Holland (of Foxley and of Holland), Baron at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
British Whig politician. He was the nephew and disciple of C. J. Fox, whose ideas he expounded in the House of Lords. As lord privy seal in G. Grenville's "Ministry of All the Talents" coalition (1806-7), he helped secure the abolition of the slave trade in the British colonies. He later served as chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster (1830-34, 1835-40).