Margaret de Holand
(-After 1324)


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1. Sir Adam Banastre

Margaret de Holand 1

  • Marriage (1): Sir Adam Banastre
  • Died: After 10 Sep 1324, Lancashire, England

  Research Notes:

From :
Background Information. 977 <sources.htm>
Margaret was the daughter of Sir Robert de Holand, also called the "sister of Sir Robert de Holand" in the text of the Whalley Cartulary. She married Sir John de Blackburne, Lord of Wiswall, Lanchashire. They had three daughters who were coheiresses of both of their father and mother. Margaret survived her first husband and married Sir Adam Banister (who was beheaded 9 Edward II), by whom she had a daughter, Katherine, sole heiress of her father, and fourth daughter and coheiress of her mother. This Katherine Banister, who was the nurse to Phillippa, Queen of Edward III, married Sir John de Harrington of Farleton.

~ The Derby Household Books, p. 152
The Derby Household Books, Notes on p. 152 (Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Vol. XXXI ), the author, William Ffarington, mentions that he came to a different conclusion than Mr. Hulton's conclusion in the Whalley Cartulary, Vol. IV, pp 978-979 (Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Vol. XX ) about the Pedigree of Margaret de Holland called the "sister of Sir Robert de Holland" in the Whalley Cartulary. He says his pedigree is the result of his pedigree comes from examination of all the Holland pedigrees and other evidences. The pedigree follows:

Robert de Holland
Thurstan de Holand = Daughter and heiress of Adam de Kellet
Sir Robert de Holland = Elizabeth, daughter of William de Samlesbury
Margaret de Holland = Sir John de Blakeburne, Lord of Wiswall.

Sir Robert de Holand, who was behead is given as the brother of Margaret, wife of Sir John de Blackburne.

Margaret married Sir Adam Banastre, son of Thomas Banastre and Joan de Singleton. (Sir Adam Banastre was born in 1285 in Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, England and died in 1315 in Duxbury, England.)


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