William HASTINGS

Male - 1483


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  1. 1.  William HASTINGS died 13 Jun 1483, Executed - The Tower; was buried , St. George's Chapel, Windsor.

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    Name:
    William Hastings, Knt., K.G., of Kirby, co. Leicester, and Burton Hastings, co. Warwick, Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, is the son of Leonard Hastings, Knt., of Kirby and Burton Hastings, by Alice, daughter of Thomas de Camonys, Lord Camoys. They had three sons and one daughter. On account of his great services against King Henry VI, the Earls of Pembroke and Wiltshire, and other rebels and traitors, in 1 Edw. IV, he was raised to the rank of a Baron, thereby becoming Lord Hastings, and on 17 Feb 1461/2 the King granted him the lordship, barony, and honour of Hastings. He was summoned to Parliament from 26 July 1461 by writs directed 'Willelmo Hastynges militi domino Hastynges'. "William Hastings Knyght, Lord hastyngs" was arrested, by the order of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, at a council in the Tower of London, charged with high treason, and beheaded testate on 13 June 1483. he was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor. The will of "Kateryn lady hastinges" was dated 22 Nov 1503, and was proved 25 Mar 1504/5 requesting burial at Ashby de la Zouch.

    William married Katherine NEVILLE Bef 06 Feb 1461/2. Katherine (daughter of Sir Richard DE NEVILLE, K.G. and Alice MONTAGU) died Between 22 Nov 1503 and 25 Mar 1504. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Edward HASTINGS, Knt. was born 26 Nov 1466; died 8 Nov 1506.

Generation: 2