Joan Holand, Duchess of York

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Joan Holand, Duchess of York, daughter of Sir Thomas de Holand, K.G., 2nd Earl of Kent, Lord Holand, 6th Lord Wake and Alice de Arundel, was born between 1380 and 1384.1 She died 12 April 1434.2

Joan married (1), as his 2nd wife, Sir Edmund of Langley, K.G., 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III, King of England and Philippa Hainault;1 she married (2) Sir William Willoughby, K.G., 5th Lord Willoughby of Eresby, son of Sir Robert de Willoughby, Knt., 4th Lord Willoughby of Ersby and Margery la Zouche;3 she married (3) Sir Henry le Scrope, K.G., 3rd Lord Scrope of Masham, son of Sir Stephen le Scrope, Knt., 2nd Lord Scrope of Masham and Margery Welles, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here);4 she married (4) Sir Henry Bromflete, Knt., Lord Vescy, son of Sir Thomas Bromflete, Knt. and Margaret Saint John, between 1415 and 1417.5

Family 1

Sir Edmund of Langley, K.G., 1st Duke of York b. 5 Jun 1341, d. 1 Aug 1402

Family 3

Sir Henry le Scrope, K.G., 3rd Lord Scrope of Masham b. abt. 1378, d. 5 Aug 1415

Family 4

Sir Henry Bromflete, Knt., Lord Vescy b. bt 1405 - 1407, d. 16 Jan 1468/69
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  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:445 (York 10), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:572 (Bromflete 15).
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:361 (Willoughby 11).
  4. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:602 (Scrope 10.i).
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:571 (Bromflete 15).