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Sir John de Hastings Knight, Baron Hastings

  • Born: 5 May 1262, Allesley, Warwickshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Isabel de Valence in 1275 in England 141
  • Marriage (2): Isabel le Despenser 141
  • Died: 10 Feb 1313, Aberconwy, Carnarvonshire, Wales at age 50 141

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• Background Information. 141
Sir John de Hastinges, of Abergavenny, son and heir, born 6 May 1262, at Allesley, co. Warwick. On 12 Jul 1283 the King took his homage, and he had livery of his father's lands, and also of his purparty of the lands of George de Cantelou, namely, the castle and honor of Abergavenny, co. Monmouth, the castle of Kilgerran, co. Pembroke, of the lands of St. Clear, co. Carmarthen, Aston, co. Warwick, Barwick, Little Marston, and Stoford, Somerset, and Badmondisfield, Suffolk.

In Jan 1283/4, Sir John de Hastinges was about to go to Scotland. He was on the King's service in Wales in 1287. In 1292 he claimed a third part of the Kingdom of Scotland, as grandson and heir of Ada, 3rd daughter and coheir of David, Earl of Huntingdon: his claim was rejected by the judgment delivered at Berwick Castle, on Monday after St. Martin [17 Nov]. In Jan 1296/7 he was about to go to Brabant, by the King's command, in attendance on Margaret, the King's daughter, Duchess of Brabant. He was in the Army of Scotland in 1300, being at the siege of Carlaverock in July the same year.

On 2 Feb 1300/1 he had licence to crenellate his manor and town of Fillongley, co. Warwick. He was summoned for Military Service from 26 Jun 1294 to 18 Jun 1310 to attend the Coronation, 18 Jan 1307/8, to a Council 8 Jan 1308/9, and to Parliament from 24 June 1295 to 8 July 1312, by writs directed Johanni de Hastingges, and moreover is recorded to have been present in pleno parliamento domini Regis on the morrow of Trinity 29 May 1290 with other magnates et proceres tunc in parliamento existentes, whereby he is held to have become Lord Hastinges.

As Johannes de Hastinges Dominus de Bergeveni he took part in the Barons' Letter to the Pope, 12 Feb 1300/1. On 23 Aug 1302 he was appointed Lieutenant and Seneschal of Gascony, during pleasure: he held the office till August or September 1304. On 22 May 1306 the King granted to him and his heirs the county of Menteith (except the land in that county which the King had previously granted to Edmund de Hastinges, forfeited by Alan, late Earl of Menteith, the King's rebel and enemy. On 15 Mar 1308/9 he had licence to grant, in fee, to John, his son, the manor of Aston Cantlow, the castle and town of Kilgerran, and other lands in Wales. He was re-appointed Lieutenant and Seneschal of Gascony, 24 Oct 1309, during pleasure, and on 16 Nov following had licence to set out from Dover with his household, horses, armour, silver vessels, &c.; he surrendered his office in the latter half of 1311.

Sir John de Hastinges married, 1stly, at Braxted, Essex, or Blunham, Beds, Isabel, daughter of William de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, by Joan, daaughter of Sir Warin de Munchanesy, of Swanscombe, Kent, Winfarthing and Gooderstone, Norfolk, &c. She died 5 Oct 1305, and was buried in Coventry Priory. He married, 2ndly, Isabel, daughter of Hugh le Despnser, Earl of Winchester, by Isabel, daughter of William de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. He died 20 Feb 1312/3. His widow had livery of her dower, 11 Apr 1313, and of the knights' fees and advowsons of her dower, 20 November following, all of which had been assigned her by the King.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. VI, pp. 346-349, Vol. XIV, p. 372

John married Isabel de Valence, daughter of Guillaume de Valence Lord of Pembroke and Joan de Munchensy, in 1275 in England.141 (Isabel de Valence was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales and died on 5 Oct 1305 in Abergavenny, , Monmouth, Wales 141.)

John next married Isabel le Despenser, daughter of Hugh le Despenser Earl of Winchester and Lady Isabel de Beauchamp.141 (Isabel le Despenser died 4 or 5 Dec 1334 141.)

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