Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameCol Richard HOLLAND MP, 14244
FatherEdward HOLLAND , 14238 (1550-1631)
MotherAnne GAMULL , 14239
ChildrenAnn , 14291
 Frances , 14292
Notes for Col Richard HOLLAND MP
Richard Holland (died 1661) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1656. He supported the Parliamentary cause in the English Civil War.

Holland was the eldest son of Edward Holland of Denton and was nephew of Richard Holland who was MP in 1586. He succeeded his father at Denton in 1630. In 1642 he was one of the commanders in the defence of Manchester against the Earl of Derby. He was a colonel in the service of the commonwealth and a firm adherent of Presbyterian party.[1]

In 1654, Holland was elected Member of Parliament for Lancashire in the First Protectorate Parliament. He was re-elected MP Lancashire in 1656 for the Second Protectorate Parliament.[2]

Holland died in 1661.[1]

Holland left two daughters - Ann wife of Edward Kenyon of Prestwich and Frances who married Francis Beresford of Bentley.[1]
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