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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Robert Holand of Upholland, 1st Baron Holand[1]

Male 1270 - 1328  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Robert Holand of Upholland 
    Suffix 1st Baron Holand 
    Born ca. 1270 
    Gender Male 
    Military 16 Mar 1322  Boroughbridge, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Boroughbridge 
    • Holand was an ally of Thomas of Lancaster until he went over to Edward II just before the Battle of Broughbridge. Sir Roger de Mortimer had Holand's estates restored 23 Dec 1327 in a move to check the power of the Lancasters and promote peace with Scotland. [2]
    Died 7 Oct 1328 
    Buried Grey Friars Church, Preston, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14391  Dickinson
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2016 

    Father Robert Holand,   d. aft. 1302 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Samlesbury,   d. aft. 5 Mar 1311 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda la Zouche, Baroness Holand,   b. ca. 1289,   d. 31 May 1349  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Robert de Holand,   b. 1312,   d. 16 Mar 1373, Halse, Brackley, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Thomas Holand, 1st Earl of Kent, 2nd Baron Holand, KG,   b. ca. 1314, Up Holland, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1360, Plouigneau, Brittany. France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [Birth]
     3. Margaret de Holand,   d. ca. 22 Aug 1349  [Birth]
     4. Alan de Holand  [Birth]
     5. Otho Holand, KG,   d. ca. 1360  [Birth]
     6. Mary de Holand  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 May 2018 
    Family ID F4377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Boroughbridge - 16 Mar 1322 - Boroughbridge, Yorkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grey Friars Church, Preston, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL.htm#RobertHolanddied1328B.

    2. [S163] The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, Ian Mortimer, (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2003), 199.