Raymond Biswanger Slide Collection
Northumberland House, which stood in Saint Martin's Lane in London, was built in the early 1600s, completed in 1605, and demolished in 1874. It was flanked by the Thames Embankment and Trafalgar Square. Northumberland House was the property of the Percy family, who were earls, and later, dukes of Northumberland.
(1 Henry IV and 2 Henry IV) London, England
The Percies appear in Shakespeare's 1 Henry IV and 2 Henry IV. The Duke of Northumberland and his son Henry Percy, or Hotspur, rebel against King Henry IV, who defeats them, and then kills Hotspur.
Northumberland House site plaque, Saint Martin's Le Grand, London [7 May 1983]