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Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent

Also Known As: "Thomas de Holand"
Birthplace: Upholland, Lancashire, England
Death: April 25, 1397 (46-47)
Arundel Castle, Sussex, England
Place of Burial: Bourne Abbey, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Holland, 1st Earl of Kent and Joan, Countess of Kent
Husband of Alice FitzAlan, Countess of Kent
Father of Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey & 3rd Earl of Kent; John Holland, I; John Holland, II; Richard Holland; Joan le Scrope, Duchess of York and 6 others
Brother of Edmund Holland; Joan Holland; John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter; Maud/Matilda Holland and Margaret Holland
Half brother of Edward of Angoulême and Richard II of England

Occupation: Earl of Kent, Marshall of England
Managed by: Anne Brannen
Last Updated:

About Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent

alternate death place

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England


"Thomas Holland (also known as de Holland), 2nd Earl of Kent, 3rd Baron Holand KG (1350/1354 – 25 April 1397) was an English nobleman and a councillor of his half-brother, King Richard II of England."




Citations / Sources:

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[S6] Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 (2nd ed., 1999), Faris, David, (2nd edition. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999), FHL book 973 D2fp., p.185 HOLAND:9 (Reliability: 3).

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[S27] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 199.

[S29] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 items 6-9., vol. 1 p. 197, vol. 2 p. 320.
p. 434: "Thomas de Holand, Earl of Kent, Lord Holand, Lord Wake, and Lord Woodstock, K.G.; Marshal of England; b. 1355; d. 25 April 1397."

[S30] #688 Collectanea topographica et genealogica (1834-1843), (8 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, 1834-1843), FHL book 942 B2ct; FHL microfilms 496,953 item 3 and 496,955 item 2., vol. 1 p. 296, vol. 6 p. 16.

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[S45] #673 The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1846-), (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1846-), FHL book 974 B2ne; CD-ROM No 33 Parts 1-9; See FHL catalog for microfilm numbers., "Royal Bye-Blows II" vol. 121 p. 185.

[S46] #93 [Book version] The Dictionary of National Biography: from the Earliest Times to 1900 (1885-1900, reprint 1993), Stephen, Leslie, (22 volumes. 1885-1900. Reprint, Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1993), FHL book 920.042 D561n., vol. 10 p. 677

[S57] #1851 A Genealogical and Historical Account of the Throckmorton Family in England and the United States: with Brief Notes on Some of the Allied Families (1930), Throckmorton, C. Wickliffe (Charles Wickliffe), (Richmond: Old Dominion Press, 1930), FHL book 929.242 T416t; FHL microfilm 990,408 item 1., p. 106.

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[S857] Inquisitions post mortem relating to Yorkshire, of the reigns of Henry IV and Henry V, Baildon, W. Paley, ([S.l.] : Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1918), 942.74 B4a v. 59., vol. 59 p. 92.

[S859] #1785 The Visitation of the County of Devon in the Year 1620 (1872), Colby, Frederic Thomas, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 6. London: [Harleian Society], 1872), FHL book 942 B4h volume 6; FHL microfilm 994,062 item 1., vol. 6 p. 346.

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[S3830] Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural history Society (1878-1921), Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, (Shrewsbury [England]: Adnitt and Nauton, 1878-1921), FHL book 942.45 C4a., pt. 2 vol. 2 April 1878, "Some Account of the Ruckley Grange Estate", p. 267.

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Upholland, Lancashire, England
Upholland, Lancashire, England
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Kent, England, United Kingdom
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Upholland, Lancashire, , England
January 6, 1384
Brockenhurst, Kent, England
Upholland, Lancashire, England
Upholland, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)