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Hugh de Hastings, Kt.

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Sutton Scotney, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Elsing, Mitford, Norfolk, England
Place of Burial: Elsing, Norfolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings and Isabel de Valence
Husband of Margery Hastings
Father of John de Hastings, ( Sir ); Isabella De Hastings; Maud de la Mare; Margaret De Hastings and Sir Hugh de Hastings II
Brother of William Hastings; John Hastings, Baron of Abergavenny; Joan Hastings; Henry de Hastings; Elizabeth Hastings, Baroness Grey of Ruthin and 2 others
Half brother of Aymer Comyn, of Badenoch; Thomas Comyn; Sir Richard Comyn; Thomas de Hastings and Margaret de Hastings

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Hugh (Sir), of Sutton Scotney, Hants; fought at Battle of Sluys 1340; Captain and Lt of English Army in Flanders 1346, fought at Battle of Crecy 1346. [Burke's Peerage]

SIR HUGH DE HASTINGES, of Sutton Scotney, next brother [after Thomas, dsp 11 Jan 1332/3] and heir, being 2nd son of John, 1st LORD HASTINGES, by his 2nd wife, Isabel, both abovenamed. He was aged 24 and more at his mother's death in 1334. On 28 March 1335 the King took his homage, and he had livery of a moiety of the manor of Sutton Scotney which his mother had held in chief. He fought at the battle of SIUYS, 24 June 1340, in the retinue of the Earl of Derby. On 28 January 1341/2 he had pardon for acquiring for life from Laurence, Earl of Pembroke, the lordship of Oswardebeck, Notts. He was summoned to a Council, 25 February 1341/2, by writ directed Hugoni de Hastinges. On 13 October 1343 he had licence to grant away the manor of Sutton Scotney. In April 1344 he occurs as Steward to the Queen. He accompanied the Earl of Derby to Gascony in June 1345, being in the retinue of the Earl of Pembroke. On 20 June 1346 he was appointed Captain and Lieutenant of the King in Flanders, and was commissioned to raise forces in that country for the war with France: early in August he brought a large body of Flemings (60,000, it is said) to France, to join the King; and was at the battle of Crécy, 26 August of that year. On 14 May 1347 he was urgentiy requested to rejoin the King before Calais, and was there in the following June.

He married, before 18 May 1330, Margery, sister and coheir, and in her issue sole heir, of Richard FOLIOT, of Gressenhall and Weasenham, Norfolk, [3rd Lord Foliot] (who died s.p. and a minor, 29 May 1325), and elder daughter of Sir Richard FOLIOT 2nd Lord Foliot], of the same, by Joan, younger daughter and coheir of Sir William DE BREOUSE, Lord of Bramber and Gower [LORD BREOUSE]. On 13 June and 11 December 1330 Hugh and Margery had livery of her purparty of the lands of her grandmother, Margery, widow of Jordan Foliot. He died 29 or 30 July 1347, and was buried in Elsing Church, Norfolk: brass. The manors, which he and his wife had held jointly at his death, were released to her, Elsing and Weasenham, 7 September 1347, and Norton and Fenwick, 5 October following. She, who was aged 12 or 13 in 1325, died 8 August, and was buried 30 August 1349, in the Furnivalle Chapel, in the Church of the Friars Minor at Doncaster. [Complete Peerage VI:352-4, XIV:372, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

Sir Hugh de Hastings1 M, #318799, b. circa 1310, d. from 29 July 1347 to 30 July 1347

Last Edited=6 Nov 2008

    Sir Hugh de Hastings was born circa 1310.1 He was the son of Sir John de Hastings, 1st Lord Hastings and Isabel le Despenser.1 He married Margery Foliot, daughter of unknown Foliot, before 18 May 1330.1 He died from 29 July 1347 to 30 July 1347.1
    Sir Hugh de Hastings fought in the Battle of Sluys in 1340.1 He gained the rank of Captain and Lieutenant in 1346 in the service of the English army at Flanders.1 He fought in the Battle of Crécy in 1346.1 He lived at Sutton Scotney, Hampshire, England.1

Children of Sir Hugh de Hastings and Margery Foliot Sir Hugh Hastings+1 d. c 1369 John de Hastings1 b. c 1328, d. 31 Aug 1393 Citations [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1817. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

Fought in Battle of Sluys 1340 Commanded Edward III's army in Flanders - 1346 as Capain Fought Battle of Crecy in 1346 Lived at Sutton Scotney in Hampshire
Sir Hugh Hastings was born circa 1307, the son of Baron John Hastings and his second wife Isabel daughter of Hugh de Spencer, Earl of Winchester. Sir Hugh Hastings was an important military commander under King Edward III in the early years of the Hundred Years War, seeing service in France and Flanders and at the battle of Crecy.

Sir Hugh Hastings married Margery Foliot, daughter of Sir Richard Foliot in 1330. They had two sons, (1)John who died sans progeny, and (2)Sir Hugh Hastings who married Margaret Everingham daughter of Adam Everingham. Three daughters, Isabel, Maud, and Margaret were also born to the union. Sir Hugh Hastings resided at Elsing, Norfolk and was buried at the parish church of Elsing. An elaborate brass casting of Sir Hugh Hastings remains in the church. His wife Margery Foliot died in 1349.

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Sir Hugh de Hastings's Timeline

Sutton Scotney, Hampshire, England
Age 17
Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 22
Elsing, Norfolkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 24
Elsing, Norfolkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 26
Age 26
Gressenhall, Norfolk, England
July 29, 1347
Age 37
Elsing, Mitford, Norfolk, England
July 31, 1347
Age 37
Elsing, Norfolk, England
February 18, 1969
Age 37