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Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2018
1. Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’ Marker
Inscription.
Sir Henry Percy 'Harry Hotspur' c1364 – 1403
“...and by his light did all the chivalry of England move to do brave acts.”
William Shakespeare - Henry IV, Part II
This statue was commissioned by Alnwick Community Development Trust
and produced by the Northumberland Sculptor, Keith Maddison
to commemorate the
700th nniversary of the Percy family in Anwick
and to honour its most illustrious warrior.
Unveiled by His Grace. The Duke of Northumberland,
700th anniversary of the Percy family in Alnwick
on 20th August 2010.
Sponsored by
His Grace, The Duke of Northumberland
Alnwick Community Development Trust
Alnwick District Council
Alnwick Town Council
Gentoo Ventures Ltd.
Northumberland County Council
Northumberland Estates Ltd.

 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 55° 24.876′ N, 1° 42.534′ W. Marker is in Alnwick, England, in Northumberland. Marker is at the intersection of Pottergate and Narrowgate, on the right when traveling east on Pottergate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alnwick, England NE66 1JG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow
Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’ image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2018
2. Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’
flies. Sir Henry Percy Hotspur (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Alnwick Quarters (about 150 meters away); Bosnian Army Gun (about 210 meters away); Robertson’s Pant (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Alnwick War Memorial (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Shilbottle War Memorial (approx. 4.9 kilometers away); The Chapel (approx. 9.8 kilometers away); The Great Hall (approx. 9.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alnwick.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Percy (Hotspur) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 8, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’ Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 19, 2018
3. Sir Henry Percy ‘Harry Hotspur’ Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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