Robert de Holand was born in 1220. He was a son of Sir Robert de Holand and Cecily de Columbers. He married Margaret de Kellet, daughter of Adam de Kellet and Matilda de Singleton. He died in 1275. They had a son:
Sir Robert de Holand was born in 1253 in Upholland, Lancashire, England. He married Elizabeth de Samlesbury, daughter of Roger de Samlesbury ( 1193-1227) and Margaret Fitzosbert (1200-1227), born in 1256 in Samlesbury, Lancashire, England, and died in Upholland, Lancashire, England in 1311. Robert de Holand died in Upholland in 1304. They had a son:
Sir Robert Holand, 1st Baron of Holand, Lord Holand was born in 1270 in Upholland, Lancashire. England. He married Maude De La Zouche. Maude was born 1284 in Ashby Magna, Leicester, England, a daughter of Alan De La Zouche and Eleanor de Segrave. She died 31 May 1341 in Bur, Northamptonshire, England. Her father, Alan De La Zouche was born 19 October 1267 in North Molton, Devenshire, England, and died 25 March 1314 in Brackley, England. Alan De La Zouche married Eleanor de Seagrave about 1284. Eleanor was born in Seagrave, England and died in 1314. Sir Robert, 1st Baron of Holand, was executed on 7 October 1328 (beheaded) at Boreham Wood, Essex, England. Child of Lord Robert de Holand:
Lord Robert and Maude la Zouche children:
Sir Robert Holand, 2nd Baron of Holand, was born about 1312 in Upholland, Lancaster, England and died 26 December 1360 in . He married Margaret Hetton in 1337, born 1314 in Buthel, Lancashire, England, a daughter of Alan Hetton, (born 1288). The couple had two daughters, Jane Holand born in 1338 and died 1372 in Lancaster, England. and Margaret Holand (1340-1375)
Jane Holand born about 1335 in Lancaster, England. She married William Molyneux in 1359. They had two sons, Richard Molyneux, born about 1360 in Sefton, Lancashire, England and Thomas Molyneux.
Thomas de Holand, 1st Earl of Kent was born in 1314 and died in 1360. He was a son of Sir Robert Holand, 1st Baron of Holand, Lord Holand and Maude De La Zouche. Thomas de Holand 1st Earl of Kent married Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent1, who was born on 29 September 1328 She was the daughter of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent and Margaret Wake, Baroness Wake of Liddell. She died on 8 August 1385 at age 56 at Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England.
Children of Thomas de Holand, 1st Earl of Kent and Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent :
-This Holand line goes directly to George Washington -
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Editor's Note:We have noticed in our research, Lancaster is mentioned as a location, rather than Lancashire. It could be this is due to Lancaster's ties with the crown. As such, we have left these location names as we have found them
1Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent was born on 29 September 1328. She married, firstly, Thomas de Holand, 1st Earl of Kent, son of Robert de Holand, Lord Holand and Maude la Zouche, between 1339 and 1340.2 She married, secondly, William de Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, son of William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury and Catherine Grandison, between 1340 and 1341.2 She married, thirdly, Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, son of Edward III, King of England and Philippe de Hainaut, on 10 October 1361.2 She was buried at Grey Friars Church, Stanford, Lincolnshire, England.
Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent also went by the nick-name of 'the Fair Maid of Kent'.4 She was also known as Joan Plantagenet. She was also known as Jeanette. She was the daughter of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent and Margaret Wake, Baroness Wake of Liddell. From circa 1339, her married name became de Holand. From before October 1348, her married name became de Montagu. Her marriage to William de Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury was annulled on 13 November 1349 . The marriage was annuled by the Pope because her marriage to William de Montacute was bigamous, and she was ordered to return to her first husband, Thomas de Holand.2 She succeeded to the title of Baroness Wake of Liddell on 26 December 1352.3 She succeeded to the title of Countess of Kent on 26 December 1352.3 She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (L.G.) in 1378. Children of Joan of Kent, Countess of Kent and Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales were: Edward of Angoulême b. 27 Jan 1365, d. Jan 1372 and Richard II, King of England, b. 6 Jan 1367, d. 6 Jan 1400
From: the Peerage, Internet.