invidia Torquet Autorem meaning Let envy torment its author.

In 1571 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Richard Cox Bishop of Ely 1493-1581 (78).

In 1577 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Richard Cox Bishop of Ely 1493-1581 (84).

In 1562 Hans Eworth Painter 1520-1574 (42). Portrait of Margaret Audley Duchess Norfolk 1540-1564 (22). The Arms top left not Audley. Neither is the motto partially showing.

Before 1558 Gerlach Flicke Painter 1520-1558. Portrait of Peter Carew 1514-1575.

In 1563 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (35) was appointed 346th Knight of the Garter by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29)..

In 1567 [his mother] Eleanor Harbottle 1504-1567 (63) died.

On 11 Jun 1570 [his son] Mary Percy 1570-1643 was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (42) and [his wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (32).

On 22 Aug 1572 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 (44) was beheaded at The Pavement in York. His brother [his brother] Henry Percy 8th Earl of Northumberland 1532-1585 (40) succeeded 8th Earl of Northumberland (1C 1377).

On 17 Oct 1596 [his former wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596 (58) died.

On 13 May 1895 Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 was beatified.

[his father] Thomas Percy 1504-1537 and [his mother] Eleanor Harbottle 1504-1567 were married (he was her third-cousin).

[his daughter] Lucy Percy was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 and [his former wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596.

[his daughter] Joan Percy was born to Thomas Percy 7th Earl of Northumberland 1528-1572 and [his former wife] Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland 1538-1596.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Reginar aka Percy

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of King Edward III England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Royal Descendants

Ancestry

Father: Thomas Percy 1504-1537 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Henry Percy 5th Earl of Northumberland 1478-1527 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 4th Earl of Northumberland 1449-1489 3 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl of Northumberland 1421-1461 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl of Northumberland 1393-1455 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 3 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys 1371-1417 Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland 1397-1472 Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 6 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Poynings 1400-1429 5 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Robert Poynings 5th Baron Poynings 1382-1446 9 x Great Grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Eleanor Grey Baroness Poynings 1393- 4 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 5 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: John Berkeley 1352-1428 4 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne

Great GrandMother: Maud Herbert Countess Northumberland 1458-1485 9 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1423-1469

Great x 3 GrandFather: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445

Great x 3 GrandMother: Gwladys ferch Dafydd Gam "Star of Abergavenny" Brecon

Great x 4 GrandFather: Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Devereux 1430-1486 8 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1387-1459 7 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandFather: Walter Devereux 1361-1402

Great x 4 GrandMother: Agnes Crophull 1371-1436 6 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Merbury

GrandMother: Katherine Spencer Countess Northumberland 1477-1542 3 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Robert Spencer of Spencer Combe 1435-1510

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Beaufort Countess Ormonde 1432-1501 2 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, Dorset 1373-1410 Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence 1385-1439 2 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 2 x Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468 4 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 4 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 5 x Great Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick 1386-1422 3 x Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417 2 x Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 4 GrandMother: Margaret Lisle Baroness Berkeley, 3rd Baroness Lisle 1362-1391 7 x Great Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Mother: Eleanor Harbottle 1504-1567 5 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

GrandFather: Guiscard Harbottle 1485-1513 4 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Harbottle 1463-1505

Great x 2 GrandFather: Bertram Harbottle 1426-1462

Great GrandMother: Margaret Percy 1462-1506 3 x Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Percy 1425-1464 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl of Northumberland 1393-1455 2 x Great Grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 3 x Great Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 4 GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys 1371-1417 Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland 1397-1472 Great Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 4 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 5 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Acton

GrandMother: Jane Willoughby 10 x Great Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandFather: Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 9 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 1427-1474 8 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Willoughby -1448 7 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandFather: Edmund Willoughby 1357-1395 6 x Great Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 4 GrandMother: Isabel Annesley 1383-1416

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Freville 1401-1493

Great x 4 GrandFather: Baldwin Freville 1368-1401

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Griffith -1491

Great GrandMother: Margaret Markham

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Markham -1490