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Families covered: Holles of Clare, Holles of Grimsby, Holles of Houghton (Haughton), Holles of Irby, Holles of Newcastle

John Holles of Stoke
1. Thomas Holles of Stoke (a 1463)
  A. Sir William Holles, Lord Mayor of London (d 1542)
m. Elizabeth Scopham (d 1543-4, dau of George or John Scopham)
  i. Sir Thomas Holles of Flitcham, Norfolk (b c1512, a 1543)
  a. William Holles
  (1) Edward Holles
  b. Katherine Holles probably of this generation
  m. William Chauncy of Shibdame
  ii. Sir William Holles of Houghton or Haughton and Irby-on-Humber (b c1502, d 18.01.1590-1)
  m1. Anne Denzell (dau of John Denzell of Denzell or Denzill, serjeant-at-law)
a. Denzill Holles of Irby (dvp 12.04.1590)
  BE1883 identifies Denzill's wife Anne, sister of John, Lord Sheffield, but TCP (Clare) & Maddison identify her as ...
  m. Eleanor Sheffield (dau of Edmund Sheffield, 1st Lord of Butterwicke)
  (1) John Holles of Houghton, 1st Earl of Clare (b 05.1564, d 04.10.1637)
  m. (23.05.1591) Anne Stanhope (b c02.1576, d 18.11.1651, dau of Sir Thomas Stanhope of Shelford)
(A) John Holles, 2nd Earl of Clare (b 13.06.1595, d 02.01.1665)
  m. (04.09.1626) Elizabeth Vere (b 1623, d 12.1683, dau of General Sir Horatio Vere, Lord Tilbury)
  (i) John Holles (d young)
  (ii) Gilbert Holles, 3rd Earl of Clare (b 24.04.1633, d 16.01.1689)
  m. (09.07.1655) Grace Pierrepont (07.1702, dau of William Pierrepont of Thoresby)
(a) John Holles, 4th Earl of Clare, Duke of Newcastle (b 09.01.1661/2, d 15.07.1711)
  m. (01.03.1689/90) Margaret Cavendish (b 22.10.1661, d 24.12.1716, dau of Henry Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Newcastle)
  ((1)) Henrietta Cavendish Holles (b 11.02.1693/4, d 09.12.1755)
  m. (31.08.1713) Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford (b 02.06.1689, d 16.06.1741)
  (b) Elizabeth Holles (d 09.11.1725)
  m. (1676) Christopher Vane, 1st Lord Barnard of Barnard Castle (bpt 21.05.1653, d 28.10.1723)
  (c) Mary Holles
  m. Hugh Boscawen
(d) Grace Holles (d 13.09.1700)
  m. (21.05.1686) Thomas Pelham, 1st Lord of Laughton (b c1650, d 23.02.1711-2)
  Both of their sons became Prime Minister, the younger (Henry) before the elder (Thomas). Thomas took the name Pelham-Holles and became 1st Duke of Newcastle of a new creation.
  (e)+ other issue - William, Denzell (d unm), Ann
  (iii) Anne Holles (d 10.1707)
  m. Edward, Lord Clinton (dvp 21.04.1667)
  (iv) Elizabeth Holles
  m. Wentworth FitzGerald, 17th Earl of Kildare (b 1634, d 05.03.1664)
(v) Arabella Holles
  m. Sir Edward Rossiter of Somerley
  (vi) Susan Holles (b c1641, d by 05.1710)
  m. (c07.1663) Sir John Lort, Bart of Stackpole Court (b by 1637, d by 1673)
  (vii) Diana Holles
  m. Henry Bridges of Keynsham
  (viii) Penelope Holles (dsp bur 07.08.1684)
  m. (13.04.1667) Sir James Langham, Bart of Cottesbroke (b 1620, d 22.08.1699)
(B) Denzill Holles, 1st Lord of Ifield (b 31.10.1599, d 17.02.1679-80)
  m1. (04.06.1626) Dorothy Ashley (d 21.06.1640, dau of Francis Ashley of Dorchester by Anne, dau/coheir of Bernard Samwayes of Toller Fratrum)
  (i) Sir Francis Holles, Bart of Winterbourne St. Martin, 2nd Lord of Ifield (b 19.08.1627, d 01.03.1689-90)
  m1. (c08.1661) Lucy Carr (b c1636, d 15.09.1667, dau of Sir Robert Carr, 2nd Bart of Sleford)
  (a)+ 2 daughters (d young)
  m2. (c06.1670) Anne Pile (dau of Sir Francis Pile, Bart of Compton Beauchamp)
  (c) Denzill Holles, 3rd Lord of Ifield (b 26.04.1675, d unm 24.01.1694)
  (d) Jane Holles (d infant)
m2. (16.03.1641/2) Jane Shirley (bpt 03.01.1596/7, bur 25.04.1666, dau of Sir John Shirley or Shurley of Isville (Ifield) by Jane Shirley, widow of Sir Walter Covert then John Freake)
  m3. (14.09.1666) Esther de Lou (d 1683-4, dau of Gideon de Lou of Columbiers, widow of Jacques Richer of Cambernon)
  (C) Eleanore Holles (a 1677)
  m. Oliver FitzWilliam, Earl of Tyrconnel (dsp 04.1667)
  (D) Arabella Holles
  m. Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (b 13.04.1593, d 12.05.1641)
  (2) Sir George Holles (bpt 01.09.1577, d unm bur 23.05.1626)
  (3) Frances Holles probably of this generation
  m. Sir Francis Coke of Trusley (b 1561, d 1639)
  b. Sir Gervase Holles (bur 07.03.1627-8)
  m. Frances Freschville (dau of Peter Freschville of Staveley by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Gervase Clifton of Clifton)
(1) Freschville Holles, Mayor of Grimsby (bur 12.05.1627)
  m1. (20.11.1600) Elizabeth Kingston (d 31.10.1608, dau of John Kingston of Grismby)
  (A) Gervase Holles, Mayor of Grimsby (bpt 13.03.1606-7, d 1674, 2nd son)
  m1. (17.06.1630) Dorothy Kirton (d 18.01.1634-5, dau of John Kirton of Grimsby)
  (i)+ issue - George (bpt 25.06.1633, bur 11.08.1635), Elizabeth (b 08.11.1631, a 1647), Frances (d 18.01.1634-5)
  m2. (04.12.1637) Elizabeth Molesworth (dau of Lt. Col. William Molesworth)
  (iv) Sir Freschville Holles (b 08.16.1642, dsp 28.05.1672, Captain)
  m. (c11.1662) Jane Lewis (dau of Richard Lewis, son of John of Marr)
  (v)+ other issue - William (bpt 11.10.1638, bur 15.12.1638), Strafford (d 1647)
  (B)+ other issue - John (bpt 13.0.1602, bur 12.04.1607), Anne (bpt 23.10.1608, bur 26.10.1608)
  m2. Dorothy Lacon (bur 11.08.1619, dau of Herbert Lacon of Humberstone)
(2) Francis Holles of Mansfield
  m. Anne Long (dau of James Long)
  (A) William Holles (dsp Newark 1643)
  (3) Margaret Holles
  c. Gertrude Holles
  m. Walter Stanley of West Bromwich
  m2. Jane (Grosvenor ?)
  iii. Francis Holles of Yoxall and Garton (dsp 05/6.1543)
  m. Katherine Heneage (a 1543, dau of John Heneage of Hainton)
  iv. Anne Holles (d before 12.1541)
  m. Sir John Whiddon (probably not Whaddon)
  B.+ other issue (a 1541) - Edward of West Thurrock, Thomas

Main source(s): TCP (Clare), BE1883 (Holles of Houghton, Clare and Newcastle), BE1883 (Holles of Ifield), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, Holles of Irby-on-Humber and Grimsby)
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