Percy (Earldom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Wed 22nd Oct 1766

To Hugh Percy as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages with rules of limited inheritance, for example: the 1st Baroness Abercromby, whose peerage was limited to male descendants of her late husband.

Note: SR to hm by Elizabeth, his present wife


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Percy Hugh Wed 22nd Oct 1766 Tue 6th Jun 1786
2nd Percy Hugh Tue 6th Jun 1786 Thu 10th Jul 1817
3rd Percy Hugh Thu 10th Jul 1817 Thu 11th Feb 1847
4th Percy Algernon Thu 11th Feb 1847 Sun 12th Feb 1865
5th Percy George Sun 12th Feb 1865 Wed 21st Aug 1867
6th Percy Algernon George Wed 21st Aug 1867 Mon 2nd Jan 1899
7th Percy Henry George Mon 2nd Jan 1899 Tue 14th May 1918
8th Percy Alan Ian Tue 14th May 1918 Sat 23rd Aug 1930
9th Percy Henry George Alan Sat 23rd Aug 1930 Tue 21st May 1940
10th Percy Hugh Algernon Tue 21st May 1940 Tue 11th Oct 1988
11th Percy Henry Alan Walter Tue 11th Oct 1988 Tue 31st Oct 1995
12th Percy Ralph Algernon George Tue 31st Oct 1995 -