BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM HASTINGS 1ST BARON HASTINGS 1431-1483

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Around 1431 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 was born to Leonard Hastings 1396-1455 (35) and Alice Camoys

In 1455 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (24) was appointed as High Sheriff Leicestershire and High Sheriff Warwickshire

In 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) was appointed as Master of the Mint

In 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

On 02 Feb 1461 at the Battle of Mortimer's Cross at Wigmore the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) commanded the Yorkist forces including William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (35) , John Savage 1444-1544 (17) and Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (51) . In the Lancastrian army Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (61) (captured by Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (51) ) and his son Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (29) fought as well as James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40) . Gruffydd ap Nicholas Deheubarth 1393-1461 (68) was killed.

On 04 Mar 1461 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) declared himself King of England. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) was present. [Proclamation of Edward IV as King]

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton the Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk 1415-1461 (45) , Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (30) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (56) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy 1416-1474 (45) , Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex 1404-1483 (57) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (61) .

On 26 Jul 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (30) was created 1st Baron Hastings (2C 1430) for supporting Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (19) in his claim to the throne.

In 1462 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (31) was appointed 188th Knight Garter: Edward IV

Before 06 Feb 1462 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503 were married

On 26 Nov 1466 Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (35) and Katherine Neville 1442-1503 (24) at Kirkby Muxloe Castle

On 01 May 1470 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (39) fled to Flanders

In 1471 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) was appointed as Chamberlain of the Exchequer

In 1471 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) was appointed as Lieutenant Calais

On 14 Mar 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (28) landed at Ravenspur during the Edward IV lands at Ravenspur with William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) .

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (28) commanded at Barnet during the Battle of Barnet supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (21) , Richard III King England 1452-1485 (18) , John Babington 1423-1485 (48) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings -1495, William Norreys 1441-1507 (30) , William Parr 1434-1483 (37) , John Savage 1422-1495 (49) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) and Thomas Strickland -1494. The Yorkists William Blount -1471, Humphrey Bourchier 1431-1471 (40) , Humphrey Bourchier 1435-1471 (36) and Thomas Parr -1471 were killed. The Lancastrians Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (40) , William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele 1428-1471 (43) and William Tyrrell -1471 were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford 1425-1471 and John Paston 1444-1504 (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (28) commanded, and John Paston 1442-1479 (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (33) fought.

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury at Tewkesbury. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (18) , Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503 (36) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (46) , George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492 (31) , John Savage 1422-1495 (49) , John Savage 1444-1544 (27) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) fought. William Brandon 1425-1491 (46) , George Browne 1440-1483 (31) , Ralph Hastings -1495, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (38) , James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (16) , Roger Kynaston 1433-1495 (38) were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) commanded.

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (33) received a pension of 50,000 crowns per year as a result of having signed the Treaty of Picquigny; in effect a non-aggression pact. Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (57) arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (44) received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (50) and Thomas Montgomery -1495 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (52) 1000, Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (55) 600. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (22) opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415, Richard York Prince Wales 1411-1460 and Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 were reburied at St Mary and All Saints in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (34) , George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (26) , Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (21) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (45) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers 1440-1483 (36) [Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich].

On 09 Apr 1483 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (40) died at Westminster (Death of Edward IV) those present including Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) , Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28) . [Death of Edward IV]

On 20 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's servant William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) , knight, of the office of master and worker of the king's moneys and keeper of the exchange within the Tower of London, the realm of England and the town of Calais according rto the form of certain indentures, receiving the accustomed fees. By p.s.

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) at Tower Green. Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) and Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) were arrested. [Execution of Hastings]

After 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 was buried in North Aisle next to Edward IV King England 1442-1483.

William Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503

Richard Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503

George Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503

Anne Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503

Elizabeth Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 and Katherine Neville 1442-1503

ANCESTRY

Father: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455

GrandFather: Ralph Hastings 1340-1398

1G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings 1291-1346

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Hastings 1276-1316

3G GrandFather: Hugh Hastings 1249-1302

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Hastings 1223-1268

2G GrandMother: Agnes Unknown

1G GrandMother: Margaret Herle

GrandMother: Maud Sutton 1368-1400

1G GrandFather: Thomas Sutton 1315-1356

2G GrandFather: John Sutton 1st Baron Sutton Holderness 1270-1338

3G GrandFather: Sayer IV Sutton 1244-1292

4G GrandFather: Sayer III Sutton 1215-1306

3G GrandMother: Anne Ros 1244-1290

4G GrandFather: William Ros 1200-1265

4G GrandMother: Lucy Fitzpeters

2G GrandMother: Constantia Sampson 1273-1346

3G GrandFather: John Sampson 1247-1310

Mother: Alice Camoys

GrandFather: Richard Camoys

1G GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421

2G GrandFather: John Camoys

3G GrandFather: Ralph Camoys 1st Baron Camoys -1336

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester 1261-1326

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp 1263-1306

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Latimer

3G GrandFather: William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer Corby 1300-1335

4G GrandFather: William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby 1276-1327

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Botetort

4G GrandFather: John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort 1265-1324

4G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzotes

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches

2G GrandFather: William Louches