Person:Henry Rich (10)

Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland
chr.19 Aug 1590
d.9 Mar 1649
m. 10 Jan 1581
  1. Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick1587 - 1658
  2. Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland1590 - 1649
  3. Essex Rich
  4. Penelope Rich - 1613
  • HHenry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland1590 - 1649
  • WIsabel Copeabt 1598 - 1655
  1. Lady Isabella Rich1623 -
  2. Mary Richabt 1636 - 1666
  3. Lady Frances Rich - abt 1672
  4. Robert Rich, 5th Earl of Warwick - 1675
Facts and Events
Name Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland
Gender Male
Christening[1] 19 Aug 1590
Death[1] 9 Mar 1649
Reference Number[1] Q3131912?

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Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland KG KB PC (19 August 1590 (baptised) – 9 March 1649), known as The Lord Kensington between 1623 and 1624, was an English courtier, peer and soldier. A member of the influential Rich family, he was the son of Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick, and his wife, Penelope Devereux, and the younger brother of Robert, 2nd Earl of Warwick.

He began his career as a courtier and soldier in 1610, swiftly becoming a favourite of King James I, but fell out of favour on the accession of Charles I. He was created Baron Kensington in 1622, and Earl of Holland in 1624. He was one of many lovers of Marie de Rohan, the veteran of French court intrigue.

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