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Sir Henry de Hastings Knight

  • Born: Ashill, Swaffham, Norfolk, England
  • Marriage: Joan de Cantelou 141
  • Died: Shortly Before 5 Mar 1269, Norfolk, England 141

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• Background Information. 141
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 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 Jun 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 Janand 18 Feb 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 Jun until its surrender on the Feast of St. Lucy [13 Dec] 1266. By the Dictum of Kenilworth his lands were subjected to the penalty of seven years' purchase. He was summoned for Military Service from 1 Aug 1260 to 25 May 1263, and to Parliament 24 Dec 1264, by writs directed Henrico de Hasting.

Sir Henry de Hastings 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.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. VI, pp. 345-346, Vol. XIV, p. 372

Henry married Joan de Cantelou, daughter of Sir William de Cantelou Earl of Abergavenny and Eva de Braose.141

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