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Biography of George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544

CONTENT

1509 Death of Henry VII

1529 Henry VIII Creates New Earldoms

1536 Trial of Anne Boleyn


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

In 1487 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 was born to Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 (20) and Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553 (21) at Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire .

On Nov 1501 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (14) was appointed as Knight of the Bath .

On 08 Nov 1506 Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 (39) died . His son George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (19) succeeded as 3rd Baron Hastings (2C 1430) . Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (23) by marriage Baroness Hastings (2C 1430) .

Around 1508 Henry Hastings 1508-1543 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (21) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (25)

Death of Henry VII

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

Around Dec 1509 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (26) were married (he was her third-cousin).

Around 1510 William Hastings 1506-1543 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (23) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (27)

In 1514 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (27) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (31) at Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire .

Around 1514 Mary Hastings Baroness Berkeley 1514-1532 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (27) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (31) at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland

Around 1515 Thomas Hastings 1515- was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (28) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (32)

Around 1516 Katherine Hastings 1516-1616 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (29) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (33)

Around 1516 Dorothy Hastings 1516-1541 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (29) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (33)

Around 1521 Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough 1521-1571 was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (34) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (38) at Loughborough, Lincolnshire

Henry VIII Creates New Earldoms

On 08 Dec 1529 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (38) created two new Earldoms ...
Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde 1477-1539 (52) was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (6C 1529) , 1st Earl Ormonde (6C 1529) , 1st Viscount Rochford . Elizabeth Howard Countess Wiltshire, Countess Ormonde 1480-1538 (49) by marriage Countess Wiltshire (6C 1529) , Earl Ormonde (6C 1529) .
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (42) was created 1st Earl Huntingdon (7C 1529) . Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (46) by marriage Countess Huntingdon (7C 1529) .

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 (21) made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:
Richard Foxe Bishop 1448-1528 (61)
Two tonsured clerics
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (22)
Richard Weston of Sutton Place 1465-1541 (44)
Richard Clement of Ingham Mote 1482-1538 (27)
Matthew Baker Governor Jersey -1513
John Sharpe of Coggleshall in Essex -1518
Physician holding urine bottle
William Tyler
Hugh Denys
William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) closing the King's eyes.There is doubt as to whether the person shown is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) given his age of around nineteen at the King's death. He appears to be holding a Staff of Office although sources state he wasn't appointed Gentleman Usher, in which role he would have a Staff of Office, until Henry VIII's Coronation in Jun 1509.
The Arms below him are Quarterly 1 Lozengy argent & gules (FitzWilliam); 2 Arms of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 3 Quartered 1 possibly Plantagent with white border ie Holland 2 and 3 Tibetot, 4 Unknown, overall a star for difference indicating third son. William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was his father's third son, and his mother was Lucy Neville 1468-1534 (41) daughter of John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 . It appears correct that the person represented is William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) . William Fitzwilliam 1st Earl Southampton 1490-1542 (19) was the childhood companion of Henry VIII (17) .
Physician holding urine bottle

Trial of Anne Boleyn

On 15 May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn (35) tried at the King's Hall in the Tower of London . .
Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 (44) was one of the judges. Elizabeth Browne Countess Worcester 1502-1565 (34) was the principal witness.
The jurors were:
Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52)
Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585 (24)
Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (21)
George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (49)
Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (44)
John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562 (56)
Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38)
Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley 1481-1556 (55)
Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (27)
Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560 (28)
John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65)
Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551 (35)
Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (40)
Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527
Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550 (48)
Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40)
William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (60)
Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (24)
Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48)
Edward Powers Lord Powers
William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (66)
Thomas Ware
Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 (69)
George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (39) .

Around 1575 based on a work of 1546. Unknown Artist . After William Scrots 1517-1553 . Portrait of Henry Howard 1516-1547 . The Arms on his right . On the left .

Around 1575 based on a work of 1546. Unknown Artist . Portrait of Henry Howard 1516-1547 .

In 1550 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (30) . Portrait Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (37) with the motto Invidia Torquet Autorem meaning Let envy torment its author.

Around 1565 Unknown Artist .Anglo-Netherlandish.Portrait of Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (52) .

In 1569 Unknown Artist . Posthumous portrait of Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 .

Around 1538 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (41) . Drawing of George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (41) .

In 1544 Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon 1483-1544 (61) died

On 24 Mar 1544 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (57) died . His son Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (30) succeeded as 2nd Earl Huntingdon (7C 1529) , 4th Baron Hastings (2C 1430) . Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon 1511-1576 (33) by marriage Countess Huntingdon (7C 1529) .

On 10 Jul 1553 Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553 (87) died at Leicester, Leicestershire .

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hastings

Descendants Family Trees:

Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings 1466-1506 Great x 3 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 Great x 9 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great GrandFather: Leonard Hastings 1396-1455


Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Hastings 1340-1398


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Hastings 1291-1346


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Herle


Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Sutton 1356-1400


Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Sutton 1315-1356


Great GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Camoys Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Latimer


Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches Baroness Camoys


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Louches


GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings 1442-1503 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 Great Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403


Great GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury 1407-1462 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 Great x 3 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 Great x 2 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland 1386-1413 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 1350-1397 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Mother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford 1466-1553 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford -1469 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford 1400-1459 Great x 9 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor or Catherine Peverell Great x 8 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux Baroness Hungerford Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth or Cecilia Beaumont Baroness Botreaux Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns Baroness Hungerford


GrandMother: Anne Percy 1444-1522 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 Great x 2 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland 1393-1455 Great x 2 Grandson of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer Baroness Camoys 1371-1417 Great Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland 1397-1472 Great Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Poynings 1400-1429 Great x 5 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Poynings 5th Baron Poynings 1382-1446 Great x 9 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Grey Baroness Poynings 1393- Great x 4 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel 1382-1455 Great x 5 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Berkeley 1352-1428 Great x 4 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bettershorne