Hugh Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland

Hugh Percy, 10th Duke Of Northumberland

Hugh Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland

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Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland KG, GCVO, KStJ, PC, TD, FRS (6 April 1914 – 11 October 1988) was the son of Alan Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland and Lady Helen Gordon-Lennox.

Career



He was commissioned into the Northumberland Hussars. In 1940, as a Lieutenant, he transferred to the Royal Artillery. In 1947, as a Captain, he transferred back to the Northumberland Hussars.

Marriage

On 12 June 1946, he married Lady Elizabeth Diana Montagu Douglas Scott (daughter of Walter Montagu Douglas Scott — the Percys and the Douglases had been enemies for several centuries, this confirmed the new entente. ( see also: Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton) and had seven children:

  • Lady Caroline Mary Percy (b. 3 May 1947), married Pierre, Comte de Cabarrus and had issue. Interviewed by Alan Whicker.
  • Lady Victoria Lucy Diana Percy (b. 19 April 1949), married John Aiden Cuthbert and had issue.
  • Lady Julia Helen Percy (b. 12 November 1950), married Nicholas Robert Craig Harvey and had......
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