GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 11G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

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

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

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

In 1461 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (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 (18) commanded the Yorkist forces including William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (30) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock, John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (35) , John Savage (17) and Roger Vaughan (51) . In the Lancastrian army Owen Tudor (61) (captured by Roger Vaughan (51) ) and his son Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (29) fought as well as James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde (40) . Gruffydd ap Nicholas Deheubarth (68) was killed.

On 04 Mar 1461 Edward IV King England (18) declared himself King of England. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (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 (18) with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk (45) , Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (30) William Neville 1st Earl Kent (56) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (30) (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy (45) , Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex (57) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (23) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock.

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

In 1462 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (31) 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 (35) and Katherine Neville (24) at Kirkby Muxloe Castle

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

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

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

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

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England (28) commanded at Barnet during the Battle of Barnet supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence (21) , Richard III King England (18) , John Babington (48) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings, William Norreys (30) , William Parr (37) , John Savage (49) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) and Thomas Strickland. The Yorkists William Blount, Humphrey Bourchier (40) , Humphrey Bourchier (36) and Thomas Parr were killed. The Lancastrians Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (40) , William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele (43) and William Tyrrell were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford (46) and John Paston (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (28) commanded, and John Paston (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont fought.

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury at Tewkesbury. Richard III King England (18) , Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick (36) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (46) , George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny (31) , John Savage (49) , John Savage (27) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) fought. William Brandon (46) , George Browne (31) , Ralph Hastings, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (38) , James Tyrrell (16) , Roger Kynaston were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) commanded.

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England (33) 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 (57) arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (44) received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (50) and Thomas Montgomery 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1000, Cardinal John Morton 600. Richard III King England (22) opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward York 1st Duke Aumale, 2nd Duke York (103) , Richard York 3rd Duke York (64) and Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland (33) were reburied at St Mary and All Saints in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England (34) , George York 1st Duke Clarence (26) , Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (21) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (45) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (36) [Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich].

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

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

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

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 1st Baron Sutton Holderness

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 (9G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Richard Camoys (8G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Camoys (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Camoys 1st Baron Camoys

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer (5G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Latimer

4G GrandFather: William Latimer 3rd Baron Latimer Corby

5G GrandFather: William Latimer 2nd Baron Latimer Corby

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Botetort

5G GrandFather: John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort

5G GrandMother: Matilda Fitzotes

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches

3G GrandFather: William Louches