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Percy, Hugh, third duke of Northumberland (1785-1847), politician and landowner

Michael Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21945
Percy, Hugh, third duke of Northumberland (1785-1847), politician and landowner

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Percy, Hugh, third duke of Northumberland (1785-1847), politician and landowner, was born on 20 April 1785, the eldest son of Hugh Percy, second duke (1742-1817), and his second wife, Frances Julia, née Burrell (1779-1820). He was educated at Eton College and at St John's College, Cambridge, obtaining an MA in ...

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