Percy, Elizabeth (d. 1704)

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Percy, Elizabeth (d. 1704)

Countess of Northumberland. Name variations: Elizabeth Howard. Died on March 11, 1704; daughter of Theophilus Howard (1584–1640), 2nd earl of Suffolk (r. 1584–1640), and Elizabeth Hume (c. 1599–1633); married Algernon Percy (1602–1668), 10th earl of Northumberland (r. 1632–1668), on October 1, 1642; children: Josceline also known as Jocelyn Percy (1644–1670), 11th and last earl of Northumberland. Algernon Percy's first wife wasAnne Cecil .

Elizabeth Percy and her admiral-husband Algernon Percy, 10th earl of Northumberland, became guardians of the youngest children of King Charles I, Elizabeth Stuart (1635–1650) and Henry, duke of Gloucester, in 1645.

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