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Percy, Thomas (1560-1605), conspirator

Mark Nicholls

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/21957
Percy, Thomas (1560-1605), conspirator

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Percy, Thomas (1560-1605), conspirator, was a younger son of Edward Percy (c.1524-1590) of Beverley and Elizabeth Waterton. His grandfather, Josceline Percy (d. 1532), was fourth son of Henry Percy, fourth earl of Northumberland. Little is known of Percy's early life, following matriculation from Peterhouse, Cambridge, in 1579. He subsequently forged ...

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