An important man in the court of Edward IV, rising to the position of Lord Chamberlain. On the king’s death he supported his brother, the later Richard III, but something was not to Richard’s liking and during a Council meeting at the Tower of London, he accused Hastings and others of plotting against him. The others were imprisoned but Hastings was dragged outside and beheaded there and then, thus starting the charming tradition of beheadings on Tower Green.
Person | Male Born 1431 Died 13/6/1483
William, Lord Hastings
From our Picture Source we learn that Madeleine Léonie Zoé Damerment was born on 11 November 1917 at Tortefontaine, Pas-de-Calais, France, the second of the three daughters of Charles Eugène Cyrill...