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Encyclopedia > Alan Ian Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland

Alan Ian Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland (17 April 1880August 23, 1930 was the son of Henry Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland and Lady Edith Campbell. April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland, KG, PC (29 May 1846 - 14 May 1918) was a British politician. ...


He served as a Captain in the Grenadier Guards during the South African War from 1901 to 1902, obtaining the Queen's Medal. In 1908 he was in the Sudan Campaign, taking part in the operations in Southern Kordofan and gaining the Egyptian medal. For a time he acted as Aide-de-Camp to Earl Grey. During the First World War he served with the Grenadier Guards, and was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. He was also appointed Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland. The British Grenadier Guards are one of the older, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army. ... Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War There were two Boer wars, one in 1880-81 and the second from October 11, 1899-1902 both between the British and the settlers of Dutch origin (called Boere, Afrikaners or Voortrekkers) in South Africa that put an end to the two independent... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Kordofan is a former province of central Sudan. ... Albert Grey Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey (November 28, 1851 – August 29, 1917) was the ninth Governor General of Canada from 1904 to 1911. ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... The British Grenadier Guards are one of the older, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army. ... French Legion of Honor The Légion dhonneur (Legion of Honor ( AmE) or Legion of Honour ( ComE)) is an Order of Chivalry awarded by the President of France. ...


On October 18, 1911, he married Lady Helen Magdalan Gordon-Lennox (daughter of Charles Gordon-Lennox, 7th Duke of Richmond. They had six children: October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Sir Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 7th Duke of Richmond and Lennox and 2nd Duke of Gordon, KG, GCVO (27 December 1845 _ 18 January 1928) was a Scottish politician and peer. ...

July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... May 21 is the 141st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (142nd in leap years). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in Leap years). ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Sources

  • The Peerage website (http://thepeerage.com)
  • Alnwick Castle website (http://www.alnwickcastle.com/alnwickcastle/staticpages.nsf/web%5Cstaticpages/family5?OpenDocument)


Preceded by:
Henry Percy
Duke of Northumberland
19181930
Succeeded by:
Henry Percy


Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland, KG, PC (29 May 1846 - 14 May 1918) was a British politician. ... The title Duke of Northumberland was created in 1551 for John Dudley. ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


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thePeerage.com - Alan Ian Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland and others (1669 words)
     Alan Ian Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland was born on 17 April 1880.
He was the son of Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland and Lady Edith Campbell.
     Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton was styled as Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale between 1938 and 1973.
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