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Elizabeth Donne (Hastings)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Kirby Muxloe Castle, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England
Death: 1507 (74-82)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Leonard Hastings, Lord of Leicestershire and Alice de Camoys
Wife of Sir John Donne of York Castle, later of Horsenden
Mother of Griffith Dunn; Jane Dunn; Margaret Trussell; Anne Reade; Edward Dunn and 1 other
Sister of Anne Ferrers; William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings; Sir Ralph Hastings; Thomas Hastings; Richard Hastings and 2 others

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About Elizabeth Donne

Elizabeth Hastings

  • Birth: 1429 -in Kirby Muxloe Castle, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England (her husband was born in York Castle, Yorkshire, England. Not likely both families lived in the same castle)


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

Kirby Muxloe Castle, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England
Age 16
Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 26
York Castle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 34
Utkinton, Cheshire, England
Age 36
Age 43
Cublesdon, Staffordshire, England
Age 78
Windsor, Berkshire, England