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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Lord Henry de Hastinges & Ada of Huntingdon

23640200. Lord Henry de Hastinges & 23640201. Ada of Huntingdon

Bef. 1205, Henry born in England, heir & s/o 47280400. William de Hastings & 47280401. Margaret le Bigod.

~1205, Ada born in Scotland, 4th d/o 79958030. David of Huntingdon & 79958031. Maud de Blundeville.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

1/28/1226, Henry of full age at the death of his father paid 50 marks for his lands.

[––Henry & Ada––]

~1233, Henry married Ada.

11/10/1333, Thomas earl of Warwick, heir of Henry de Oilly , to know without delay that he is to be intendant to … Henry of Hastings for 2 knights’ fees … (S) FRsHIII.

12/17/1233, Pledges for the bishop of Exeter … Henry de Hastings for 20m.  (S) FRsHIII.

1/19/1236 at Westminster, Henry at the coronation of Queen Eleanor.

6/7/1237, Ada’s brother John died.

6/11/1238, Grant to Henry de Hastinges and Ada his wife, sister of the said earl [John, sometimes earl of Chester] … them manors of Bremesgrave, co. Worcester, Bolesovre with the castle, co. Derby, Mamesfeld with the soke, co. Nottingham, … (S) CPRs.

10/15/1238, Writ de intendendo to William de Forz and Christiana his wife, John de Bailliol and Dervorguil his wife, Isabel de Bruys, Henry de Hastinges and Ada his wife, … to make partition of the lands … late of J. sometime earl of Chester and Huntingdon … county of Chester. (S) CPRs.

1240, Henry held vast properties.

6/2/1241, Staffordshire. Stephen de Meverel sued William de Ferrars, earl of Derby, and Agnes his wife, for the advowson of Gaiton … co-parceners, viz., Hugh de Albini, earl of Arundel, Hawise de Quency, countess of Lincoln, Henry de Hastings and Ada his wife, Isabel de Bruis, John de Balliol and Devorgoil his wife, and William de Force and Christiana his wife. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P178.

3/20/1242, The king has granted to Henry of Hastings that, for as long as he will be with the king in his service in overseas parts, he may render 20m.  per annum for all debts he owes him … (S) FRsHIII.

4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … Henry de Hastinges … (S) CPRs.

5/20/1242, King Henry III with his brother Richard arrived at Royen, France, with a small contingent; but with 30 tons of gold. They were soon joined by French nobles against the forces of the Count of Poitou and King Louis IX.

7/22/1242, Henry taken prisoner at the battle of Saintes, France. Henry was exchanged for John de Barres.

9/27/1242, King Henry returned his army to England arriving at Portsmouth.

1243-4, Henry summoned to parliament.

1242-43, Ralph le Boteler held 1/4 fee in Broughton of Henry de Hastinges as of the honor of Huntingdon. (S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, P401.

4/2/1244, Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver to the bearer the son and heir of William de Munceaus whose custody and marriage belong to the king. (S) CPRs.

7/5/1244, The king has granted to Henry of Hastings that he is to render … for the £180 which he owes him for the debts of R. and J. (S) FRsHIII. [Ranulf and John, formerly earls of Chester.]

1245, Ada died. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, V3, 1856, P108.


3/11/1245, Order to the sheriff of Shropshire to take into the king’s hand the manor of Church Stretton, which had been assigned to Henry of Hastings and Ada, his wife, to have in temporary tenure for the share which fell to her by inheritance from the earl of Chester, and to keep it safely. (S) FRsHIII. [Same to the sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, concerning taking the manors of Mansfield and Bolsover.]

3/18/1245, Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver the castle of Bolesore to Robert de Creppinges. (S) CPRs.

11/1/1245, The king has given respite to Henry of Hastings from the £180 which are exacted from him by summons of the Exchequer for the debts of Ranulf and John, formerly earls of Chester. (S) FRsHIII.

4/29/1247, John Kechel and other men of Brampton give 20m. so that the plea they have against Henry of Hastings be committed to the bishop of Winchester and John Mansel. (S) FRsHIII.

4/1250, Henry accompanied Richard, earl of Cornwall, with 5 earls, 3 Bishops, and 40 armed knights to visit in secret with Pope Innocent in Lyon, France.

Bef. 8/9/1250, Henry, knt. of Ashill, Norfolk died.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P298. (S) The Archaeological Journal, P249.

Children of Henry and Ada: [1 son, 4 daughters]

i. Henry de Hastings (11820100), born ~1233 in England.

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.

ii. Ada de Hastinges, born ? in England.

5/10/1253, Pardon to Hubert Hovel for withdrawing out of the king’s keeping Ada one of the daughters of Henry de Hastinges and marrying her without licence. Permit the said Hubert to go out of the prison where he is detained, and not to permit outlawry to be pronounced against him. (S) CPRs.

iii. Hilaria de Hastings, born ? in England.

Bef. 10/6/1269, Hillaria married William de Harecourt [his 2nd] of Ellenhall and Ranton. (S) History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P178.