Biography and Ancestry of John Holles 1st Earl Clare (1564-1637)


Paternal Family Tree

Maternal Family Tree Alice Camoys


14Great Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England


May 1564 born at Haughton Hall

1579 [15] educated at Christ's College

1583 [19] educated at Gray's Inn

23 May 1591 [27] married Anne Stanhope

09 Jul 1616 [52] created 1st Baron Haughton

02 Nov 1624 [60] created 1st Earl Clare

04 Oct 1637 [73] died

buried at St Mary's Church


Mother: Anne Stanhope (6G GD Edward III)

John Holles 2nd Earl Clare 13 Jun 1595 [Father: 31] [Mother: 19]

Robert Holles 1597 [Father: 32] [Mother: 21]

Denzil 1st Baron Holles 31 Oct 1599 [Father: 35] [Mother: 23]

Francis Holles

William Holles

Eleanore Holles

Arabella Holles


Father: Denzil Holles

Grandfather: William Holles

1G Grandfather: William Holles Lord Mayor of London

2G Grandfather: Thomas Holles

1G Grandmother: Elizabeth Scopham

2G Grandfather: George Scopham

Grandmother: Anne Denzell

1G Grandfather: John Denzell

Mother: Eleanor Sheffield (13G GD Henry I)

Grandfather: Edmund 1st Baron Sheffield

Grandmother: Anne Vere (12G GD Henry I)

1G Grandfather: John Vere 15th Earl Oxford (11G GS Henry I)

2G Grandfather: John Vere (10G GS Henry I)

3G Grandfather: Robert Vere (9G GS Henry I)

3G Grandmother: Joan Courtenay

2G Grandmother: Alice Colbroke

1G Grandmother: Elizabeth Trussell (13G GD Edmund I)

2G Grandfather: Edward Trussell

2G Grandmother: Margaret Donne (12G GD Edmund I)

3G Grandfather: John Donne

3G Grandmother: Elizabeth Hastings (11G GD Edmund I)