West Sussex, England
|Death: ||Aug., 1328, England|
Eleanor was the daughter of Richard FitzAlan, the Earl of Arundel, descendant of King John Lackland, and Alice Saluzzo. She was the grand daughter of John Fitz Alan and Isabel de Mortimer, Tomaso I, Marquis of Saluzzo in Piedmont and Aluisia, daughter of Giogio, Marchese di Ceva.
Eleanor married Sir Henry de Percy, Baron of Topcliffe, and son of Sir Henry de Percy and Eleanor de Warenne. They married in 1294, and had two sons:
William de Percy 1301-1355
Sir Henry Percy, 2nd Lord Percy 1301-1352
Some records include a daughter, Alianore, who would marry John FitzWalter.
Arrangements for their marriage was noted by recognition in 1300 of a debt owed by Eleanor's father, Richard, Earl of Arundel to Henry de Percy in the amount of 2,000 marks. These recognitions were recorded during the era to guarantee the fulfillment of a marriage contract.
Eleanor would live most of her life at Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, the home of the most prestigious Percy family. Eleanor was the executrix of her brother, Sir Richard de Arundel'swill who died in 1314. In 1317, she presented her brother, John, to the church of Arncliffe, Yorkshire. He became the Canon of Chichester. Eleanor died July or August 1328.
Richard FitzAlan (1267 - 1302)
Alisona di Saluzzo FitzAlan (1269 - 1292)
Henry de Percy (1273 - 1314)
Henry de Percy (1301 - 1352)*
Eleanor Fitz Alan Percy (1282 - 1328)
Edmund Fitzalan (1285 - 1326)*
Alice FitzAlan Segrave (1291 - 1340)*
Beverley Minster Churchyard
East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Authority
East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: May 08, 2011
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