Sir Henry Percy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sir Henry Percy English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
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Usage

In literature:

Now let us speak of sir Henry Percy and of sir Ralph his brother and shew somewhat what they did.
"Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)" by Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
I was, at that time, a squire of Sir Henry Percy's.
"Both Sides the Border" by G. A. Henty
The hero casts in his lot with the Percys, and becomes esquire to Sir Henry, the gallant Hotspur.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
Sir Henry Percy, Edinburgh, 1 July, in Tytler vi.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
Its inscription states that it was built in 1448 by Sir Henry Percy, fourth Earl of Northumberland.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Sir Henry Percie or Percy.
"Harper's Round Table, May 28, 1895" by Various
At least two Jesuits formed part of the cavalcade, Father Henry Garnet and Father John Percy, the chaplain to Sir Everard Digby.
"The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter" by Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.
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