Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811

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Thomas Percy was the editor of the Reliques of ancient English poetry and of The Regulations and establishment of the household of Henry Algernon Percy (London, 1770).

From the description of Thomas Percy letter, Northumberland House [London], to Dear Sir, [1767] Saturday, May 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38929735

Epithet: Bishop of Norwich

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Thomas Percy served as the parson of Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England from 1753 to 1782. He was appointed the Bishop of Dromore (Ireland) in 1782. He was a prolific author, best remembered for compiling The Reliques of Ancient English Poetry in 1765.

From the description of Additional papers, 1755-1804. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612860934

Percy was an English antiquary and poet.

From the description of Thomas Percy papers, 1759-1785. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375720

English bishop.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Easton Mauduit, to [Thomas Apperley], 1756 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851406

Percy was an English antiquary and poet. His compilation of ballads, Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, was published in 1765.

From the guide to the Thomas Percy papers, 1759-1785., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Percy received his B.A. in 1750 and his M.A. in 1753, both from Christ Church, Oxford. He became chaplain to the king in 1769, dean of Carlisle in 1778, and Bishop of Dromore in 1882. He was the editor of "Reliques of Ancient English Poetry" and also published original works and English translations.

From the description of Thomas Percy correspondence, 1770-1807. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79142155

From the description of Thomas Percy correspondence, 1770-1807. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147503

Thomas Percy, born at Bridgnorth Shropshire, was a poet, antiquary, editor of the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, and bishop of Dromore.

From the guide to the Transcripts of metrical romances, 1769-1781 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Epithet: writer, Bishop of Dromore

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Thomas Percy, born at Bridgnorth, Shropshire, was a poet, antiquary, editor of the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, and bishop of Dromore.

From the description of Transcripts of metrical romances, 1769-1781 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80830778

Thomas Percy, the son of a grocer, was born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire on April 13, 1729. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, Percy was ordained in the Church of England in 1753 and held the livings of Easton Maudit and Wilby; served as chaplain to the Duke of Northumberland and chaplain-in-ordinary to King George III; and became Dean of Carlisle in 1778 and Bishop of Dromore (Ireland) in 1782.

Percy published a number of literary and antiquarian works, including the narrative poem The Hermit of Warkworth (1770); translations and adaptations from Chinese, Icelandic, Hebrew, and Spanish; and an edition of the "household book" of the Earl of Northumberland for 1513. He is best known, however, for Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, a three-volume collection of early English and Scottish ballad texts which included the first publication of "Sir Patrick Spens" and "Edward, Edward," among others. Reliques inspired two generations of antiquarians and poets both to preserve and study early ballads and to compose original poems in the form.

Percy married Anne Gutteridge in 1759. The couple had six children, of whom only two daughters survived. Thomas Percy died in Dromore on September 30, 1811, and is buried in Dromore Cathedral.

For further biographical information on Thomas Percy, see the Dictionary of National Biography, Volume XV; and the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 104.

From the guide to the Thomas Percy correspondence, 1770-1807, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Park, Ralph Munroe. Will you go with me my love / words adapted from Bishop Percy ; music by Ralph Munroe Park. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn LITERARY correspondence of Bishop Percy with Evan Evans, Rector of Llanvair Talhairn, co., Denbigh, and author of "Specimens of the Poetry of the antient Welsh Bards," l761-1776; including a few letters of Rice Williams, Rector of Weston, co. Staffor..., 1761-1776 British Library
creatorOf Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Percy, Dublin, to the Rev. Mr. [William] Jessop, Lismore, [Waterford] [manuscript], 1783 March 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter initialled from David Garrick to [Dr. Percy] [manuscript], [18th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
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creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789,. Autograph letter signed from Sir John Hawkins, Twickenham, to [Thomas Percy] [manuscript], 1771 June 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
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creatorOf Henry, O., 1862-1910. Autograph file, P, 1554-2005. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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creatorOf Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811. Autograph letter signed : Easton Mauduit, to [Thomas Apperley], 1756 Nov. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811. 5 ALs to John Wilson, Alnwick Castle, 1777 Sep 4 - 1779 Oct 22,. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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creatorOf Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792. Papers, 1767-1791. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Isted, Barbara Percy. Barbara Isted collection of Thomas Percy, 1754-1812. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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referencedIn ORIGINAL correspondence of Thomas Perey with Dr. Richard Farmer, chiefly relating to the "Reliques of ancient Poetry;" 5 June, 1762-18 Feb. 1773. Four only of the fifty-four letters are by Dr. Farmer. Paper. Folio. British Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robinson, Thomas, d. 1810. Letters to Thomas Percy, 1802-1807. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn William Upcott papers, 1650-1881. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Grainger, James, 1721?-1766,. Autograph letter signed from James Grainger, Walbrook, to Thomas Percy [manuscript], 1758 April 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Vol. I., 1753-1778; ; ff. 214.Thomas Percy, Bishop of Dromore: Personal memoranda, etc.: 1753-1811., 1753-1778 British Library
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creatorOf Perfect IMPRESSION in green wax of the seal of Thomas Percy, Bishop of Norwich; 1356-1369. As Birch no. 2043. Presented by Mrs G. E. Watts, of Tooting.Thomas Percy, Bishop of Norwich: Seal: 1356-1369. British Library
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creatorOf Meen, Henry, 1744-1817,. Autograph letters from Henry Meen, London, to Thomas Percy, Dromore [manuscript], 1800-1804. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Isted, Barbara Percy. Barbara Isted collection of Thomas Percy, 1754-1812. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Patras, Greece
Leeward Islands, the Carribean
Geneva, Switzerland
Chester, Cheshire
Blythe, Nottinghamshire
Stowe, Buckinghamshire
Dublin, Ireland
Killarney, Kerry
Great Britain
Sudan, Africa
Dublin, Ireland
Knockbride, Cavan
Carlton, Nottinghamshire
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Europe
Limerick, Limerick
Mells, Suffolk
Siena, Italy
Up Waltham, Sussex
Mexico, Central America
Belfast, Antrim
Ebenfurth, Lower Austria
West Indies, America
Ireland, Europe
Guinea, Africa
Ireland, Europe
Scotland, United Kingdom
Ireland, Europe
Queen's County, Ireland
Bramfield, Suffolk
Great Britain
Glasgow, Scotland
Dublin, Ireland
Shipmeadow, Suffolk
Lyng, Norfolk
Ireland, Europe
Sutherland, Scotland
Dublin, Ireland
Ombersley, Worcestershire
India, Asia
Dalmatia, Croatia
Raveningham, Norfolk
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Ireland
Ilketshall, Suffolk
Dublin, Ireland
Waterloo, Belgium
Germany, Europe
Montgomeryshire, Wales
Navan, Meath
Mettingham, Suffolk
Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire
Brenzett, Kent
South Africa, Africa
Belfast, Antrim
Howe, Norfolk
Bunwell, Norfolk
England
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Norwich, Norfolk
Subject
Preaching
Manuscripts, Scottish--Early works to 1800--Manuscripts
English poetry--18th century
Anglican converts--18th century--Manuscripts
Authors, English--18th century--Correspondence
Romances, French
Romances, English
Romances, Latin
Sermons, English--Great Britain--18th century
Ballads, English
Authors and publishers
English poetry--Middle English (1100-1500)
Sermons, English--18th century
English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
Preaching--Great Britain
Occupation
Poets
Clergy--Great Britain
Compilers
Editors
Collector
Function

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Birth 1729-04-13

Death 1811-09-30

Britons

English,

Latin,

French

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