Edmund Holland, 4th Earl of Kent

Edmund de Holland, 4th Earl of Kent (January 6, 1384September 15, 1408) was the Earl of Kent in ca. 1400 - ca. 1407.

He was the second son of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice Fitzalan,. His maternal grandparents were Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.

He was a younger brother of Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey. Edmund succeeded his childless brother as Earl of Kent on 7 January, 1400.

He had an affair with Constance of York and fathered illegitimately Eleanor de Holland born in c. 1406; Eleanor was later married to James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley.

Bibliography

  • Alison Weir. Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy. London, The Bodley Head, 1999, p. 111.
Preceded by
Thomas Holland
Earl of Kent
1400 – 1408
Succeeded by
William Neville
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The peerage title Earl of Kent has been created many times in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (1350–1397) was an English nobleman and a councillor of his half-brother Richard II.

Thomas was the son of Thomas Holland, 1st Earl of Kent and Joan of Kent.
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Richard FitzAlan, "Copped Hat", 5th Earl of Arundel (9th Earl of Arundel per Ancestral Roots) (c. 1306 – January 24, 1376) was an English nobleman and medieval military leader.
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Eleanor of Lancaster (sometimes called Eleanor Plantagenet) (about 1315 – 11 January 1372) was born as the fifth daughter of Henry, Earl of Lancaster (c. 1281-1345) and his wife Maud Chaworth (1282-1322).
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Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey (1374 - January 7, 1400), also 3rd Earl of Kent.

He was the son of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice Fitzalan. His maternal grandparents were Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.
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The peerage title Earl of Kent has been created many times in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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  • 1325 - Alfonso IV becomes King of Portugal.

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Constance of York (c. 1374 - 29 November 1416) was the only daughter of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York and his wife Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York, daughter of Pedro of Castile and Maria de Padilla who was of Jewish descent.
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Eleanor de Holland (b. c. 1406) was the illegitimate daughter of Constance of York and Edmund Holland, 4th Earl of Kent (Rixford, 2002).

She married (unknown date) James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley, son of John Tuchet, 4th Baron Audley and his wife Isabel.
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James Touchet, 5th Baron Audley, son of John Tuchet, 4th Baron Audley and his wife Isabel, was a distinguished veteran of the Hundred Years' War. In the opening phase of the Wars of the Roses he raised troops from his estates in Cheshire, Shropshire,Staffordshire and Derbyshireand
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Alison Weir
Born: 1951

Nationality: British Alison Weir (born 1951) is a British writer of history books for the general public, mostly in the form of biographies about British kings and queens. She currently lives in Surrey, England, with her two children.
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Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey (1374 - January 7, 1400), also 3rd Earl of Kent.

He was the son of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice Fitzalan. His maternal grandparents were Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.
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The peerage title Earl of Kent has been created many times in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent KG (c. 1410–1463) and jure uxoris 6th Baron Fauconberg, was an English nobleman and soldier.

Early life

Born circa 1410, he was the second son of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and his second wife, Joan Beaufort.
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