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Holland, Sir Robertlocked

(c. 1283–1328)
  • J. R. Maddicott

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Holland, Sir Robert (c. 1283–1328), baron, was the son of Sir Robert Holland of Upholland, Lancashire, and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Samlesbury of Samlesbury, Lancashire. Robert Holland senior held moderately extensive estates in his county and played an active part in its government, but his son's career was to be altogether more exceptional. Through his friendship with ...

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