Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland,
Sir Henry Percy, "Hotspur".
He mar Elizabeth Mortimer [descendant of Edward III].
He features in Richard II by Shakespeare.
He led rebel army against Henry IV.
He features in Henry IV, part 1 by Shakespeare.
Killed fighting Henry IV's forces at Battle of Shrewsbury 1403.
His head was stuck on a pole on the gates of York.
He was eventually buried in York Minster.
They had issue:
In Act 5, Scene 4
Henry IV, part 1
Hotspur fights the future
and is mortally wounded:
Hotspur: "O, Harry, thou hast robb'd me of my youth! ... And time, that takes survey of all the world, Must have a stop. O, I could prophesy, But that the earthy and cold hand of death; Lies on my tongue: no, Percy, thou art dust; And food for ..." (He dies.)
Henry V: "For worms, brave Percy: fare thee well, great heart!"
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