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  • Hardcover
  • 254 pages
  • A Power in the Land
  • Richard Lomas
  • English
  • 03 December 2018
  • 1862320675

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    While the first representative of the Percy family in England probably did not fight at Hastings, it s likely that he arrived the following year to found what would become one of the wealthiest and most socially elevated aristocratic dynasties in the country It survived in its male line until the death at a young age of the 11th Earl of Northumberland in 1670, leaving only a daughter Elizabeth Percy s third husband was a Seymour and the Duke of Somerset, and her granddaughter, another Elizabet While the first representative of the Percy family in England probably did not fight at Hastings, it s likely that he arrived the following year to found what would become one of the wealthiest and most socially elevated aristocratic dynasties in the country It survived in its male line until the death at a young age of the 11th Earl of Northumberland in 1670, leaving only a daughter Elizabeth Percy s third husband was a Seymour and the Duke of Somerset, and her granddaughter, another Elizabeth, married Sir Hugh Smithson, who adopted the name of Percy and became 1st Duke of Northumberland It is through this line that the family still survives Lomas s goal is not to supersede but to update and reinterpret the work of Edward Barrington de Fonblanque ...


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A Power in the Land This Warts And All Account Of A Great Family Tells The Story Of All The Earls And Dukes Of Northumberland, Including Such Memorable Characters As Henry Hotspur, Immortalized By Shakespeare, The Wizard Earl, And Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke And Founder Of The Smithsonian Institution In Washington.The Narrative Fairly Buzzes Along With Political Intrigue, Battles, Executions, The Great Accumulations And Disastrous Losses Of Land And Power Over Much Of The Last Millennium It Is A Story Of Heroism, Duplicity, Great Judgement And Equally Great Lack Of It, Of Warriors, Politicians, Academics And The Women Who Played Vital Roles In The Fortunes Of A Dynasty The Percys Were On The Brink Of Disaster So Many Times, And Yet Managed To Survive And Thrive By Determination, Or By Sheer Good Luck Their Story Is Carried Right Up To Present Day Developments At Alnwick And Syon.


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