Sir Thomas Holland
SIR THOMAS HOLLAND (1314 -
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He shared the naval triumph over the Spanish fleet near Ecluse in 1350. In 1353, the King, with the assent of Sir Thomas Holland and the Lady Joan, his wife, assigned, as dower, to Elizabeth, the widow of John, late Earl of Kent, numerous manors; and, in the same year, our knight had summons to parliament; and writs were in successive years directed to him until 1357. In March 1354, he was constituted the King's Lieutenant and Captain in Brittany and the parts of Poitou adjacent to the Duchy. He passed the ensuing winter and a great part of the following year on that high service; in which he was succeeded by Henry, Duke of Lancaster.
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