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Ralph de Hastings

Male Abt 1322 - 1397  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Ralph de Hastings  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born Abt 1322  of Slingsby, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1397  [7, 8, 9
    Alternate death 1398  [4, 10
    Buried Sulby Abbey, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 11
    Person ID I9985  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Ralph de Hastings,   b. of Allerston, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1346 
    Mother Margaret de Herle,   d. Aft Nov 1346 
    Family ID F5017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabel de Saddington,   d. Bef 1379 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Hastings,   d. 7 Apr 1406, Noseley, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F5012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maud Grey,   d. Aft 28 Nov 1423 
    Married Bef 1379  [7
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F7122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Leicestershire, 1364; Warden of the West Marches, 1371; Sheriff of Yorkshire, 1376-77; Knight of the shire for Yorkshire, 1378 and 1380; Governor of York Castle; Steward of Pickering.

      Fought at Neville's Cross, 1346; later served in Normandy and Brittany, and was present at the Battle of Espagnols-sur-Mer in 1350. Fought at the Battle of Nájera. Accompanied John of Gaunt on his expeditions in 1372 and 1373. Testified in the Scrope-Grosvenor case.

      "Sir Ralph Hastings, the son of Sir Ralph Hastings [...] was a retainer of Henry Duke of Lancaster, at the wages of forty marks per annum, to be paid out of the manor of Pickering. In 1372 he was joined in commission with Thomas Hatfield, Bishop of Durham, Gilbert de Umframville, Earl of Angus, &c. on the afTairs of the Scottish borders. Four years afterwards, he was employed with the Earl of Warwick, on a similar service. In 1377, and again in 1380, he was Sheriff of Yorkshire and Governor of York Castle." [Testamenta Eboracensia, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1354] Rosie Bevan, 14 Jan 2004, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    2. [S1355] Louise Staley, 13 Jan 2004, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    3. [S65] The Victoria County History of Leicestershire. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk.

    4. [S1520] The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester by John Nichols. London, 1795-1811.

    5. [S1389] A History of Northumberland in Three Parts, Part II, Vol. I, by John Hodgson. Newcastle: 1827.

    6. [S1391] Collections for a History of Staffordshire ed. The William Salt Archaeological Society. Volume 17. London: Harrison and Sons, 1896.

    7. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    8. [S1389] A History of Northumberland in Three Parts, Part II, Vol. I, by John Hodgson. Newcastle: 1827., year only.

    9. [S1392] Testamenta Eboracensia, Or, Wills Registered at York: Illustrative of the History, Manners, Language, Statistics, Etc. of the Province of York, from the Year MCCC Downwards (Surtees Soc. 4). London: J. B. Nichols and Son, 1836., year only.

    10. [S1388] Slingsby and Slingsby Castle by Arthur St. Clair Brooke. London: Methuen & Co., 1904.

    11. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004-ongoing).