Percy-Neville Feud


Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses. . 2001.

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  • Percy-Neville feud — The Percy Neville feud was a series of skirmishes, raids and vandalism between two prominent northern English families and their followers that helped provoke the Wars of the Roses. BeginningsThe first outbreaks of violence were in the 1450s… …   Wikipedia

  • Feud — A feud (pronEng|ˈfjuːd) (referred to in more extreme cases as a blood feud or vendetta) is a long running argument or fight between parties mdash;often, through guilt by association, groups of people, especially families or clans. Feuds begin… …   Wikipedia

  • Neville-Percy Feud — (1450s)    In the mid 1450s, a violent feud erupted between the sons and RETAINERS of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Salisbury, and Henry PERCY, second earl of Northumberland, leaders of the two most powerful noble families in northern England. This… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Percy, Henry, Earl of Northumberland —    1) (1394–1455)    Through his feud with the NEVILLE FAMILY for dominance in northern England, Henry Percy, second earl of Northumberland, helped cement a series of alliances that allowed Richard PLANTAGENET, duke of York, to seriously contend… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, Sir Thomas — (c. 1429–1460)    Sir Thomas Neville, the second son of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Salisbury, and the younger brother of Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, played a prominent role in the NEVILLE PERCY FEUD of the 1450s. HENRY VI knighted Thomas and… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville Family —    One of the most important magnate families in fifteenth century England, the Nevilles supplied Richard PLANTAGENET, duke of York, with the political and military resources that allowed him to contend for the English Crown.    The family’s… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, Richard, Earl of Warwick — (1428–1471)    Known as “the kingmaker,” Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, was a central figure in the coming and continuation of the WARS OF THE ROSES.Warwick’s support for the house of YORK allowed Richard PLANTAGENET, duke of York, to claim… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Percy, Thomas, Lord Egremont — (1422–1460)    By his ruthless pursuit of the NEVILLEPERCY FEUD in the mid 1450s, Thomas Percy, Lord Egremont, contributed significantly to the creation of the political factions that fueled the WARS OF THE ROSES. The second son of Henry PERCY,… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, John, Earl of Northumberland and Marquis of Montagu — (c. 1430–1471)    John Neville, marquis of Montagu, the younger brother of Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, was a leading political and military figure in northern England during the WARS OF THE ROSES.    The third son of Richard NEVILLE, earl… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Neville, Richard, Earl of Salisbury — (c. 1400–1460)    In the mid fifteenth century, Richard Neville, earl of Salisbury, was one of the wealthiest and most politically influential nobles in England. By bringing the extensive Neville interest into alliance with Richard PLANTAGENET,… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

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