Sir Henry Percy, Knight of the Garter, commonly known as Sir Harry Hotspur, or simply Hotspur. 18th Paternal Great Grandfather. He was known as one of the most valiant knights of his day, and was a significant captain during the Anglo-Scottish wars. He later led successive rebellions against Henry IV of England, and was slain at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 at the height of his career. This is the statue of Percy at Alnwick Castle.
Sir Henry Hotspur Percy KG (20 May 1364 – 21 July 1403) was a significant captain during the Anglo-Scottish wars. He led a rebellion against King Henry IV of England which resulted in the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403.
Joe Armstrong as Hotspur in The Hollow Crown. "The most famous Percy, Harry Hotspur, immortalised by William Shakespeare, was so named because of his impulsive nature. Sir Henry Percy was a knight of great fame. Had he lived now there is no doubt that he would of been high up in the celebrity charts. He was one of the last of the knights who lived by the unwritten laws of chivalry." fm borderreivers.co.uk (Percy = Powerful Border Family)