5/6/1262, John born in Allesley, Warwickshire, England, heir & s/o 11820100. Henry de Hastings & 11820101. Joan de Cantelowe.
Bef. 3/4/1268, John’s father died.
3/7/1269, Grant to William de Valencia (11820102) the king's brother, in consideration of his services to the king and Edward his son, of the marriage of the heirs [John] of Henry de Hastinges (11820100). CPRs.
1269, John age 6; John’s custody given to Queen Eleanor.
~1270, Isabel de Valence born in England, d/o 11820102. William de Valence & 11820103. Joan de Munchensy.
11/4/1272, John, s/o Henry and Joan de Hastinges, under age and in the king’s wardship, co-heir of a third of Bridgewater as heir to his uncle George de Cantelowe. (S) CIsPM, V2.
3/1/1274, Bergeveny with the castle, honour and other appurtenances, Kilgaran with the castle and other appurtenances, a third part of the land of St. Clear, Aston, co. Warwick, Berewik, Little Merston and Stotford, co. Somerset [and] Bademondefeud, co. Suffolk, remain in the king's hand by reason of John de Hastinges, son and heir of Joan de Hastingis (11820101), eldest sister of George de Cantilupo (d.1272), until the full age of the heir of Joan. … the pourparty of John de Hastinges, are assigned to Eudo la Zuch and Millicent (2500243) his wife, the other heir of the said George. (S) CFRs.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
[–– John & Isabel de Valence––]
7/15/1275, Mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to grant a dispensation at the king's request, setting forth that whereas enmity existed between himself and his father king Henry on one side, and Henry de Hastinges and his friends on the other, because he had opposed the king, the king and his brother William de Valentia, earl of Pembroke, their kinsmen and friends, purposed to make marriage between John son of Henry, and Isabella daughter of William, who were in the third and fourth degrees of kindred, for the purpose of settling this enmity. The necessary dispensation is therefore to be granted, if the said marriage will be conducive to peace in England. (S) Cal. of Papal Reg’s Relating to Gr. Br. and Ireland, V1, 1893, 1 Gregory X.
1275, at Braxted, Essex, John married to Isabel de Valence. [Date of dispensation.]
11/12/1275, Order to the sheriff of Buckingliam … the manor of Crendon … of William le Marescal, earl of Pembroke, … has fallen to the pourparty of the heirs of Eva de Browse (47279587), sister and one of the heirs of Walter le Marescal, brother and heir of the said William … deliver the same to Roger de Mortuo Mari and Maud (4997433) his wife, Eudo la Zuche and Millicent (2500243) his wife, John de Hasting (5910050) [John de Hasting, who is within age and in the king's ward] and Humphrey de Boun (11819896), heirs of the said Eva, … (S) CFRs.
2/26/1281, … castle of Bergenveny, … of the inheritance of John de Hastinges, a minor in the king’s custody … (S) CPRs.
2/3/1283, Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to deliver to Milesent de Monte Alto (2500243, maternal aunt), one of the heirs of Thomas de Cantilupo, sometime bishop of Hereford, tenant in chief, who was seised of a messuage in Lincoln … saving to the king the keeping of the pourparty falling to John de Hastinges, the other heir. (S) CFRs.
8/11/1283, Commission of oyer and terminer … touching the persons who hunted in the park of John de Hasting’ at Badmundefeld, co. Sussex, while he was a minor in the custody of the king’s consort, and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.
1/11/1284, Letters for John de Hasting’, going to Scotland, … until Midsummer. (S) CPRs.
9/20/1284, Simple protection for 1 year, in Ireland, John de Hastinges. (S) CPRs.
12/27/1284, Protection, with clause volumus, for John de Hasting’ staying in Ireland on the king’s service, for 1 year. (S) CPRs.
6/20/1286, John de Hasting’, going beyond seas, nominating … for 1 year. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor traveled to Gascony where they would stay for 3 years.]
6/24/1287, Protection for John de Hastinges, going to Wales on the king’s service [with others in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.
3/8/1289, Protection, with clause volumus, until Whitsunday, for John Hastang, going to the king in Gascony. (S) CPRs. [King Edward and Eleanor returned the following August.]
1/18/1290, John de Hasting’ one of several men [1st in the list] associated with Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, ordered to appear before the king over trespasses against Humphrey de Bohun, and his men of Breighenough and Morgannou. (S) CPRs.
~1290, Isabel le Despenser born in England, d/o 5909748. Hugh le Despencer II & 5909749. Isabel de Beauchamp.
Isabel le Despenser 1st married Gilbert de Clare s/o Thomas. [No children.]
1292, John, Knt. of Bergavenny, Monmouthshire, and Leicestershire, also had claim [unsuccessfully] to a third of Scotland as a grandson of Ada, d/o David, Earl of Huntingdon.
11/4/1292, Notification in favour of John de Hastings that his grant to the king of a 15th of the movables of his men and tenants within his liberties of Bergeveny and Kilgarhan in Wales shall not prejudice him. (S) CPRs.
5/4/1293, Protection for John de Hastinges for 3 years, going to Ireland with earl Gilbert de Clare and Joan his wife. (S) CPRs. [With a special grant to John’s executors if he is killed while gone.]
1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.
1294, John fought in Gascony. [King Edward was involved in a long war to protect lands in Gascony from Philip IV of France.]
6/24/1295, John summoned to parliament by writ. [Edward’s “Model Parliament” established a pattern for the Commons, with 2 knights from each county and 2 burgesses from each town.]
8/24/1295, Grant to John de Hastinges of the forfeitures of all his Welsh men and tenants lately in arms against the king in the late war in Wales, whom the king has admitted to his peace and given up to the said John, … (S) CPRs.
11/8/1295, Order to Gilbert de Clare (4997382), earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to take into the king's hand all lands and goods of all alien religious of the power of the king of France in his liberty of Glamorgan … the like to … Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, H. de Bohun (11819896), earl of Hereford and Essex, R. (11819888) earl of Arundel, J. de Hastinges (5910050), Edmund de Mortuo Mari (2498716), … William de Brehus (11820322), W. de Valencia (11820102), earl of Pembroke, and John Giffard (11820106), within their liberties and lands in the parts of the march. (S) CFRs.
8/22/1296 at Berwick upon Tweed, Scotland, The noble men the Lords John earl of Warenne, Roger earl of Norfolk, William earl of Warwick, Patrick earl of Dunbar and March, and Gilbert earl of Angus, Lords John de Hastings, John Wake, Hugh le Despenser, …, barons, witnesses, having been specially called in person … came to the full parliament of the lord king of England … [to revocate any previous agreements between Scotland and King Philip IV of France.]
1/11/1297, Protection, with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for the following, going to Brabant, by the king’s command, with Margaret the king’s daughter, duchess of Brabant :- John Hastinges. (S) CPRs.
8/22/1297, Licence for John de Hastinges, going beyond seas with the king on his service, to demise for life to Agnes de Valencia, the king’s kinswoman, the manor of Blunham, co. Bedford, for £20 a year. (S) CPRs. [The next day King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights.]
11/3/1297, The king granted an arrangement for William, eldest son of John de Hastinges was to marry Eleanor, elder daughter of William Martin; and Edmund, son and heir of William Martin to marry Joan, elder daughter of John. [Apparently the marriage did not occur, Joan married William de Huntingfield.]
3/28/1299, Licence for John de Hastinges to assign, for life, to William his elder son, land … (S) CPRs.
10/1299, Joan de Clare, countess of Fife, granted for life to John de Hastinges, lord of Bergeveneye, in satisfaction of a debt of 960 marks sterling … impossible for her to pay him through the grievance of the Scotch war … manors of … (S) CPRs, 11/1/1297.
3/28/1300, “Royal letters patent: inspeximus and confirmation of Magna Carta … Witnesses: … John de Hastinge, …” (S) UKNA.
1300, John at the siege of Caerlaverock castle.
2/2/1301, Licence, for John de Hastinges to crenellate his manor and town of Filungeleye, co. Warwick. (S) CPRs.
2/12/1301, John joined in the letter to the Pope.
10/1/1302, Writ of aid directed to John de Hastinges, the king’s lieutenant in the duchy [of Aquitiane], going to Gascony on the king’s service [with multiple knights in his retinue]. (S) CPRs.
8/23/1302, Licence for John de Hastinges to fell and sell the trees in his wood of Brampton. (S) CPRs.
1/10/1303, Grant to John de Hastings that he shall incur no loss by reason of his going bail for Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, deceased, who lately maed fine with the king of 10,000£ for his contempt in going with horses and arms against Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, deceased. (S) CPRs.
10/5/1305, Isabel de Valence died; buried in Coventry Priory. [Likely died in the birth of daughter Elizabeth.]
8/31/1306, Sir John Hastang, steward of the queen’s household. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 11/17/1307, Gilbert de Clare died.
[–– John & Isabel le Despenser––]
11/1307–1308, John married 2nd widow Isabel le Despenser.
2/25/1308, John attended the coronation of King Edward II.
3/15/1309, Licence for John de Hastinges the elder, to grant in fee to John de Hastinges the younger, the manor of Aston Cauntelou, co. Warwick, … (S) CPRs.
8/1/1309, Licence for John de Hastanges to crenellate his dwelling house at Chebeseye. (S) CPRs.
10/26/1309, John de Hastingges, the elder, going to Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
9/27/1310, John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service, has letters nominating … attorneys in Ireland … . (S) CPRs. [During this time Edward II was in conflict with the Lords Ordainers in England.]
2/10/1311, Protection in Ireland for John de Hastingges and Isabella his wife, staying in Gascony on the king’s service. (S) CPRs. [The like for him in England.]
2/19/1312, John, knt., 1st Lord Hastings died; buried in Hastings Chapel, Friars Minor church, Coventry, Warwickshire.
2/28/1313, Order to the eseheator on this side Trent to take into the king's hand the lands late of John de Hastinges the elder, deceased, tenant in chief. The like to Walter do Islep, escheator in Ireland. (S) CFRs.
1/5/1315, Isabella, late the wife of John de Hastinges, staying in England, has letters … in Ireland … (S) CPRs.
By 11/20/1318, Isabel le Despenser married Earl Ralph de Monthermer.
5/1321, Pardon to Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, late the wife of John de Hastinges, tenant in chief, of the 1,000 marks by which the said Ralph made fine for the trespass committed by the said Isabella in marrying him without licence.
9/19/1322, Licence for Ralph de Monte Hermerii and Isabella his wife, sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to acquire lands and rents … remainder to Hugh de Hastynges and Thomas his brother, sons of the said John and Isabella, … (S) CPRs.
9/1324, Edward II displeased with his queen, Isabella, put daughters Eleanor and Joan into Ralph and Isabel’s care. The girls and their new guardians stayed at Marlborough Castle.
4/5/1325, Ralph, “S. Radulfi de Monte Hermerii, Com. Gloverniae et Hertford,” age 63, died; buried at Grey Friars church, Salisbury. (S) Annals of Scotland, V2, Dalrymple, P19.
10/1326, Isabel returned the royal daughters to Queen Isabella at Bristol castle.
12/1327, Elizabeth de Clare attended King Edward II’s funeral, leaving her daughters in the care of Isabel, Lady Hastings.
6/1328, Isabel acknowledged a dept of £300 to Queen Isabella.
11/8/1330, Agreement … between Hugh de Hastynges and Margery his wife and John de Cammoys and his wife Margaret by the assent of Lady Isabella de Hastynges the mother of Hugh and of Sir Ralph de Cammoys father of John … by which purparty of part of the inheritance of Richard Foliot was made …
7/6/1332, Licence for Isabella late the wife of Ralph de Monte Hermerii, and sometime the wife of John de Hastynges, to enfeoff Thomas her son … manor of Sutton Scoteneye, … to remain after their death to Hugh de Hastynges and the said Thoma his brother, … (S) CPRs.
12/4/1334, Isabel le Despenser died; buried at Grey Friars, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P299.
Children of John and Isabel de Valence: [3 sons, 3 daughters]
i. John de Hastings, born 9/29/1286 in England.
1308, Sir John de Hastang bore azure, a chief gules over all a lyon rampant argent, at the first Dunstable tournament. (S) Some Feudal Coast of Arms, 1902, P125.
John married Juliana de Leyburn, d/o Thomas de Leyburn & 1249367. Alice de Tony.
3/25/1313, Order to the same to deliver to John de Hastinges, son and heir of Sheen. John de Hastinges, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.
3/20/1322, John a member of the group finding Thomas, Earl of Lancaster guilty of treason and sentenced to death.
1/27/1325, John died.
Juliana remarried to William de Clinton (3803074), earl of Huntingdon.
4/18/1345, Indenture between Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon and Juliana his wife, and Sir Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke … which the said earl and Juliana, Laurence’s mother, hold as her dower. (S) CCRs.
Child: Laurence de Hastyngs, earl of Pembroke (b.3/1321, d.8/20/1348); his son John de Hastyngs, earl of Pembroke (d.1375).
ii. Joan de Hastings, born ? in England.
Joan married William de Huntingfield, s/o Sir Roger de Huntingfield & Joyce D’Engaine.
iii. Elizabeth de Hastings (2955025), born by 1305 in England.
Children of John and Isabel le Despenser: [2 sons]
i. Hugh de Hastings, born by 1310 in England.