George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon
Sir George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon (1540 – 30 December 1604) was an English nobleman.
He was a son of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon, and Catherine Pole. He was a younger brother of Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon, and older brother of Francis Hastings. He succeeded Henry as the 4th Earl.
He was High Sheriff of Leicestershire in 1571 and knight of the shire (MP) for Derbyshire in 1562 and Leicestershire in 1584–1587. He was invested as a knight in 1565. They lived at Gopsall and then Loughborough, both in Leicestershire.
He was succeeded by his grandson Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon.
- Francis Hastings, Baron Hastings (1560–1595), who was father to Henry Hastings, 5th Earl of Huntingdon.
- Henry Hastings (1562 – 5 October 1650).
- Sir Edward Hastings.
- Catherine Hastings. Married first Sir Walter Chetwynd and secondly Sir Edward Unton. Her second husband was a son of Edward Unton and Anne Seymour. Anne was a daughter of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, and Anne Stanhope.
- Dorothy Hastings. Married first Robert Dillon and secondly James Stewart.
Through Francis, George was a 12th-generation ancestor of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
|Ancestors of George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon|
- History of Parliament HASTINGS, Sir George (c.1540–1604) of Etwall, Derbys, Gopsall, Leics and Loughborough, Leics
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
The Earl of Huntingdon
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Sir Henry Beaumont
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Title next held byThe Earl of Huntingdon
| Lord Lieutenant of Rutland
Title next held byThe Lord Harington of Exton
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Sir William de Loe
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