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  • ID: I23583
  • Name: John HOLAND , 3rd Duke of Exeter 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 3rd\1st Duke of /Exeter/, John Holand
  • Name: 14th\2nd Earl of HUNTINGDON , John Holand 4
  • Birth: 29 MAR 1395 in Dartington, Totnes, Devon, England 3
  • Death: 5 AUG 1447 3
  • Burial: St Catherine by the Tower, London, Middlesex, England
  • Note:
    EARLDOM OF HUNTINGDON (XIV, 2) 1417

    DUKEDOM OF EXETER (III, 1) 1444

    JOHN HOLAND, brother and heir of Richard HOLAND (who died 3 September 1400), and 2nd son of John (HOLAND), sometime DUKE OF EXETER, by Elizabeth his wife. He was born and baptised 29 March 1395 or 1396, at Dartington, Devon. On 3 December 1407 he was granted 100 marks a year as from the preceding Michaelmas, during his minority, for his maintenance. He was knighted on the eve of the Coronation, 8 April 1403. He accompanied the King to France in August 1415, and was at the siege of Harfleur, August to September, and at the battle of Agincourt, 25 October 1415. On 5 May 1416 he was appointed one of the commanders of an expedition intended to relieve and take supplies to Harfleur. He was restored in Parliament, 4 Henry V, and had livery of his lands, 29 March 1417. He defeated (scomfyted) a fleet of nine Genoese carracks off Harfleur, 29 June 1417, capturing four of them, and the commander, the Bastard of Bourbon. In July following he was appointed a vice-admiral. He accompanied the King to France in August 1417, was at the siege of Caen in that month, at the siege of Rouen, July 1418 to January 1418/9, was appointed Captain of Gournay, 13 February 1418/9, was at the capture of Pontoise, 31 July 1419, and was appointed Captain of that town, 1 August followirig. He was one of the commanders at the defeat of the French at Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, 16 May 1420, and was at the siege of Melun, July to November 1420. On 20 August 1420 he was appointed Constable of the Tower of London. He was taken prisoner at the battle of Baugé, 22 March 1420/1, and remained in captivity for five years. On 8 March 1425/6 he had livery of the lands which Elizabeth, his mother, had held in her demesne as of fee tall, and of those which she had held in dower or otherwise for life, of his inheritance, his homage and fealty being respited. He was one of the commanders in the war with France in 1429, and unsuccessfully besieged Compiégne in the autumn of 1430: shortly afterwards he relieved the castle of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis. On 15 November 1432 he was appointed deputy Marshal of England, during the minority of John, son and heir of John, Duke of Norfolk, i.e., till 12 September 1436. In 1433 he achieved some successes in the GatInals, and relieved Montargis, which was besieged by the Armagnacs. He was appointed, 20 June 1435, one of the plenipotentiaries to attend the Congress at Arras. On 12 July 1435, he and Henry, Earl of Northumberland, were appointed Keepers of the East and West Marches towards Scotland, and Captains of the castle and town or Berwick-on-Twecd. He was appointed Admiral of England, Ireland, and Aquitaine, during pleasure, 2 October 1435; commander of he army for relieving the castle of Guines, then besieged by the Duke of Burgundy, 28 March 1438; and Lieutenant of Aquitaine, for six years, 27 March 1439. He was granted an annuity of 500 marks, in tail, 21 July 1441, and the manor of Berkhampstead, Herts, for life, 1 December 1443. On 6 January 1443/4 he was created DUKE OF EXETER, and was granted, 17 January following, precedency in Parliaments and Councils, for him and the heirs male of his body, next to the Duke of York and his heirs. On 24 January following he had a confirmation of his estate in the mansion called Coldharbour, lately (20 January) demised to him by the executors of John Cornwaille knight. On 14 February 1445/6, the office of Admiral, and on 28 February 1446/7, the office of Constable of the Tower (which he held by grants of 2 October 1435 and 20 August 1420 respectively), were granted to him and Henry, his son, in survivorshlp. He was a member of the Privy Council from November1426 to May 1445, and, probably, till his death.

    He married, 1stly, before 15 July 1427, Anne, widow of Edmund (DE MORTEMER), EARL OF MARCH AND ULSTER (who was born apud Le New Forest, 6 November 1391, and died s.p. at Trim, Co. Meath, 19 January 1424/5, and was buried in the Collegiate Church at Stoke-by-Clare), and daughter of Edmund (DE STAFFORD), EARL OF STAFFORD, by Anne, COUNTESS OF BUCKINGHAM, HEREFORD, AND NORTHAMPTON, 1st daughter, and eventually sole heir, of Thomas of WOODSTOCK, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER. On 18 November 1430, he obtained licence, by the advice of the Council, to convey the greater part of his lands to himself and his wife, and entail it, without payment of a fine, in consideration that he had been held a prisoner in France for fully five years, and had paid 20,000 marks for his ransom. His wife died 20 or 24 September 1432, and was buried in the Church of St. Katherine by the Tower. He married, 2ndly (royal licence, 20 January 1432/3, for a fine of 200 marks), Beatrice, widow of Thomas, EARL OF ARUNDFL AND SURREY (who was born 13 October 1381, married her at Lambeth, 26 November 1405, died s.p. 13 or 14 October 1415, and was buried in the Collegiate Church of Arundel), and illegitimate daughter of João I, KING OF PORTUGAL, by Inez Pires, daughter of Pedro ESTEVES. She died s.p. at Bordeaux, 23 October 1439, and was buried with her 1st husband, at Arundel. He married, 3rdly, Anne, daughter of John (DE MOUNTAGU), EARL OF SALISBURY, by Maud, daughter of Sir Adam FRAUNCEYS, of London. She had married, 1stly, as 2nd wife, Sir Richard HANKEFORD, of Hewish, Devon, Kelynack, Cornwall, Eastbury, Berks, &c., who was born about 21 July 1397 and died 8 February 1430/1, aged 33; and, 2ndly, as 2nd wife, Sir Lewis JOHAN, or JOHN, of West Horndon, Dunton, Ingrave, and Cranham, Essex, sometime steward of the duchy of Cornwall within Devon, and warden of the stannaries in Devon, who died 27 October 1442. The Duke died 5 August 1447. aged 51 or 52, and was buried in the Church of St. Katherine at the north end of the High Altar. His widow had licence, 27 October 1447, to sue for and have livery of all the lands lately his, and at that time in the King's hand, and her dower was ordered to be assigned, 30 October following. She died 28 November 1457, and was buried with him. [Complete Peerage V:212-5, XIV:312, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Father: John de HOLAND , KG, 1st Duke of Exeter b: AFT 1350 in Upholland, Wigan, Lancashire, England
    Mother: Elizabeth PLANTAGENET b: 1364 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England

    Marriage 1 Anne STAFFORD , Countess of Buckingham b: ABT 1400 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England
    • Married: BEF 6 MAR 1426/27 in 2nd husband 1st wife 5
    • Married: BEF 15 JUL 1427 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Henry HOLAND , 3rd Duke of Exeter b: 27 JUN 1430 in Tower of London, Middlesex, England

    Marriage 2 Beatrice Princess of PORTUGAL b: ABT 1391 in Portugal
    • Married: 20 JAN 1432/33 in 2nd husband 2nd wife 6

    Marriage 3 Anne de MONTAGU b: ABT 1399 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
    • Married: AFT 1442 in 3rd husband 3rd wife 7

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 17b-19
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: I:245-6
      Text: 2nd husband of Beatrice.
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:205-11
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VI:654
    5. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VIII:450-3
    6. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: I:245-6
    7. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 17b-19
      Text: no date, 3rd husband 3rd wife
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