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  • ID: I11702
  • Name: Thomas de HOLAND , 2nd Earl of Kent, KG, Sir 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 07th\2nd Earl of /Kent/, Thomas de Holand
  • Birth: ABT 1350 in Broughton, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England 1 4
  • Death: 25 APR 1397 in Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England 1 4
  • Burial: Abbey of Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
  • Note:
    Thomas de Holand, 2nd/5th Earl of Kent and 6th Lord (Baron) Wake, KG (1376); knighted 1367, Marshal of England March 1379/80-85; married a little while after 10 April 1364 Alice, daughter of 10th/3rd Earl of Arundel, and died 25 April 1397. [Burke's Peerage]

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    Sir Thomas de Holand, KG, of Woodstock, age 9+ or 10+ at father's death, d. 25 Apr 1397, 2nd Earl of Kent; m. shortly aft. 10 Apr 1364 Alice Fitz Alan, d. 17 Mar 1415/6, daughter of Sir Richard Fitz Alan and Eleanor Plantagenet. [Magna Charta Sureties]

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    BARONY OF WAKE (VI) 1360

    EARLDOM OF KENT (VII, 2) 1360

    THOMAS (DE HOLAND), EARL OF KENT, LORD WOODSTOCK, HOLAND and WAKE, son and heir, aged 9 and more or 10 and more at his father's death. He was knighted by the Prince of Wales at Vittoria in March 1367, and fought at the battle of Najera, 3 April following. On 24 July 1371 at Plymouth he granted to his companion in arms, Sir Richard Waldegrave, and his heirs male, leave to bear his helm-- "party per pale argent and gules, crowned or." He accompanied the Duke of Brittany in his expedition to Brittany in March 1374/5. Nominated K.G. between April 1375 and April 1376. On 2l July I377 he was appointed Keeper of the forest South of Trent, during pleasure, and on 12 April 1378 he was granted 200 per annum to support his rank and in lieu of any fee as Keeper; on 13 March 1379/80 this was altered to rents worth 796 13s. 4d., to hold as from 21 February last until he had his inheritance. On 22 October 1378 he was appointed a Commissioner to treat with Scotland concerning breaches of the peace. In the same year be served in the fleet in the Channel during a projected invasion of France. On 13 March 1379/80 he was appointed Marshal of England, which office he held till 30 June 1385. As "Thomas, Earl of Kent," he had letters of protection 5 June 1380. On 26 December 1380 he was appointed an Ambassador to treat concerning the King's marriage to Anne, sister of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans and of Bohemia, and daughter of the deceased Emperor Charles. He was summoned for Military Service against the Scots 13 June 1385, and to Parliament from 16 July 1380 to 18 July 1397, by writs directed Thome de Holand' comiti Kanc'. On 2 October 1383 he was appointed Keeper of the King's forest and Master of the game, South of Trent, and was granted the custody of the New Forest and the castle and town of Southampton, for life. On 20 November 1384 he was granted the custody of the castle and town of Cherbourg. In 1385 he accompanied the King on his expedition to Scotland. On 25 September 1385 the king took his homage and fealty, and gave him livery of his mother's lands, although all the inquisitions taken after her death had not yet been returned into Chancery. On 10 November 1385 he was sent to Calais to see that the town was in a proper state of defence. On 10 August 1386 he was granted, for life, the manor of Brockenhurst, Hants, as from the death of Edward Ill. On 9 May 1387 he was granted the custody of the Tower of London, for life. He was appointed a Commissioner, 17 May and again 20 June 1389, to hear the appeal of Sir Robert Grosvenor against the judgment which had been pronounced in his suit with Sir Richard le Scrope. On 1 May 1391 the office of Constable of Corfe Castle was granted to him and Alice his wife, in survivorsllip. In 1394 he and his son Thomas accompanied the King to Ireland.

    He married, shortly after 10 April 1364, Alice, daughter of Richard, Earl of Arundel, by Eleanor, daughter of Henry, Earl of Lancaster. he died 25 April 1397, and was buried in the Abbey of Bourne, co. Lincoln. She died 17 March 1415/6. [Complete Peerage VII:154-6, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: Thomas de HOLAND , KG, 1st Earl of Kent b: 1314 in Broughton, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England
    Mother: Joan PLANTAGENET , "The Fair Maid of Kent" b: 29 SEP 1328 in Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Alice FITZALAN b: ABT 1350 in Arundel, Essex, England
    • Married: AFT 10 APR 1364 in Arundel, Sussex, England 1 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children Thomas de HOLAND , 3rd Earl of Kent, KG, Sir b: BEF 1371 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    2. Has Children Eleanor de HOLAND b: ABT 1374 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    3. Has No Children Joan de HOLAND , Duchess of York b: ABT 1380 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    4. Has Children Edmund de HOLAND , 4th Earl of Kent, KG b: 6 JAN 1382/83 in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England
    5. Has Children Margaret de HOLAND b: ABT 1385 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    6. Has Children Eleanor de HOLAND b: ABT 1388 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    7. Has Children Elizabeth de HOLAND b: ABT 1390 in Broughton, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 90-8
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2904
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/2:899, II:494
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:154-6
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