John Hastings, 2nd Baron Hastings

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John Hastings, 2nd Baron Hastings (29 September 1287 – 20 January 1325) was a medieval English Baron.

Descent[edit]

Hastings was the son of John Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings, also inheriting the title Baron Abergavenny from his father, and the grandson of Henry de Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings. His mother was Isabel, daughter of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke.

Military career[edit]

He served in the First War of Scottish Independence under King Edward II and was also Governor of Kenilworth Castle.

Succession[edit]

Lord Hastings died in January 1325, aged 37, and was succeeded in the Barony by his son Lawrence, who was created Earl of Pembroke in 1339.

Peerage of England
Preceded by
John Hastings
Baron Hastings
1313–1325
Succeeded by
Lawrence Hastings

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