Mary Hastings

1548–1608 (Age 60)
Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hastings was born in 1548, in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Hastings, was 34 and her mother, Catherine Pole, was 40. She married George Farrand about 1573, in London, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1608, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in England.

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George Farrand
Mary Hastings
Marriage: about 1573

Spouse and Children

about 1573
London, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Hastings





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World Events (7)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 1

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 10

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 21

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hastings, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Neverlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary -

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