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  • ID: I8960
  • Name: Henry De Hastings
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1235
  • Death: ABT 5 MAR 1268
  • Residence: Ashill, Norfolk
  • Note:

    Sir Henry de Hastinges, of Ashill; one of the commanders under Simon de Montfort at Battle of Lewes 1264, Constable of Winchester Castle 1265, wounded and captured at Battle of Evesham 1265; married Joan, sister and coheir of Sir George de Cauntelo through whom the early Lords Hastingses became feudal Lord of Bergavenny (Abergavenny). [Burke's Peerage]


    SIR HENRY DE HASTINGES, of Ashill, Norfolk, son and heir of Sir Henry DE HASTINGES, of the same (who died shortly before 9 August 1250), by Ada, sister and coheir of John the Scot, 10th Earl of Huntingdon, 3rd daughter of David of Scotland, 9th Earl of Huntingdon. On 10 May 1256 the King took his homage, and he had livery of his, faiher'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 February 1264/5, from taking part in the tournament at Dunstaple, and ordered to attend a Council on the morrow of Ash Wednesday [19 February] 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 August 1265, he was wounded and taken prisoner. On 18 January and 18 February 1265/6, when he was still in prison, the King granted to his wife, Joan, for the maintenance of herself 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 December] 1266. By the Dictum of Kenilworth his lands were subjected to the penalty of 7 years' purchase. He was summoned for Military Service from 1 August 1260 to 25 May 1263, and to Parliament 24 December 1264, by writs directed Henrico de Hasting.

    He married Joan, sister and coheir of Sir George DE CANTELOU, Lord of Abergavenny, and daughter of Sir William DE CANTELOU, of Calne, Wilts, and Aston Cantlow, co. Warwick, by Eve, 3rd daughter and coheir of Sir William DE BRAIOSE, Lord of Totnes, Brecknock and Abergavenny. He died shortly before 5 March 1268/9. His widow died before June 1271. [Complete Peerage VI:345-6, XIV:372, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]
  • _UID: 232E7E6C55864A5CB4A9722D32EFF29C6701
  • Change Date: 19 MAY 2006

    Father: Henry De Hastings b: ABT 1205
    Mother: Ada De Huntingdon b: ABT 1211

    Marriage 1 Joan or Eve Cantilupe b: ABT 1239
    • Married:
    1. Has Children John Hastings b: 6 MAY 1262
    2. Has Children Joan Hastings b: ABT 1251
    3. Has Children Lora de Hastings
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