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Friday, August 28, 2020

Baron William de Hastings & Lady Maud Banastre

 94560800. Baron William de Hastings & 94560801. Lady Maud Banastre

~1130, William born in England, s/o §§Hugh de Hastings & Erneburga de Flamville.

~1150, Maud Banaster born in England, d/o §§Thurstan Banastre.

10/25/1154, Henry II succeeded Stephen as King of England.

Aft. 1154, A charter of Henry II King of England confirmed to William de Hastings his paternal and maternal heritage, naming William de Hastings as his grandfather, Hugh de Hastings as his father … Erneburga de Flamville as his mother. (S) FMG.

2/1159 at Rouen, William de Hastings witnessed a charter of Henry II. (S) CH&I.HII, P.44.

1161-62, William holding in Birdingbury, Warks., and Burbage and Barwell, Leics., with their appurtenances of Sketchley, Aston Flamville, Willenhall, Stapleton, and houses in Coventry for the service of 2 knights. [Land inherited from his paternal grandmother.] (S) Red Book of the Exchequer.

7/1/1163 at Woodstock, William de Hastings witnessed a charter of Henry II. (S) CH&I.HII, P.63. [Witnesses included Malcom, King of Scotland; William, the king’s brother; and the earls of Cornwall and Gloucester.]

1/1164, Constitutions of Clarendon … in the 4th year of the papacy of Alexander, in the 10th year of the most illustrious king of the English, Henry II., in the presence of that same king, … in the presence of the following: [10 counts], …, William Malet, …, William de Hastings, Hugo de Moreville, William Malduit-chamberlain, … and many other chiefs and nobles … (S) Yale Law School, The Avalon Project.

9/1165 at Woodstock, William de Hastings witnessed a charter of Henry II. (S) CH&I.HII, P.84.

3/1166 at Porchester, King Henry II granted the Stewardship of St. Edmundbury to William de Hastings, a Royal Steward (Dispensatori Regis). (S) CH&I.HII, P.91. [Seneschal of St. Edmunds recognized as heir of his uncle Ralph; confirming ‘Willielmo do Hastyngs dispensatori meo’ as dapiferate of St. Edmunds, with Lynham and Blunham, … as held by his paternal uncle Ralph and his maternal uncle Maurice (de Windsor). 12/1159 is the last entry for Ralph in (S) CH&I.HII. It is assumed that Maurice was named after Ralph, and then William after Maurice.]

1166, Willelmus de Hastinges held 1/3rd of 1 knight´s fee of Willelmi [Ferrers] comitis Gloucestri√¶ in Gloucestershire. (S) FMG.

12/1167 at Le Mans, William de Hastings witnessed a charter of Henry II to the church and monks of Ferley. (S) CH&I,HII, P.112.

~1168, William married Maud, widow of William Cumyn.

1168, Willelmo de Hastingis witnessed the charter by which Henry II King of England confirmed the property ‘in manerio de Hinton’ of Roberto de Basoges. (S) FMG.

By 4/1182, William died.

1222, Matilda died. [Maud could not have been born much before 1150.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry. (S) The Archaeological Journal, V26, 1869, P247. (S) Shropshire, Anderson, 1864, P332.

Family notes:

·         §§Hugh de Hastings s/o §§William de Hastings (d.1130) & [sister of Maurice de Windsor].

·         §§Thurstan s/o §§Richard Banaster of Munslow and Aston.

·         Maud Banastre had a sister Margaret, wife of Lord Richard fitz Roger (fl.1216) of Woodplumpton; and a brother Thurstan Banastre. [Maud’s sister Margaret left 4 daughters as her heirs. (S) Hist. and Antiq’s of Westmorland, V1, Nicholson, 1777, P626.]

Child of William and Maud:

i. Henry de Hastings, born ? in England.

1194, Henry died leaving his brother William as the heir.

ii. William de Hastings (47280400), born ~1170 in Engand.

1194, William, of age, succeeded his brother Henry; paying £100 for relief of the lands and serjeantry.

6/17/1222, William de Hastings fined 10 marks for 2 hides in Astun, Shropshire; which Matilda [Banaster] his mother had held in chief. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, 1857, P139.

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