Definition of Sir Henry Percy

1. Noun. English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403).

Exact synonyms: Harry Hotspur, Hotspur, Percy
Generic synonyms: Soldier



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Henry Percy

Sir Galahad
Sir Gawain
Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson
Sir George Otto Trevelyan
Sir George Paget Thomson
Sir Geraint
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Sir Harold Walter Kroto
Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder
Sir Henry Bessemer
Sir Henry Joseph Wood
Sir Henry Maxmilian Beerbohm
Sir Henry Morgan
Sir Henry Morton Stanley
Sir Henry Percy (current term)
Sir Henry Rider Haggard
Sir Henry Wood
Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim
Sir Howard Walter Florey
Sir Humphrey Davy
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Pitman
Sir Jack Hobbs
Sir Jacob Epstein
Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
Sir James Augustus Murray
Sir James Clark Ross

Literary usage of Sir Henry Percy

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1. Anne Boleyn: A Chapter of English History. 1527-1536 by Paul Friedmann (1884)
"... violent young man, Sir Henry Percy, Percy, eldest son and heir of the Earl of Northumberland. He had been sent to Wolsey to learn under his roof the ..."

2. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct by Bernard Burke (1866)
"Of these two eminent persons, Sir Henry Percy, the renowned Hotspur, fell, ... anti Sir Henry Percy was summoned to parliament, while his father, ..."

3. Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart (1901)
"... England During Its Internal Troubles—Sir Alexander Ramsay and Others—Earl Douglas Takes the Pennon of Sir Henry Percy—The Famous Battle of Otterbourne. ..."

4. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"IV. I403- The Earl of Northumberland. Sir Henry Percy, " Hotspur." The King in debt to the Percies. ..."

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