BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM HASTINGS 1ST BARON HASTINGS 1431-1483

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Around 1431 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was born to Leonard Hastings and Alice Camoys

In 1455 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as High Sheriff Leicestershire

In 1455 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as High Sheriff Warwickshire

In 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as Master of the Mint

In 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

On 02 Feb 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings fought at Mortimer's Cross during the Battle of Mortimer's Cross: York

On 04 Mar 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was present during the Proclamation of Edward IV as King

On 29 Mar 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings fought and knighted at Towton during the Battle of Towton: York

On 26 Jul 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was created 1st Baron Hastings (2C 1430)

In 1462 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed 188th Knight Garter: Edward IV

Before 06 Feb 1462 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville were married

On 26 Nov 1466 Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville at Kirkby Muxloe Castle

On 01 May 1470 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings fled to Flanders

In 1471 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as Chamberlain of the Exchequer

In 1471 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was appointed as Lieutenant Calais

On 14 Mar 1471 Edward IV King England landed at Ravenspur during the Edward IV lands at Ravenspur with William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings.

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England commanded at Barnet during the Battle of Barnet: York supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence, Richard III King England, John Babington, William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (commanded), Ralph Hastings, William Norreys, William Parr, John Savage, Thomas St Leger, John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley, 3rd Baron Tuchet, Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh, Thomas Strickland

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury: York at Tewkesbury. Richard III King England, Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick in Worcestershire, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk, George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny, John Savage, John Viii Savage, Thomas St Leger, John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley, 3rd Baron Tuchet, Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh fought. William Brandon, George Browne, Ralph Hastings, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby, James Tyrrell, Roger Kynaston were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings commanded.

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England received a pension of 50,000 crowns per year as a result of having signed the Treaty of Picquigny; in effect a non-agression pact. Cardinal Thomas Bourchier arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk and Thomas Montgomery 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham 1000, John Morton 600. Richard III King England opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward York 1st Duke Aumale, 2nd Duke York, Richard York 3rd Duke York and Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland were reburied at St Mary and All Saints(Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich) in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England, George York 1st Duke Clarence, Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset, William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers

On 09 Apr 1483 Edward IV King England died at Westminster (Death of Edward IV) those present including Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England, William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings, Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham at Tower Green (Execution of Hastings). John Morton and Thomas Rotherham were arrested.

After 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was buried next to Edward IV at North Aisle

William Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville

Richard Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville

George Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville

Anne Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville

Elizabeth Hastings was born to William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville

ANCESTRY

Father: Leonard Hastings

GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

2G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

3G GrandFather: Nicholas Hastings

4G GrandFather: Hugh Hastings

5G GrandFather: Nicholas Hastings

3G GrandMother: Agnes Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Herle

GrandMother: Maud Sutton

2G GrandFather: Thomas Sutton

3G GrandFather: John Sutton

4G GrandFather: Sayer Iv Sutton

5G GrandFather: Sayer Iii Sutton

4G GrandMother: Anne Ros

5G GrandFather: William Ros

5G GrandMother: Lucy Fitzpeters

3G GrandMother: Constantia Sampson

4G GrandFather: John Sampson

Mother: Alice Camoys

GrandFather: Richard Camoys

2G GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys

3G GrandFather: John Camoys

4G GrandFather: Ralph Camoys 1st Baron Camoys

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer

5G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Latimer

4G GrandFather: William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer

5G GrandFather: William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Botetort

5G GrandFather: John Botetort

5G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzotes

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches

3G GrandFather: William Louches