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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

738714 Holand-Fitzalan

738714. Earl Thomas de Holand & 738715. Alice Fitzalan

1350, Thomas born in England, heir & s/o 1477428. Thomas de Holand & 1477429. Joan of Kent.

1352, Alice born in England, d/o 2954972. Richard Fitzalan & 2954973. Lady Eleanor Plantagenet.

1360, Thomas age 10 at the death of his father.

Thomas married Alice with dispensation for 4th degree; her dowry was 4000 marks.

4/10/1364, Licence for the king’s first-born son Edward, prince of Aquitaine and Wales, and Joan his wife, to grant to Thomas de Holande and Alesia daughter of Richard, earl of Arundel, … (S) CPRs. Thomas’ step-father [and father of his half-brother, future King Richard II], the “Black Prince”, enfeoffed Thomas and Alice with Yorkshire manors worth 500 marks annually.

4/12/1366, Whereas the king … lately granted licence for Richard, earl of Arundel and Surrey, to enfeoff the king’s son John, duke of Lancaster, … licence for the feoffees to grant to the said earl and Eleanor , his wife, daughter of Henry, late earl of Lancaster, … remainder to Richard de Arundell, the younger, and Elizabeth his wife, … successive remainder … to John brother of the said Richard, and to Eleanor his wife, … to Thomas, brother of the said John, … to Joan, countess of Hereford, sister of the said Thomas, … to Alesia, sister of the said Joan, … (S) CPRs.

3/1367, Thomas knighted by Edward, the “Black Prince”, at Vittoria.

4/3/1367, Thomas fought at the battle of Najera in Spain.

1369, Alice Fitzalan, Lady Wake, cousin John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, paid £66.13s.4d. to look after his 3 young children after his wife Blanche died.

11/1371, Alice still governess of John of Gaunt’s children.

3/1374, Thomas accompanied the Duke of Brittany to Saint Mahe, Brittany.

1376, Thomas made Knight of the Garter by King Edward III on the death of lord Mohun.

7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.

Aft. 1377, Thomas councilor to his half-brother King Richard II, still a minor.

4/12/1378, Grant, … to Thomas Holand, the king’s brother, who has not sufficient to support his rank, of 200£ yearly … not to demand any fee or reward for the office of the keeper of the forests this side of Trent … (S) CPRs.

1378, Thomas served at sea in an extended invasion of France, landing troops at St. Malo. His annual grant was £200/year.

1379, Thomas a commissioner to settle infractions between England and Scotland.

By 1/12/1380, Thomas made Earl of Kent [likely with the assent of his mother.]

1380, Thomas sent to Gurnsey to inspect the castle. His income was up to £1000/year and he was created marshal of England, succeeding John de Arundel who died at sea.

7/16/1380, Thomas 1st summoned to parliament as an Earl and Marshal.

1381-97, Thomas summoned to parliament.

1385, Thomas accompanied the king on his expedition to Scotland.

1385, Thomas replaced as Marshall by Edward Courtenay, earl of Devon.

8/7/1385, Thomas given a bed in the will of his mother. (S) Testamenta Vetusta, V1, 1826, P14.

11/1385, Thomas sent to Calais, France to refortify the town against a possible French assault.

1391, “Thomas Holand, Earl of Kent and Lord of Wake …”. (S) UKNA.

1394, Thomas and his son Thomas accompanied the king to Ireland.

1396, Thomas appointed Governor of Carisbrook castle for life.

4/22/1397, Thomas wrote his will.

4/25/1397, Thomas, 2nd Earl of Kent, 6th Lord Wake died; buried at Bourne Abbey, Dorsetshire.

3/17/1416, Alice died.

(S) The Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families, 1883, Foster, P21. (S) Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Weis. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P472.

Children of Thomas and Alice: [4 sons, 6 daughters]

i. Thomas de Holand, born ~1371 in England.
1392, Thomas married Joan Stafford, d/o Earl Hugh de Stafford.
4/16/1399, Thomas named in the will of Richard II.
1399, Thomas, Earl of Kent, Duke of Surrey, Marshall of England, beheaded after an attempt to seize King Henry IV.

ii. Eleanor Holand, born ~1375 in England.
Eleanor married Roger de Mortimer, s/o 7605294. Earl Edmund de Mortimer & 7605295. Philippe of Clarence.

v. Joan Holand, born ~1382 in England.
Joan 1st married Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, s/o King Edward III.
8/1402-8/1404, Joan married 3802842. Lord William Willoughby [his 2nd.]
9/6/1410, Joan married 3rd Lord Henry le Scrope, Treasurer of England.
9/1415-4/1416, Joan married 4th Lord Henry Bromflete.
4/12/1434, Joan died.

vi. Margaret Holand (369357), born 1385 in England.

vii. Eleanor Holand (3802863), born 1387 in England. [2nd of the name]