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Lord Percy

Lord Percy was born on 20 May 1364 at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England. He was the son of Sir Henry de Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and Margaret de Neville. He married Elizabeth de Mortimer, daughter of Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and Philippa Plantagenet, Countess of Ulster, before 1 May 1380.1 He died on 21 July 1403 at age 39 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, killed in action.

Lord Percy also went by the nick-name of Harry 'Hotspur'. He was styled as Lord Percy. He fought in the Battle of Otterburn at Cheviot Hills, Northumberland, England, where he and his brother, Sir Ralph Percy, were made prisoners, and James, Earl of Douglas was slain. He fought in the Battle of Shrewsbury on 21 July 1403.

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