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The Holland family, Dukes of Exeter, Earls of Kent and Huntingdon, 1352-1475

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At the turn of the fourteenth century, the Hollands were a knightly family of no great import in Lancashire. In 1475, Henry Holland died as the Lancastrian claimant to the throne. Such a transformation, in itself, deserves explanation. This will reveal the dramatic rise of a family through the beneficence of noble and then royal patronage and, even more so, through the fortune of a good marriage being compounded by a conbination of fortuitous heirless deaths and a significant remarriage to...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1987
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602323386
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-10-21

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