Elizabeth Percy , Duchess of Northumberland
woman and Duchess of Northumberland (from 1766)
Commemorated on 2 plaques
Site of Northumberland House
Aldersgate Street, EC1, London, United Kingdom where they stayed (1716-1776)
The First Duke of Northumberland. The first Duke of Northumberland was born here in 1712. Formerly Sir Hugh Smithson, he married Lady Elizabeth Percy & succeeded her father as Earl of Northumberland in 1750. He was made Duke of Northumberland in 1766 being the only Duke created by George III. The Duke retained a lifelong interest in & contact with his birthplaces Northallerton.
High Street, Northallerton, United Kingdom where they mentioned (1740-1776)