Henry Algernon Percy, fourth Earl of Northumberland
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Henry Algernon Percy, fourth Earl of Northumberland

1478-1527

Nominated by April 1499 (under Henry VII)

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Heir to a powerful northern family, his influence was carefully curtailed by both Henry VII and Henry VIII. As a result, his roles were mainly ceremonial. Present at the Field of the Cloth of Gold and other state occasions.