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Henry de Hastings

Male Abt 1235 - Bef 1269  (~ 34 years)

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  • Name Henry de Hastings 
    Born Abt 1235  of Cavendish, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Ashill, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Alternate death 1268  [5
    Died Bef 4 Mar 1269  [1
    Alternate death Bef 5 Mar 1269  [3, 4, 6
    Person ID I4670  Ancestry of PNH & TNH
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 

    Father Henry Hastings,   b. Abt 1205, of Blunham, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Aug 1250  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Ada of Huntingdon,   d. Bef 1247 
    Married Aft 1224  [1
    Family ID F4980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan de Cantelowe,   b. of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1271 
    Married Bef 1262  [1
    +1. John de Hastings,   b. 6 May 1262, Allesley, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1325  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2018 19:07:42 
    Family ID F2263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Constable of Winchester Castle; hereditary Steward of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds. One of the leaders of the baronial army at Lewes. Wounded and taken prisoner at Evesham.

      Summoned to Parliament by writ 24 Dec 1264.

      "Sir Henry de Hastinges, of Ashill, Norfolk, s. and h. of Sir Henry de Hastinges, of the same (who d. shortly before 9 Aug. 1250), by Ada, 4th da. of David, Earl of Huntingdon. On 10 May 1256 the King took his homage, and he had livery of his father’s lands. He was one of the leaders of the baronial army at the battle of Lewes, 14 May 1264: he was knighted by Simon de Montfort before that battle. He was one of those prohibited, 16 Feb. 1264/5, from taking part in the tournament at Dunstaple, and ordered to attend a Council on the morrow of Ash Wednesday [19 Feb.] following. On 3 June 1265 he was appointed Constable of the castle at Winchester, during pleasure, in succession to Humphrey de Bohun. At the battle of Evesham, 4 Aug. 1265, he was wounded and taken prisoner. On 18 Jan. and 18 Feb. 1265/6, when he was still in prison, the King granted to his wife, Joan, for the maintenance ofher­self and her children, her husband’s lands in Blunham, Beds, Nailstone and Burbage, co. Leicester, Fillongley, co. Warwick, and elsewhere. With John de la Warre he defended Kenilworth Castle during the siege by the King, from 27 June till its surrender on the Feast of St. Lucy [13 Dec.] 1266. By the Dictum of Kenilworth his lands were sub­jected to the penalty of 7 years’ purchase. He was sum. for Military Service from 1 Aug. (1260) 44 Hen. III to 25 May (1263) 47 Hen. III, and to Parl. 24 Dec. (1264) 49 Hen. III, by writs directed Henrico de Hasting. He m. Joan, sister and coh. of Sir George de Cantelou, Lord of Abergavenny, and da. of Sir William de Cantelou, of Calne, Wilts, and Aston Cantlow, co. Warwick, by Eve, 3rd da. and coh. of Sir William de Braiose, Lord of Totnes, Brecknock and Abergavenny. He d. shortly before 5 Mar. 1268/9. His Widow d. before June 1271." [Complete Peerage VI:345-6]

      "He was one of the most violent of the Barons in arms against Henry III and for his excesses upon the Church and Clergy was excommunicated by Archbishop Boniface of Canterbury." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    2. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., year only.

    3. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    4. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    5. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928.

    6. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.