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The Reader’s Notebook: Henry Percy

May 20, 2019

Credit luminarium.org

May 20, 2019 -- Sir Henry Percy, commonly known as Sir Harry Hotspur, was a late-medieval English nobleman. He was a significant captain during the Anglo-Scottish wars. He later led successive rebellions against Henry IV of England and was slain at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 at the height of his career.