Duke of Northumberland

Ralph George Algernon Percy is the 12th Duke of Northumberland. He is the beneficial owner of Northumberland Estates, the titular owner of Alnwick Castle and has an estimated wealth of £315 million. The Duke married Jane Richard in 1979 and the couple have four children

Major Percy’s carriage, far left, sets off on the journey to London with the captured French eagle standards protruding from the window

Duke of Northumberland's ancestor's dramatic part in Battle of Waterloo

Exhibition at Alnwick Castle to tell the story of Major Henry Percy's dash from the Battle of Waterloo to London

The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland attend the service for the new War Memorial at Shilbottle, to mark the First World War and the Second

Duke of Northumberland's estates given go-ahead for Shilbottle development

The Duke of Northumberland's business venture has been given the go-ahead for a major development at Shilbottle

Jane Percy, The Duchess of Northumberland in the Tree House at Alnwick Garden

Duchess of Northumberland: How I plan to finish the job at Alnwick Garden

Two decades into the Alnwick Garden and the Duchess of Northumberland still doesn't expect to be liked

Outbuildings next to North Farm in Rennington, Northumberland

Estates' housing bid at Rennington near Alnwick all set for green light

Northumberland Estates' plans for 15 new properties at Rennington near Alnwick look set to be approved

Duchess of Northumberland chocolate and recipes books launch

Duchess of Northumberland delves into Alnwick Castle archives for new food venture

The Duchess of Northumberland talks dirty cocktails, lethally indulgent chocolate and aphrodisiac marmalade with Jane Hall

The North East Coast Exhibtion, 1929

New pictures emerge of historic North East Coast Exhibition

New photographs have emerged from a hoard of 150,000 images discovered in the loft of a Newcastle building

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Duke of Northumberland says Scottish independence would "cause difficulties"

The Duke says he crosses the border every day and there is no difference between one side and the other

A graphic image of the planned estate

Gentoo Construction wins £8m for luxury holiday complex in Northumberland

The development of Lucker Hall in North Northumberland will bring the derelict hall back into use

Duke and Duchess of Northumberland unveil Shilbottle's first war memorial

A new war memorial at Shilbottle has been unveiled by the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland

An array of treasures arrives at Bede'sWorld in Jarrow on loan from the British Museum. Curator of the exhibition Georgina Ascroft

Triple helping of historic treasures for South Tyneside Exhibitions

British Museum and British Library loan gems and jewellery including Earl's ring possibly lost at Britain's bloodiest battle

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Duke of Northumberland's auction has had us all gripped

The Duke's multi-million pound sale of furniture, paintings and letters at Sotheby's reveals the magnitude of the family's former power and influence

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Duke of Northumberland hopes sold treasures bring joy to new owners

The Duke of Northumberland has spoken of his hope that the new owners of £32m of his treasures will get as much joy from them as his family has done

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Duke of Northumberland treasures raise £32million at auction

Treasures belonging to the Duke of Northumberland have raised £32million after being auctioned by Sotheby's

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As it happened: Duke of Northumberland treasures auctioned by Sotheby's

Join reporter Kate Proctor for live updates from a special Sotheby's auction of rare treasures owned by the Duke of Northumberland          

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Duke of Northumberland's business venture's bid for Shilbottle homes refused again

The Duke of Northumberland's business venture's bid for homes at Shilbottle has been refused a second time

Andrew Day Director of Northumberland church og England Academy

Northumberland boarding school could offer children in care more stability, says headteacher

The headmaster of a Northumberland school says offering a boarding school provision could provide greater stability for children in care

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£1.88m appeal launched to lay full Aln Valley Railway track

The Aln Valley Railway has launched an appeal to raise £1.88m to allow it to complete the line

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Housing bid in Lesbury refused for Duke of Northumberland’s business venture

Northumberland Estates' third bid for housing at Lesbury has been refused by county councillors

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Duke and Duchess of Northumberland support village clock appeal

The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland have followed in the footsteps of their forefathers in supporting a village clock appeal

Northumberland Estates under fire over Rothbury homes plan

The Duke of Northumberland's business venture has been accused of putting profit before residents over its plans for new homes at Rothbury


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