Hugh Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland
Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland, KG GCVO KStJ PC TD FRS (6 April 1914 – 11 October 1988), was the son of Alan Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland, and Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox. He succeeded to the dukedom of Northumberland in 1940, when his brother Henry, the 9th Duke, was killed in Flanders in World War II during the retreat to Dunkirk.
- Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland from 1956 to 1984.
- Chancellor of the University of Newcastle from 1964 to 1988.
- Chairman of the Medical Research Council from 1969 to 1977.
- President of the Royal Agricultural Society of England in 1956 and 1962
- Chairman of the Agricultural Research Council from 1958 to 1968.
- Chairman of the Committee of Enquiry on Foot and Mouth Disease.
- Lord Steward of H.M. Household from 1973 to 1988.
- Master of the Percy Foxhounds from 1940 to 1988.
Northumberland married Lady Elizabeth Diana Montagu Douglas Scott (died 19 September 2012), daughter of Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch, on 12 June 1946. They had seven children:
- Lady Caroline Mary Percy (b. 3 May 1947), married Pierre, Comte de Cabarrus, and had issue:Chiara de Cabarrus and Diana de Cabarrus
- Lady Victoria Lucy Diana Percy (b. 19 April 1949), married John Cuthbert and had issue: Alice Cuthbert, Lucy Cuthbert, Molly Cuthbert and David Cuthbert
- Lady Julia Helen Percy (b. 12 November 1950), married Nicholas Craig Harvey and had issue: Georgina Craig Harvey, Christopher Craig Harvey and Laura Craig Harvey
- Henry Alan Walter Richard Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland (1 July 1953 – 31 October 1995).
- Ralph George Algernon Percy, 12th Duke of Northumberland (b. 16 November 1956), married Jane Percy, Duchess of Northumberland (née Jane Richard) and had issue: Lady Katherine Percy, Lord George Percy, Lady Melissa Percy and Lord Max Percy
- Lady Louise Percy (25 May 1962 – 27 May 1962).
- Lord James William Eustace Percy (b. 18 June 1965), married Lucy Percy and had issue: Thomas Percy, Eliza Percy, Willa Percy and Sam Percy
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