'Holand1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Holand of Exeter, Holand of Kent

                               
We originally launched this page as 'Holland2' and (in part) spelt the family name as 'Holland' rather than 'Holand'. We retitled the page on 10.10.2003 to make it clear that this page and its continuations were nothing to do with Holland1, in the Continental section of the database, which covers the Counts of Holland.
Robert de Holand
1. Thurstan de Holand
  A. Sir Robert de Holand of Upholland, Lancashire (d c1300)
  m. (before 1276) Elizabeth de Samlesbury (a 1311, dau of William de Samlesbury)
  i. Robert de Holand, 1st Lord Holand (d 07.10.1328)
  Vivian shows Robert as son of John son of Ingelram of Lincolnshire son of Henry. The above follows TCP.
  m. (c1311) Maud la Zouche (d 31.05.1349, dau of Alan la Zouche of Ashby)
a. Sir Robert de Holand, 2nd Lord Holand (b c1312, d 16.03.1372/3)
  m. Elizabeth
  (1) Robert de Holand (dvp)
  m. Joan or Alice
  (A) Maud Holand, 'Baroness Holand' (d 07.05.1423)
  m. (c1372) John Lovel, 5th Lord of Tichmersh (d 10.09.1408)
  b. Sir Thomas de Holand of Broughton, 1st Earl of Kent (d 26/8.12.1360)
m. (by 1339) Joan Plantagenet, Countess of Kent (b 29.09.1328, d 08.08.1385, dau of Edmund Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Kent, Earl of Arundel)
  (1) Thomas Holand, 2nd Earl of Kent (b c1351, d 25.04.1397)
  m. (after 10.04.1364) Alice FitzAlan (d 17.03.1415/6, dau of Richard FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel)
  (A) Thomas Holand, 3rd Earl of Kent, Duke of Surrey, Marshal of England (b by 1371, dsp 07/8.01.1399/1400)
  m. (after 20.10.1392) Joane Stafford (d c01.10.1442, dau of Hugh de Stafford, 2nd Earl of Stafford)
(B) Edmund Holand, 4th Earl of Kent (b 06.01.1383, dspl 15.09.1407)
  m. (1406) Lucy Visconti (b c1372, d 14.04.1424, dau of Bernabo I, Duke of Milan)
  p. Constance Plantagenet (d 28.11.1416, dau of Edmund Plantagenet, 1st Duke of York)
  (i) Eleanor Holand
  m. James Touchet, 5th Lord Audley (b c1398, d 23.09.1459)
  (C) Alianore Holand Y
  m1. Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (b c1374, d 1398) Y
  m2. Edward de Cherlton, Lord of Powys (d 1422)
  (D) Margaret Holand (d 30.12.1429) HJ
  m1. John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, Marquess of Somerset (b 1372, d 21.04.1410) HJ
  m2. (1411) Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence (b 01.10.1388, dsp Beauje 22.03.1421)
  (E) Joane Holand (b c1380, dsp 12.04.1434)
m1. (before 04.11.1393?) Edward, Duke of York (d 1402)
  m2. (1404) William Willoughby, 5th Lord of Eresby (d 04.12.1409)
  m3. (c09.1410) Sir Henry Scrope, 3rd Lord of Masham (dsp 08.1415)
  m4. (1415-6) Sir Henry Bromflete, Lord Vesci (d 01.1468/9)
  (F) Eleanor Holand
  m. Thomas de Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (d Orleans 1421)
(G) Elizabeth Holand
  m. John, Lord Nevill (dvp 1423)
  (H)+ other issue - John (dsp), Bridget (nun)
  (2) Edmund Holand
  (3) John Holand, Earl of Huntingdon, Duke of Exeter (b after 1350, d 09/10.01.1399/1400) his dukedom was forfeited
  m. (24.08.1386) Elizabeth Plantagenet (b before 21.02.1364, d 24.11.1425, dau of John Plantagenet 'of Gaunt', Duke of Lancaster)
  (A) Richard Holand (d unm 03.09.1400)
  (B) John Holand, 1st Duke of Exeter (b 29.03.1395/6, d 05.08.1447, Admiral) his dukedom was a new creation
m1. (before 15.07.1427, Anne Stafford (d 20/4.09.1432, dau of Edmund de Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford)
  (i) Henry Holand, 2nd Duke of Exeter (b 27.06.1430, dspm 1473, Admiral)
  m. (30.07.1447, div 12.11.1472) Anne Plantagenet (b 10.08.1439, d 14.01.1475-6, dau of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York)
  (a) Anne Holand
  m. (10.1466) Sir Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset (d 10.04.1501)
  The following connections are shown on Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1887), Cornwall, 1530+1573+1620+additions, 'Kendall of Pelyn', p258).
partner unknown
  (b) Sir Robert Holland
  m. Margaret
  ((1)) Jane Holland
  m1. John Kendall
  m2. Sir John Trelawny
  ((2)) Elizabeth Holland (dsp)
  m. John Reskymer
m2. (1432/3) Beatrice (dsp 23.10.1439, natural dau of John, King of Portugal (by Inez Perez), widow of Thomas FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel)
  m3. Anne Montacute (d 28.11.1457, dau of Sir John de Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury)
  (ii) Anne Holand
  m1. John, Lord Nevill (dvpsp, nephew of her second husband)
  m2. Sir John Nevill (d Towton 1461)
  m3. James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas (d 15.04.1488)
(C) Sir Edward Holand
  (D) Constance Holand (d 12/14.11.1437)
  m1. Thomas de Mowbray, Earl Marshal, de jure 2nd Duke of Norfolk (b c1386, dsp 10.06.1405)
  m2. (before 24.02.1412/3) Sir John Grey, younger of Ruthyn (dvp 27.08.1439)
  (4) Maud Holand (d before 13.04.1392)
  m1. Hugh Courtenay of Devon (d 1377)
  m2. (1380) Valeran III, Count of Luxembourg-St. Pol (b 1335, d 1415)
  (5) Joan Holand (b 1350, dsp after 25.12.1384)
  m. (1366) Jean V, Duke of Brittany (b 1340, d 01.11.1399)
  c. Alan de Holand of Dalbury and Weeksworth
  d. Sir Otho de Holand = Sir Oates Holland (dsp c1360, KG)
e. John de Holand of Thorpewater not mentioned by BE1883
  m. Elinor de Metsted (dau of Sir Andrew de Metsted of Upcott Avenel)
  f. Joan de Holand
  Identified as elder daughter by BLG1952 (Radclyffe of Foxdenton and Hyde). Some sources show her as sister rather than daughter of Lord Robert. Some sources show her 2nd and 3nd marriages the other way around.
  m1. Sir Hugh Dutton of Dutton (b 08.12.1276, d 1326)
  m2. Sir John Radclyyffe of Ordsall (d 1362)
  m3. Sir (Thomas or) Edmund Talbot of Bashall
  g. Jane (or Margaret) de Holand
  m. Sir John Tempest of Bracewell (b 24.08.1283, d 1359)
  h. Margaret de Holand (d 20/2.08.1349)
  m. John La Warre (dvp before 24.06.1331)
  i. ? Matilda (Maud) de Holand (d 18.11.1360) possibly (by no means certainly) of this family
  The suggestion that Maud may be of this family is reported by Vivian & TCP (Swynnerton) but that appears to have confused the Thomas de Swynnertons. The implication is that her father may have been the same person as Sir Robert de Holland of Yoxhall but if that was the case then the Swynnerton records have confused the Matildas & Thomases.
  m1. John de Latimer, de jure 3rd Lord (b c1335, dsps 1356/7)
  m2. Thomas de Swynnerton
  ii. Avina de Holand probably of this generation
  m. (1285) Adam Austin 'de Ireland' of Hutt & Hale (d 1324)

Main source(s): BP1883 (Holand), BP1883 (Holland of Kent), BP1883 (Holland of Exeter), TCP (Holland), TCP (Kent), TCP (Exeter) with a little support from Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Holland of Weare', p475)
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