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date: 25 August 2019

Percy, Henry Algernon, sixth earl of Northumberlandlocked

(c. 1502–1537)
  • R. W. Hoyle

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Percy, Henry Algernon, sixth earl of Northumberland (c. 1502–1537), magnate, known by the eighteenth century as ‘the Unthrifty Earl’, was the eldest son of Henry Algernon Percy, fifth earl of Northumberland (1478–1527), and his wife, Katherine Spencer (d. 1542). He had two younger brothers, ...

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