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  Thomas Percy (plotter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas Percy (Born around 1560 (exact date not known), died November 8, 1605.) Related by birth to the House of Percy.
His second cousin, Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland, employed Thomas as his agent, responsible for managing his estate; and later as Constable of Alnwick Castle.
After refusing to surrender, Thomas and his co-conspirators were killed by gunfire from the Sheriff's men.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thomas_Percy_(plotter)   (210 words)

 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Guy Fawkes
Some accounts indicate that Thomas Wintour was the prime mover in all of this, and that Fawkes was the tool towards the ultimate execution of the plot.
In March 1605, the conspirators rented a cellar beneath Parliament through Thomas Percy (also spelt Percye); Fawkes assisted in filling the room with gunpowder which was concealed beneath bric-a-brac in the cellars of the House of Lords building.
He was questioned on the nature of his accomplices, the involvement of Thomas Percy, what letters he had received from overseas, and whether he had spoken with Hugh Owen.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Guy_Fawkes   (1148 words)

 The Gunpowder Plot continued
Thomas was sent to the continent to drum up support, whilst there he was introduced to Guido Fawkes, who had been serving as a mercenary soldier in the Anglo- Spanish Wars in the Netherlands.
Percy went to the house of his relative, the Earl of Northumberland, a member of the Privy Council, to see what rumours were passing.
Thomas Bates, Catesby's servant was, it seems, truly sorry for what he had done and begged for forgiveness, claiming that he had acted through devotion to his master.
www.leics.gov.uk /index/community/museums/donington_le_heath/donington_le_heath_gunpowder_plot/donington_and_gunpowder_plot_continued.htm   (1964 words)

 Guy Fawkes Night: The Co-Conspirators
Percy was killed at Holbeche House on November 8, 1605 by a bullet from the musket of one John Streete of Worcester (who later claimed compensation from the government for his markmanship).
Thomas Wintour (a/k/a Winter): Born in 1571, Wintour is known to be one of the original instigators of the Gunpowder Plot along with Robert Catesby, his cousin, and John Wright.
Neither he nor Thomas Wintour were present at Holbeche at the time of the accidental gunpowder explosion at the house and, upon hearing the news, Littleton suggested they both flee for their lives, but Wintour refused and journeyed on to the house.
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 The Gunpowder Plot
It later transpired that Percy was one of the Gunpowder plotters.
The reason for the Privy Council's suspicion was that the younger Henry Carey knew Thomas Percy and Robert Catesby, and had been in London with his armour the day after the King and Parliament were to have been blown up.
The plotter Robert Catesby's sister Anne was the sister-in-law of Sir George Browne of Shefford.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~hadland/tvp/tvp12.htm   (1864 words)

 Biographies: William Parker, Baron Morley & Monteagle
Although he initially told Thomas Wintour, who served Monteagle as a secretary, that henceforth he was resolved to stand wholly for the King, and that Wintour should have no speech with him of Spain, he was soon indicating his dissatisfaction with the new monarch amongst his catholic friends.
Even if not a plotter himself, the fact that there was more to the circumstances of the letter and the revelation to the plot is obvious, even at the time.
The whole statement of Thomas Wintour that Monteagle had told him that the Prince would not be attending Parliament was stricken from the official copy (it appears in the Hatfield copy).
www.britannia.com /history/w-parker.html   (1835 words)

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While the Lady Agnes de Percy, eventual heiress of the race, was in her sixteenth year, and as yet unwedded, it occurred to the shrewd Queen Adeliza of Brabant, second wife of Henry I., that no fitter match than this could be found for her own half-brother, Josceline de Louvain.
Brenan tells us in all gravity that the new Percys, ' while they retained their own arms, had gladly taken the fine motto of the former line—" esperance en Dieu."' One step further, and we might be told that the gentle Josceline retained the ancient note paper heading of the earlier Percys.
Percy ove les gernouns—Percy with the whiskers, the Conqueror's man, dies in sight of Jerusalem.
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 MUNDAS - LoveToKnow Article on MUNDAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He had already appeared on the stage when in 1576 he bound himself apprentice for eight years to John Allde, the stationer, an engagement from which he was speedily released, for in 1578 he was in Rome.
He says that he and his companion, Thomas Nowell, were robbed of all they possessed on the road from Boulogne to Amiens, where they were kindly received by an English priest, who entrusted them with letters to be delivered in Reims.
John a Kent and John a Cumber, dated 1595, is supposed to be the same as Wiseman of West Chester, produced by the Admirals men at the Rae Theatre on the 2nd of December 1594.
73.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MU/MUNDAS.htm   (2642 words)

 icCoventry - The secret of Guy Fawkes
News of the arrest spread and Thomas Percy and Christopher Wright, brother of John Wright, left London for Warwickshire, leaving Rokewood and Keyes to see what the outcome was.
The main assault was underway and the plotters all ran from the house ready to face their attackers swords in hand.
Thomas Winter was the first hit, struck by a musket ball in the right arm.
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 Treason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Central to the plans of the plotters – led by Robert Catesby –; was the kidnapping of James I's nine-year-old daughter Princess Elizabeth, who was housed at Coombe Abbey, near Coventry, under the guardianship of Lord and Lady Harington.
The plotters planned to declare Elizabeth queen, raise her as a Catholic and secure her marriage to a Catholic bridegroom.
One of the conspirators, Thomas Percy, was his kinsman and employee.
www.channel4.com /history/microsites/H/history/treason/whatif1.html   (701 words)

 Remember! Remember! a new musical - the history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Amongst the plotters were his cousins Francis Tresham, Robert Wintour, Thomas Wintour and John Grant, and his servant Thomas Bates.
She was arrested soon after the other plotters and, unusually for a woman, sent to the Tower of London.
He was rounded up at the same time as the plotters, although he probably knew nothing of the plot, and would have been executed with them, had he not died in prison.
www.firstnight-cabaret.co.uk /remember/history/history.html   (1280 words)

 Gunpowder Plot Online Research :: Information about Gunpowder Plot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
There are suggestions that the initial plan was to tunnel from the cellar of the adjacent building by mining and then plant the explosives under the meeting chamber in the House of Lords.
This plan was abandoned, however, when Thomas Percy, one of the conspirators, was able to arrange the rent of a cellar directly below the House of Lords.
Thomas Knyvet, a Justice of the Peace, and a party of armed men, discovered Fawkes posing as a Mr John Johnson.
www.carolinamaps.net /search/Gunpowder_Plot.html   (1523 words)

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The great English antiquarian, Thomas Percy, afterward Bishop of Dromore, was early drawn to this work, and with the aid of friends he accomplished a translation of it, which was published in 1770.
And no less certain is it that Thomas Carlyle, and Matthew Arnold, and William Morris, and Charles Kingsley, and Gerald Massey labored for a better manhood that should rise to the stature and reflect the virtues of the heroes of the Northland.
Gray has all the culture of his age, when it was still possible to compass all knowledge in one lifetime; Arnold had all the literary culture of his fuller century when multiplied sciences force a scholar to be content with one segment of human knowledge.
www2.cddc.vt.edu /gutenberg/1/3/7/8/13786/13786-8.txt   (19094 words)

 The Golden Falcon
Robert Keyes, also involved in the plot, was son of the rector of Staveley and through his mother, the grandson of Sir Robert Tyrhitt I of Kettleby; she was sister of Sir Rober Tyrrwhit II father of Elizabeth, wife of Ambrose Rokewood.
It was said that Sir Thomas Howard, 3rd son of the duke of Norfolk, was involved in discovering the plotter.
Thomas Winter alive and brought him unto me, whom I delivered to the said Sheriff and thereupon hasted to revive Catesby, Percy and the two Wrights, who lay deadly wounded on the ground, thinking by the recovery of them to have done unto his Majesty better service than by suffering them to die.
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 GUY FAWKES and his day: Cast Of Characters
Thomas Winter took part in Essex's rising and was closely tied to Mounteagle having served as his secretary.
Thomas Winter's older brother was Robert A Catholic, he was educated could not take degree because of religious persecution.
Besides that Percy was of the House of Northumberland, Sir William Stanley, who principally imployed Fawkes into Spain, and John Talbot of Grafton, who at the least is in Case of Misprision of High-Treason, both of great and honourable Families.
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ISIS (Andrea Thomas): An archaeologist and teacher who became the modern incarnation of an ancient Egyptian sorceress (who was given her powers by Shazam) through the power of an amulet, and by saying the words, “O mighty Isis!”.
THOMAS “TERRIBLE” TURPIN: Metropolis police detective, and one of the toughest guys on the entire force.
Using Rick’s body, Serpenhotep deceived Isis (as Andrea Thomas) and gradually placed her under her power, until the events of this story.
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 BBC - Hereford and Worcester Features - Bonfire night
He was ably assisted by ace marksman John Streete, from Worcester, who took out two of the plotters with a single shot.
The plotters made things as easy for him as they could by making two elementary mistakes.
Thomas Percy - killed by the same bullet as Catesby, fired by John Streete from Worcester.
www.bbc.co.uk /herefordandworcester/features/2004/11/firework_history.shtml   (430 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
John Grant Plotter 1 point Your goal is to escape to the North.
Thomas Bates Plotter 1 point Your goal is to escape to the North.
Soldier Your goal is to discover who the plotters are before they escape north.
www.tartarus.org /~louise/guider/community/guyfawkes/plottersoldiercards.doc   (1787 words)

 The Gunpowder Plot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The plotters, led by Robert Catesby and funded by Francis Tresham, first tried to tunnel under the House of Lords from a nearby house.
Then, in February 1605, another plotter, Thomas Percy, rented a cellar right underneath the House of Lords and hid 36 barrels of gunpowder there.
The plotters were waiting for the opening of Parliament.
intranet.twynham.dorset.sch.uk /history/gunpowder_plot.htm   (327 words)

 9/11 Synthetic Terror - Made in USA - Advance Review Package
Thomas Percy was supposedly a Catholic fanatic, but in reality was a bigamist.
Father Gerard speaks of Thomas Percy, Cecil’s agent in the Gunpowder Plot, as a “tame duck employed to catch the wild ones.” (Gerard 152) But the fact that he was Cecil’s agent did not prevent Percy from being killed as part of the coverup after November 5.
According to Maureen Dowd, this “plotter was a Chicago street punk named Jose Padilla, a hothead with a long criminal record who was thrown in jail in Florida for shooting at a motorist in a road-rage incident.
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 William PARKER (11° B. Morley)
Although he initially told Thomas Wintour, who served Mounteagle as a secretary, that henceforth he was resolved to stand wholly for the King, and that Wintour should have no speech with him of Spain, he was soon indicating his dissatisfaction with the new monarch amongst his catholic friends.
Some have suggested that Mounteagle was a conspirator, however this seems unlikely as he would not then have exposed himself by being the recipient of the letter, nor would have Catesby needed to suspect Tresham as the traitor.
The whole statement of Thomas Wintour that Mounteagle had told him that the Prince would not be attending Parliament was stricken from the official copy (it appears in the Hatfield copy).
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/WilliamParker(4BMorley).htm   (1664 words)

 The Gunpowder Plot of 1605. A Journal for MultiMedia History video review.
The plotters rented a building next to the Houses of Parliament and planned to tunnel through the basement and plant gunpowder under the Parliament.
That took some doing: he had to assiduously avoid meeting with Thomas Percy who had lost his nerve and decided to reveal the conspiracy in hopes of getting a reward from Salisbury.
The plotters not killed at Holbeche House were publicly executed in January 1606; their execution provided a public celebration.
www.albany.edu /jmmh/vol1no1/gunpowderplot.html   (1501 words)

 Guy Fawkes [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
[click for more], Thomas Percy, John Wright, Robert Keyes, Thomas WintourThomas Wintour (also spelt Wyntour) (1571 (although some accounts say 1572) - January 31, 1606), was one of the principal catholic conspirators in the 1605 Gunpowder Plot to assassinate James I of England and Members of Parliament.
[click for more], the conspirators rented a cellar beneath Parliament through Thomas Percy (also spelt Percye); Fawkes assisted in filling the room with gunpowder which was concealed beneath bric-a-brac in the cellars of the House of Lords building.
He was taken to the Tower of LondonThe Tower of London is officially Her Majesty's Palace and Fortress, The Tower of London, although the last ruler to reside in it as a palace was King James I (1566-1625).
www.wikimirror.com /Guy_Fawkes   (5922 words)

 Gunpowder Plot Society - The People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Certainly one aspect of this was religion: all of the principal plotters were either from solid Catholic backgrounds, or had converted to the "Romish" religion at some point in their lives.
This section of the Gunpowder Plot Society Web Site presents information on each of the principal plotters, and on others who played a prominent role in the events of the Gunpowder Plot itself and those leading up to it.
A number of people doing their own family history research have contacted the Gunpowder Plot Society with information on family legends that claim they are descended from one or other of the Gunpowder Plotters.
www.gunpowder-plot.org /people/people.htm   (296 words)

 The Descendants of John Wright
Martha Wright, married the conspirator Thomas Percy, who was descended from the Percys of Beverley (and kin to the Earl of Northumberland), and had by him:
The estates of the Wright family were eventually devised by Francis Wright (son of Nicholas and great-grandson of Robert) on his death in 1664, to his cousin Thomas Crathorne, and hence passed out of the Wright family, curious indeed as there were several potential male heirs through other lines.
Christopher Wright is also acknowledged as the first of the plotters to learn of Fawkes' capture and the discovery of the gunpowder beneath the Parliament building.
www.gunpowder-plot.org /news/1998_04/wright1.htm   (2475 words)

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The story is detailed and dramatic and although it is also very silly, it achieved both credence and immortality; the first because Sir Thomas More’s was a name to revere, and the second because William Shakespeare used it as material for a play.
A Machiavellian plotter and a murderer, Richard is made regent after Edward's death and pursues his twisted course of doing away with his rivals, including Edwar's sons, the young princes, who have been left in his charge.
To counteract public disaffection with his reign, Richard resolves to marry the Lady Elizabeth, daughter of his brother Edward, but to do this he must be rid of his wife, the Lady Anne.
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 Guy Fawkes - Life and times of a Gunpowder Plotter
At a meeting at the Duck and Drake Inn Catesby explained his plan to Guy Fawkes, Thomas Percy, John Wright and Thomas Wintour.
This plan changed when Thomas Percy was able to hire a cellar under the House of Lords.
Fawkes, because of his munitions experience in the Netherlands, was given the task of creating the explosion.
www.guyfawkes.me.uk   (703 words)

 Today in History July 21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Henry IV fought down an insurrection from Henry Percy, the Earl of Northumberland and Ralph Neville, the Earl of Westmorland, the same men who had helped him overthrow Richard II.
Henry Percy (39), [Harry Hotspur] was killed in the battle.
This was the spot from which Jackson took on the title of "Stonewall" and his brigade the "Stonewall Brigade." Union forces had 3,000 men killed, wounded, or missing in action while the Confederates suffered 2,000 casualties.
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