Josceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland

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Josceline Percy
Earl of Northumberland
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Spouse(s) Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley

Issue

Henry Percy, Lord Percy
Lady Elizabeth Percy
Noble family House of Percy
Father Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland
Mother Elizabeth Howard
Born 4 July 1644
Died 31 May 1670

Josceline (or Joceline) Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland, 5th Baron Percy (4 July 1644–Turin, 31 May 1670) was an English peer.[1]

Percy was the eldest son of Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland and his second wife, Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk. He served as a Page of Honour at the coronation of Charles II of England on 23 April 1661 and became a member of the Inner Temple on 4 November of that same year.[1]

On 23 December 1662, he married Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley (the third daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton)[1] and they had two children:

In 1668, Henry inherited his father's titles and estate.[1] Upon Henry's death in 1670 without a male heir, the Earl's titles became extinct and his estate passed to his only daughter, Elizabeth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Doyle, James William Edmund (1886). The official baronage of England: showing the succession, dignities, and offices of every peer from 1066 to 1885 2. Longmans, Green. p. 665. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
Honorary titles
English Interregnum Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland
jointly with The Earl of Northumberland 1660–1668

1660–1670
Succeeded by
The Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Preceded by
The Earl of Southampton
Custos Rotulorum of Hampshire
1667–1670
Succeeded by
The Marquess of Winchester
Preceded by
The Earl of Northumberland
Lord Lieutenant of Sussex
1668–1670
Succeeded by
The Earl of Dorset
Lord Buckhurst
Custos Rotulorum of Sussex
1668–1670
Succeeded by
The Earl of Dorset
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Algernon Percy
Earl of Northumberland
1668–1670
Extinct