Lady Eleanor Somerset Boyle Duchess Of Buckingham, Percy

Brief Life History of Eleanor Somerset

Lady Eleanor Somerset Boyle Duchess Of Buckingham, Percy was born in 1475, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Henry Earl Northumberland Percy IV and Maud Herbert. She married Edward Stafford , Duke of Buckingham after 14 December 1490. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 15 May 1535, in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Stafford , Duke of Buckingham
1478–1521
Lady Eleanor Somerset Boyle Duchess Of Buckingham, Percy
1475–1535
Marriage: after 14 December 1490
Lady Mary Ann Stafford
1494–1545
Lady Elizabeth Stafford , Duchess of Norfolk
1497–1558
Katherine Stafford
1499–1555
Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford
1501–1563
Anne Stafford
1509–
Margaret Stafford
1511–1537

Sources (6)

  • Eleanor Percy Stafford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • geneanet.org
  • Eleanor Percy, An historical and genealogical account of the noble family of Nevill

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Declan, Fergus, John Patrick, Padraic, Seamus, Aileen, Brigid, Cathal, Colm, Conn.

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoighill ‘descendant of Baoigheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Biéville, near Caen, Normandy, formerly Boiavilla. The Boyle earls of Glasgow, lords of Kelburne (Ayrshire) are descended from Adam son of Gilbert son of Richer de Boiville. In 12th-century England, men named de Boiville held land in Millom and Saint Bees, Cumberland, and were associated with grants of land in Gloucestershire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Eleanor Percy, Duchess of Buckingham ca. 1474

Eleanor Percy, Duchess of Buckingham (ca. 1474 – 13 February 1530), also known as Alianore, was a daughter of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland by his wife, Lady Maud Herbert, daughter of Willia …

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