Holland, Henry Rich, Earl of, 1590-1649

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Henry Rich, first Earl of Holland (1590-1649) was both Royalist and Parliamentarian at various points during the English Civil Wars. Returning to the Royalist side in 1648, he rose for the King at Kingston but was defeated on July 7, 1648, and captured by the Parliamentary Army at St. Neots three days later. After a trial before the High Court of Justice, Holland was executed with the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Capel in New Palace Yard, Westminster on March 9, 1649.

From the description of Papers relating to Henry Rich, Earl of Holland, 1645-1670. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172379

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England
England
Great Britain
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Royalists--History--17th century
Nobility
Pseudocyesis--17th century--Manuscripts
Puritans
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Birth 1590-08-19

Death 1649-03-09

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