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Henry Holland (1430 - 1475)

Henry "4th Duke of Exeter" Holland
Born in Tower of London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half] and
Husband of — married before 30 Jul 1447 in Windsor, Berkshiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in England (drowned at sea)map
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Henry Holland was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Henry Holland, 4th Duke of Exeter, was b. 27 Jun 1430 in the Tower of London, the son of John Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter and Anne Stafford.

He m. bef 30 July 1447 Anne Plantagenet, the da. of Richard, Duke of York and Ciceley Neville.

He drowned at sea between Calais and Dover in Sep 1475. He was succeeded by his only da. Anne who m. in Oct 1466 Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset.

Research Notes

Henry HOLLAND[1][2] (27 Jun 1430 – Sep 1475)[3]
3rd Duke of Exeter[1][3]


m. Anne of York Before 30 Jul 1447[3]
dau. Lady Anne Holland (c. 1455 – btw 26 Aug 1467 and 6 Jun 1474)[3]
m. Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wikipedia. Acrossthepond.ged (21 Feb 2011). User ID: BE575B769B0D4E53B74B876D04345253026E
  2. Nelson.ged (13 Feb 2011). User ID: BE575B769B0D4E53B74B876D04345253026E
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Wikipedia:Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter

HENRY (or HARRY) HOLAND (HOLLAND), Knt., Duke of Exeter, Earl of Huntingdon and Ivry [see EXETER 11.i], joint Admiral of England, Ireland, and Aquitaine, 1446, joint Constable of the Tower of London, 1447, Lord and Castellan of Lesparre and L'Esparrois, 1447, Constable of Fotheringhay Castle, 1459, son and heir of John Holand (Holland), Duke of Exeter, Earl of Huntingdon and Ivry, by his (1st) wife, Anne, daughter of Edmund Stafford, K.G., K.B., 5th Earl of Stafford [see EXETER 11 for his ancestry]. He was born in the Tower of London 27 June 1430. He resided at King's Hall, Cambridge in 1439-40 to 1441-2. They had one daughter, Anne (wife of Thomas Grey, K.G., K.B., 1st Marquess of Dorset, Lord Ferrrers of Groby) [see GROBY 17]. He and his wife, Anne, were granted a papal indult for a portable altar in 1455. His wife, Anne, was admitted to the fraternity of St. Nicholas in London in 1446. She presented to the church of Blagdon, Somerset in August 1472. They were divorced 12 Nov. 1472 (he drowned Sept. 1475).

  • Royal Ancestry D. Richardson 2013 Vol. V p. 455

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I don't see any source for a son Thomas. It appears that Thomas should be detached, per "The Truth about Gabriel Holland of Virginia" at
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Henry is 20 degrees from Laurie Giffin, 32 degrees from Toni Morrison and 4 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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