Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke

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Laurence de Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke (20 March 1319 – 20 August 1348) was a Norman English nobleman and held the titles 1st Earl of Pembroke (4th creation), Baron Abergavenny and Baron Hastings under Edward II of England and Edward III of England.

Family

His father was John Hastings, 2nd Baron Hastings and his mother Juliana Leyburne. He was born at Allesley in Warwickshire and christened at Allesley on the same day. He was created Earl of Pembroke in October 1339.

He married Lady Agnes Mortimer (1317 – 25 July 1368), the daughter of Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March with whom he had one son:

Death

He died at Abergavenny Castle in 1348 and is buried in the Priory Church of St Mary, Abergavenny.

References

Peerage of England
New creation Earl of Pembroke
1339–1348
Succeeded by
John Hastings
Preceded by
John Hastings
Baron Abergavenny
1325–1348
Baron Hastings
1325–1348
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