BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN HOLLAND 1ST DUKE EXETER 1352-1400

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: HOLLAND

Descent English Royalty: 1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 2G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 9G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

In 1352 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter was born to Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (38) and Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales (23)

On 23 Apr 1381 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (29) was appointed 68th Knight Garter: Richard II

Before 1385 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter was rumoured to be having an affair with Isabella of Castile wife of Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York.

On May 1385 Ralph Stafford (18) was murdered by John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (33)

On 20 Jul 1385 Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge was born to Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York (44) and Isabella of Castile (30) at Conisburgh Castle although there was speculation the father was John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (33) with whom Isabella of Castile (30) was suspected of having an affair.

On 24 Jun 1386 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (34) and Elizabeth Lancaster (23) were married at Plymouth

In 1387 Constance Holland was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (35) and Elizabeth Lancaster (23)

In 1388 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (36) was created 1st Earl Huntingdon (4C 1388)

Around 1389 Elizabeth Holland was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (37) and Elizabeth Lancaster (25)

Around 1392 Alice Holland was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (40) and Elizabeth Lancaster (28)

On 18 Mar 1395 John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (43) and Elizabeth Lancaster (32) at Dartington

On 29 Sep 1397 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (45) was created 1st Duke Exeter (1C 1397)

On 29 Sep 1397 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (45) was created 1st Duke Exeter (1C 1397). Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (23) was created 1st Duke Surrey for having arrested his uncle Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel on behalf of Richard II King England (30) . [Richard II Awards his Half-Brothers Dukedoms]

Around 1399 Edward Holland was born to John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (47) and Elizabeth Lancaster (35)

On 16 Apr 1399 Richard II King England (32) wrote his Last Will from which the following extracts are taken … Also we bequeath to our beloved nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (25) ten thousand marks and to our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York (26) two thousand marks and to our beloved brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (47) three thousand marks and to our faithful and beloved William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire (49) two thousand marks. .. we ordain and set aside for the fulfilment of all and singular the premises the sum of ninety-one thousand marks, of which sixty-five thousand marks are in the keeping of Sir John Ikelyngton and twenty-four thousand marks in the hands and keeping of our dear nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (25) .

.. Of this our royal testament we nominate make and depute executors the venerable fathers in Christ Richard Mitford Bishop Chichester, Bishop Salisbury, Edmund Stafford Bishop Exeter (55) , Robert Tideman of Winchcombe Bishop Llandaff, Bishop Worcester, Thomas Merke Bishop Carlisle and Guy Mone Aka Mohun Bishop St David's; our beloved brother Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York (26) , our nephew Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (25) , our brother John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (47) and William Scrope 1st Earl Wiltshire (49) to each of whom we bequeath a gold cup of the value of twenty pounds and our beloved and faithful clerks Master Richard Clifford Bishop Bath and Wells, Bishop Worcester, Bishop London Keeper of our Privy Seal, Master Richard Maudeleyn, Master William Fereby and Master John Ikelyngton clerks and John Lufwyk and William Serle laymen, to each of whom we will shall be paid their expenses and necessary costs while it shall happen that they or any of them are employed about the execution of our present last will, but according to the discretion of their said co-executors. ..

Whom all and singular we have charged and charge that they shall do as much as in them is for the due execution and fulfilment of this our last will as they shall wish to answer before God. We create ordain depute and make overseers of this our will the reverend fathers in Christ Roger Walden Archbishop Canterbury and Richard Scrope Archbishop York (49) , William bishop of Winchester and William abbot of the monastery of Westminster Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York (26) our uncle and Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (57) our cousin.

On 17 Dec 1399 the conspirators at Abbey House including Thomas Blount (47) , Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester (26) , Thomas Holland 1st Duke Surrey (25) , John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (47) , Ralph Lumley 1st Baron Lumley (39) , John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury (49) , Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York (26) , Bernard Brocas (45) . They plotted to capture Henry IV King England (32) at a Tournament in Windsor on the Feast of Epiphany hence the Epiphany Rising.

On 16 Jan 1400 John Holland 1st Duke Exeter (48) was executed at Pleshy Castle [Epiphany Rising].

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

1G GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland

GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

3G GrandFather: Alan Zouche

4G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bisset

3G GrandMother: Helen or Ela Quincy

4G GrandFather: Roger Quincy 2nd Earl Winchester

4G GrandMother: Helen Galloway

2G GrandMother: Ela Longespée (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Stephen Longespée (Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

3G GrandMother: Emmeline Riddlesford

4G GrandFather: Walter Riddlesford

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave

3G GrandFather: Gilbert Segrave

4G GrandFather: Stephen Segrave

4G GrandMother: Rohese Despencer

2G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

3G GrandFather: Thomas Lacy

3G GrandMother: Margaret Multon

Mother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England (Son Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry III King England (Son John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John "Lackland" I King England (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Isabella Angouleme Queen Consort England

4G GrandFather: Aymer Angouleme I Count Angoulême

4G GrandMother: Alice Courtenay

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

4G GrandFather: Alfonso Barcelona II Count Provence

4G GrandMother: Gersenda II Sabran

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

4G GrandFather: Thomas Savoy I Count Savoy

4G GrandMother: Margaret Geneva

1G GrandMother: Margaret Capet (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Louis IX King France (1G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Louis "Lion" VIII King France (3G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Blanche Ivrea Queen Consort France (Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Provence Queen Consort France

4G GrandFather: Raymond Berenguer Provence IV Count Provence

4G GrandMother: Beatrice Savoy

2G GrandMother: Maria Reginar (3G Granddaughter Stephen I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Reginar III Duke Brabant (2G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Reginar II Duke Brabant (1G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Marie Swabia

3G GrandMother: Adelaide Burgundy (5G Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Burgundy IV Duke Burgundy (4G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Yolande Capet

GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baroness Wake Liddell (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Baldwin Wake

2G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy (1G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

4G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

4G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandMother: Elen ferch Llewellyn Aberffraw (Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Llewellyn "The Great" Aberffraw

4G GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet (Daughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: William Fiennes

3G GrandFather: Enguerrand Ingleram Fiennes

4G GrandFather: William Fiennes

4G GrandMother: Agnes Dammartin

3G GrandMother: Isabel Provence

2G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John Beaumont (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John I King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Beregaria Ivrea (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Jeanne Châteaudun

4G GrandFather: Geoffrey Châteaudun VI Viscount Châteaudun

4G GrandMother: Clemence Roches