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Eleanor Holland was born 1406 in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom to Edmund Holland, 4th Earl of Kent (1383-1408) and Constance of York (c1374-1416) and died 23 September 1459 Heleigh, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married James Touchet (1398-1459) 1410 JL in England, United Kingdom. William I of England (1027-1087), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.



Children


Offspring of James Touchet, 5th Baron of Audley and Eleanor Holland (1406-1459)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anne Touchet (1422-1503) 1422 Heleigh, Staffordshire, England 13 November 1503 Dutton, Cheshire, England Thomas Dutton (1421-1459)
Humphrey Touchet de Audley (1430-1471)
Margaret Touchet de Audley (1431-)
Elizabeth Touchet de Audley (1433-1464)
Edmund Touchet de Audley (1437-1524)
Humphrey Touchet de Audley (1439-1471)
Margaret Touchet de Audley (1440-1480)
Constance Touchet of Audley (1443-1531) 1443 Heleigh, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom 1531 Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom Robert Whitney (1436-1494)



Constance Longeley - Children with Edmund Holland, 4th Earl of Kent,

Constance had a daughter, Eleanor Holland with Edmund (b. Oct 1406 d. Sept 23, 1459). Eleanor married James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley (who was killed at the Battle of Blore Heath, 1459), styled Eleanor Tuchet (de Holland), Baroness Audley.

Whether or not Eleanor’s parents married was challenged for Eleanor when she attempted to lay claim to her father’s lands and titles in 1430. Although she produced witnesses to prove the marriage of her parents, in about 1404, on the petition of Edmund’s sisters, Joan Duchess of York (Eleanor’s step-grandmother) and Margaret Holland, Duchess of Clarence, Eleanor was adjudged illegitimate and unable to inherit from her father.

Constance of York, Countess of Gloucester, was buried at Reading Abbey in Berkshire



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