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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Baron Henry de Hastinges & Lady Joan de Cantelowe

11820100. Baron Henry de Hastinges & 11820101. Lady Joan de Cantelowe

~1233, Henry born in England, heir & s/o 23640200. Henry de Hastinges & 23640201. Ada of Huntington.

~1245, Joan born in England, d/o 5000486. Baron William de Cantelowe & 5000487. Eve de Braose.

1245, Henry’s mother died.

1250, Henry a minor at the death of his father.

8/13/1250, Appointment … by reason … wardship of Henry son and heir of Henry de Hastinges. (S) CPRs.

11/24/1251, Grant to Guy de Lezignan, the king's brother, of the marriage of Henry de Hastinges, eldest son and heir of Henry de Hastinges, so that he shall not marry without the king's counsel and assent.. (S) CPRs.

1251, William de Cantelowe [his future father-in-law] received wardship of the heir [but not the lands] of Henry de Hastings from Guy de Lusignan.

1252-3, Henry an heir of his uncle John, Earl of Chester and Huntingdon, involved in the partition of lands with John’s wife.

8/6/1253, Mandate to the queen and R. earl of Cornwall, so soon as a partition has been made amongst the parceners of the lands late of Clemence, countess of Chester, of the lands which fall to Henry de Hastinges, who is in the king's ward. (S) Epistolæ.

10/24/1253, The lands of Ellen late the wife of John, earl of Chester, held in dower, to be partitioned. (S) CPRs.

7/2/1354, IPM of Henry de Pinkeny. Northampton: Barton, 10 marks land held of Sir Henry de Hastinges. (S) CIsPM. [Not unusual for a young male of nobility to be knighted.]

11/9/1256, Bond to Guy de Lezignan, the king’s brother, … in compensation … on account of the keeping of the lands of Henry de Hastynges, which keeping the king has restored to the said Henry. (S) CPRs.

4/23/1258, Henry of age.

12/2/1259, IPM of Philip de Bagesouer. Salop: … Aclinton town, held of Sir Henry de Hastinges in chief by service of 60s. yearly. (S) CIsPM.

8/1/1260, Henry de Hastings one of the vassals to the crown summoned to muster at Shrewsbury with horses and arms against Lewellyn ap Griffith. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V7-8, 1858, P26.

5/29/1261, Henry de Hastinges, querent, and Ralph son of Symon, deforciant, … whole tenement which Ralph held in the same vills of John late earl of Huntingdon on the day on which he died, which earl was Henry's maternal uncle, Henry being one of his heirs. (S) Final Concords, Lincoln, 1920, Case 131, no.23.

12/7/1261, Notification that the king has made peace with the barons, and they are not to be charged with anything unless any of the following have not put his seal to the said peace withing 15 days, … [Roger Bigod] the earl Marshal, [Simon de Montfort] the earl of Leicester, [John (23639780)] the earl of Warenne, Roger de Mortymer (4997432), Hugh le Despenser (11819496), William Bardolf (121691072), John de Burgo, Henry de Hastinges (11820100), John le Fiz John, Robert de Vespont (4997410), William de Muntchenesy, John le Fiz Alezn (47279552), Nicholas de Segrave (121688174), Geoffrey de Lucy. (S) CPRs.

[––Henry & Joan––]

By 1261, Henry married Joan.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons.

4/1263, Henry served in Wales with Lord Edward who refortified and supplied Deganwy castle. [It fell again to the Welsh later in the year.]

6/29/1263, the Manor of Isleworth hosted a gathering of Simon de Montfort’s rebellious noblemen who held a conference with the King that sowed the seeds for England’s first true Parliament.

12/24/1263, Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver the castles and lands of Philip Marmion … to the sheriff of Warwick. (S) CPRs.

1263, Henry swore to observe the arbitration of the King of France in the barons dispute with King Henry III.

12/24/1263, Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver the castles and lands to Philip Marmion, lately seized on account of the disturbance of the realm. (S) CPRs.

4/18/1264, The siege of Rochester castle by Simon de Montfort, Gilbert de Clare and Henry de Hastings, broken by King Henry III and Lord Edward.

5/12/1264, Henry knighted by Simon de Montfort before the battle of Lewes.

5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.

7/10/1264, Commitment to Henry de Hastinges of the king’s castle of Scardeburgh … [and the castle of Kertling 8 days later] (S) CPRs.

9/16/1264, Power to H. bishop of London, Hugh le Despenser, the justicary [of England], Charles, count of Anjou, … to exam and amend the form of the peace between the king [Henry III of England] and the barons … the king wills that peace shall be made between him and the earl of Leicester … directed to … Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, John fitz John, John de Burgo the elder, … Henry de Hastinges, Gilbert of Gaunt and the rest of the barons and magnates of England. (S) CPRs.

2/16/1265, Prohibition to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, … Henry de Hastinges, … going … to Dunstaple to tourney there, upon pain of forfeiture of all lands, … (S) CPRs.

 5/4/1265, Comission … to extend the manors of Cunndovre, and Wirfeld, co. Salop, Wlfrenham, Wygenton and Tameworth, co. Stafford, Stratton with the soke in Osewaldebec, co. Nottingham, which the king lately committed to Henry de Hastinges and Ada his wife deceased to hold in tenancy for a third part of the county of Chester; to wit, how much they are worth yearly … with the knights' fees and advowsons …; and to enquire whether Henry de Hastinges their son holds any more in the said counties for the said third part.  (S) CPRs.

6/3/1265, Mandate to Humphrey de Bohun to deliver the castle of Winchester to Henry de Hastinges, … (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward (I) defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed. [Queen Eleanor had sent archers from her mother’s county of Ponthieu in France.] The town of Henley and the castle were burned down by Royalists.

8/4/1265, Henry wounded and taken prisoner at the battle of Evesham. [Henry sentenced to 7 years of prison with forfeiture of all lands.]

1/18/1266, Grant, by way of humanity and grace, to Joan wife of Henry de Hastinges, the king’s enemy, … she shall have all the lands in the towns of Blunham, … for the maintenance of herself and her children for her life, … (S) CPRs.

2/18/1266, Grant by way of grace and humanity to Joan wife of Henry de Hastinges, the king's enemy, who is in prison, that of the lands late of the said Henry in Toteham … which have been extended at £21 17s yearly … for the maintenance of herself and her children, for her life, by the title of a free tenement. (S) CPRs.

10/31/1266, The Dictum of Kenilworth, giving the ability of barons to redeem their lands was not extended to Henry and a few others. (S) Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London, 1863.

7/13/1267, Notification by Henry de Hastinges, John de la Haye, and all those who are received into the underwritten peace, that Edward the eldest son of the king of England has received them to the king's peace, to wit, that they shall have the award of Kenillewurth ; and they have sworn on the Holy Gospels that they will keep this peace and never again bear arms against the king or his heirs. (S) CPRs. [By this time Henry had become very ill. This allowed his heirs to regain possession of his lands.]

1268, Henry, knt. of Lidgate, Suffolk died. [His lands had not been redeemed by the time of his death.]

3/4/1268, IPM of Henry de Hastinges. John his son, aged 6 on the day of St. John ante Portam Latinam, 52 Hen. III., is his heir. Suffolk: Litgate manor with the advowson … 8 knights’ fees … (S) CIsPM. [These properties restored to Henry just before he died. (S) CPRs, 3/16/1268.]


4/13/1269, Grant, at the instance of Edward the king’s son, to Miles de Boun of the marriage of Joan late the wife of Henry de Hastinges … (S) CPRs.

10/6/1269, Leicester. Joan, the widow of Henry de Hastings, sued William de Harecurt and Hillaria [Henry’s sister] his wife, for a third of £20 of land in Hayleston, and sued Robert de Stapleton for a third of 40s rent in Wystantowe, as her dower. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P178.

Bef. 6/1271, Joan died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P298. (S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldry, McAndrew.

Children of Henry and Joan: [2 sons , 3 daughters]

i. John de Hastings (5910050), born 5/6/1262 in England.

3/1/1274, Bergeveny with the castle, … 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. … (S) CFRs.