Fox [later Vassall], Henry Richard, third Baron Holland of Holland and third Baron Holland of Foxley was a prominent nineteenth-century Whig politician and Hispanophile who frequently travelled to the Iberian Peninsula, befriended many of its most prominent literary, political and military figures, and served as their host while in London. He left several literary and historical studies including: Some Account of the Lives and Writings of Lope Félix de Vega and Guillén de Castro (1817), and Foreign Reminiscences (1850).
Sources (indicative): Linda Kelly, Holland House: A History of London’s Most Celebrated Salon, London: I. B. Tauris, 2013; Leslie Mitchell, Holland House, London: Duckworth, 1980; Manuel Moreno Alonso, “La Junta Central y sus miembros ante Lord Holland,” Revista de Estudios Regionales 93 (2012): 223-238; Moreno Alonso, “Lord Holland y los orígenes del liberalismo español,” Revista de estudios políticos 36 (1983): 187-217; Lloyd Charles Sanders, The Holland House Circle London: Methuen, 1908.
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