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Percy, James (1619–c. 1690), peerage claimant

Victor Stater

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21947

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Percy, James (1619–c. 1690), peerage claimant, was born at Harrowden, Northamptonshire, the eldest surviving son of Henry Percy, a servant in the household of Lord Chancellor Francis Bacon, and his wife, Lydia, daughter of Robert Cope of Horton, Northamptonshire. The elder Percy...

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