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

F. M. L. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21945

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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...

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