The History of the Hough family from London

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  • ID: I32396
  • Name: Henry Holland 4th Duke of EXETER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1430
  • Death: 1475 in Drowned at Sea
  • Note:
    During the Wars of the Roses, Exeter sided with the House of Lancaster against the House of York despite Anne being a member of the latter. Exeter was a commander at the great Lancastrian victories at Wakefield and St Albans. He was also a commander at the Lancastrian defeat at the Battle of Towton. He fled to the Kingdom of Scotland after the battle, and then joined Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI, in her exile in France.
    On 4 March 1461, Anne's younger brother was declared King Edward IV in London. Exeter was attainted but the King gave his estates to Anne, with remainder to their daughter Anne Holland. Anne and Exeter separated in 1464 and divorced in 1472.




    Father: John Holland 2nd Duke of EXETER b: 18 MAR 1395
    Mother: Anne Stafford Countess of MARCH

    Marriage 1 Anne Plantagenet of YORK
    • Married: 30 JUL 1447
    • Event: Marriage fact 12 NOV 1472
    • Event: Marriage Ending Status in Divorce/
    Children
    1. Has No Children Anne HOLLAND
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