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Elizabeth Donne (Hastings)

Birthplace: York Castle, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Berkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Leonard Hastings, Lord of Leicestershire and Alice (Alice) de Camoys
Wife of Sir John Donne of York Castle, later of Horsenden
Mother of Griffith Dunn; Margaret Trussell; Anne Reade and Edward dunn
Sister of Anne Ferrers; Joane Brokesby; William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings; Sir Ralph Hastings; Thomas HASTINGS and 2 others
Half sister of William Hastings

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About Elizabeth Donne

Elizabeth Hastings

  • Birth: 1429 - York Castle, Slingsby, Yorkshire, Eng
  • Parents: Leonard Hastings, Alice de Camoys
  • Married: John Donne abt 1472 - Slingsby, Yorkshire, Eng
  • Death: 1507 - Windsor, Berkshire, Eng

7 children include

  1. Jane b 1451
  2. Griffith b 1455
  3. Edward b 1465. Married Anne Verney.
  4. Anne b 1466
  5. Margaret b 1472. Married Edward Trussel.
  6. Angel b 1473 d 1506.
  7. Elizabeth b 1475

Portraits of Sir John Don and Elizabeth Hastings and their eldest daughter Anne still survive in the Chatsworth altarpiece in the National Gallery in London. The altarpiece, painted by Hans Memling, shows Sir John Don and his wife Elizabeth wearing the "Yorkist livery collar, with Edward IV's personal badge, the lion of March, as a pendant" (McFarlane 1-2, 4). On the pillars in the background are the Don and Hastings coats of arms.


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Elizabeth Donne's Timeline

Yorkshire, England
Age 16
Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 16
Yorkshire, England
Age 26
York Castle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 36
Age 43
Cublesdon, Staffordshire, England
Age 78
Windsor, Berkshire, England