Biography of Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon

Timeline

In 1514 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon was born to George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon at Ashby de la Zouche.

On 25 Jun 1532 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon were married.

In 1533 Frances Hastings Baroness Compton was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

Around 1535 Henry Hastings 3rd Earl Huntingdon was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon at Ashby de la Zouche.

In 1537 William Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

In 1540 George Hastings 4th Earl Huntingdon was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

In 1541 Edward Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon at Ashby de la Zouche.

On 11 Aug 1542 Catherine Hastings Countess Lincoln was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

On 24 Mar 1544 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon succeeded 2nd Earl Huntingdon (7C 1529), 4th Baron Hastings (2C 1430). Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon by marriage Countess Huntingdon (7C 1529).

In 1544 Walter Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon in Braunston.

Around 1546 Elizabeth Hastings Countess Worcester was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

Coronation Edward VI

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel was appointed as Lord High Constable.
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague and William Sharington were created Knight of the Bath.
Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon, Edward Courtenay, William Sharington,John Shelton and Walter Buckler were knighted. !.

In 1548 Anne Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

In 1549 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon was appointed 322nd Knight Garter: Edward VI.

Around 1550 Francis Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

In 1552 Mary Hastings was born to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon.

After 10 Jul 1553 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon was imprisoned at Tower of London.

Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick, Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester, Guildford Dudley, Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower. .

On Jan 1554 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon was released.

In Jan 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk arrested by Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon.

On 20 Jun 1561 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon died.

After 20 Jun 1561 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon was buried at Hasting's Chapel. Monument to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon. Tudor Period. Leg Garter. Feet resting on Manticore. The Manticore being the badge of the Hasting's family. Alabaster chest tomb and his wife. Two alabaster effigies are on a tomb chest with shields and weepers. The monument was `restored' in 1698 by the 6th Earl when it was placed against the wall beneath a mural monument with armorial bearings. It was moved back to the centre of the chapel after 1837.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge, a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke, in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton, in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell, Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye, in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye, in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke, in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde, in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande, in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl NorthumberlandEarle of Northumberlande, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike, a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham.
By the Viscounte Mountague, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York, in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme, in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely, in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich, in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde, in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry, in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester, in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke, in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Proably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Countess of Surrey, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Countess of Pembroke, in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Darby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Northumberland, in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager, six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Vicountess Mountague, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde William Howard, Lord Chamberlen, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Hastings of Loughboro, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Stafford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor, in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By Lorde John Graye, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset.
By the Lorde Barkeley, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Abergavennye, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Caree of Hundesdon, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge, in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild, in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde, in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Clinton, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Lady Barkeley, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon, in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham, a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shefilde, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes, a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Lady Knowlles, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Hastings

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Edward Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Sutton

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Camoys Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches Baroness Camoys

Great GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Mary Hungerford Baroness Hastings, 4th Baroness Hungerford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Thomas Hungerford Great x 7 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford Great x 6 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Hungerford 2nd Baron Hungerford Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Botreaux 1st Baroness Hungerford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Moleyns 1st Baroness Hungerford

Great GrandMother: Anne Percy Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland Great x 6 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Poynings Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Berkeley Countess Arundel Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandMother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Woodville

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

Great GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Luxembourg Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

Great x 3 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England