William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings b. 1430 Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, England d. 13 Jun 1483 Tower of London Vines, Poupart, Bigge and Henderson Genealogy Pages

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William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings

Male 1430 - 1483  (53 years)


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    Born 1430 Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Biography

    William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings KG was an English nobleman. A loyal follower of the House of York during the Wars of the Roses, he became a close friend and one of the most important courtiers of King Edward IV, whom he served as Lord Chamberlain.

    At the time of Edward's death he was one of the most powerful and richest men in England. He was summarily executed following accusations of treason by Edward's brother and ultimate successor, Richard III.

    Click the white arrow to expand this area for a brief biography of William.

    Died 13 Jun 1483 Tower of London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Beheaded on the orders of Richard III (at the time he was Duke of Gloucester).
    Age 53 years 
    Buried St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I275 Family Tree | Hastings Branch
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2017 

    Father Sir Leonard Hastings 
    Mother Alice Camoys 
    Children
    +1. William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings,   b. 1430, Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1483, Tower of London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F82 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Katherine Neville, Baroness Hastings,   b. 1442,   d. Abt 1504, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1462  [2]
    Children 6 children 
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F79 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Lord William Hastings Chantry - Located in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
    Lord William Hastings Chantry - Located in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
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  • Sources 
    1. [S95] Millennium File, Heritage Consulting, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data - Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA:), http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=millind&h=101012177&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt, 16 Feb 2017.
      marriage date: 6 Feb 1462 birth date: 1431 birth place: Burton Hastings, Warwickshire, England death date: 13 Jun 1483 death place: The Tower of London, London, England Name: William Hastings

    2. [S96] Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, Richardson, Douglas, Page 257, 16 Feb 2017.



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