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Edmund de Holland, 4th Earl of Kent (6 January 1384 — 15 September 1408) was the Earl of Kent in ca. 1400 - ca. 1407.

He was the second son of Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent and Alice Fitzalan. His maternal grandparents were Richard Fitzalan, 10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.

He was a younger brother of Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey. Edmund succeeded his childless brother as Earl of Kent on 7 January 1400.

He had an affair with Constance of York and fathered illegitimately Eleanor de Holland born in c. 1406; Eleanor was later married to James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley.

Bibliography

  • Alison Weir. Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy. London, The Bodley Head, 1999, p. 111.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Holland, 3rd Earl,
1st Duke of Surrey
Earl of Kent
1400–1408
Extinct

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