NameThomas HOLLAND 1 Earl Of Kent , 20G Grandfather
Birthabt 1314
Death26 Dec 1360
Spouses
1Joan The Fair Maid Of Kent , 20G Grandmother
Birth19 Sep 1328
Death7 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England
MotherMargaret Wake (~1297-1349)
Marriage1340
ChildrenThomas (1350-1397)
Notes for Thomas HOLLAND 1 Earl Of Kent
1st Earl of Kent, 2nd Baron Holand
Knight of the Garter - Founder.
English Nobleman and military commander during the Hundered Years War.
At the battle of Crecy he was one of the principal commanders of the vanguard.
Served in the Siege of Calais.

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Holland,_1st_Earl_of_Kent
Notes for Joan The Fair Maid Of Kent (Spouse 1)
In 1340 secretly married Thomas Holland without first gaining royal consent.

In the winter of 1340-41 while Thomas Holland was overseas was forced by her parents to marry William Montacute, son and heir first Earl of Salisbury. Several years later when Thomas Holland returned from the crusades the secret marriage became known. Her second marriage was annulled in 1349 and she returned to Thomas Holland.

After the death of Thomas Holland in 1360 she married Edward the Black Prince
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