George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland


George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland

George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland PC (June 22 1778–August 22 1867) was the son of Algernon Percy, 1st Earl of Beverley.

He married Louisa Harcourt Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie on 22 June 1801. They had five children:

*Lady Louisa Percy (ca. 1802–1883), died unmarried.
*Algernon George Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland (1810–1899)
*Lord Josceline William Percy (1811–1881), married Margaret Davidson and had issue.
*General Lord Henry Hugh Manvers Percy, V.C. (1817–1877), died unmarried.
*Lady Margaret Percy (ca. 1825–1897), married Edward Littleton, 2nd Baron Hatherton.

He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1842. He was a president of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution [. [http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC04999420&id=gVsAAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA268&lpg=RA1-PA268&dq=alnmouth&as_brr=1#PRA1-PA268,M1 The Yearbook of Facts in Science and Art] 1861, pp.267-268] .

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