Hastings, Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon (1586 -1643)

Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon, was the eldest son of Francis Lord Hastings (d. 1595) and Sarah, daughter of Sir James Harington, and grandson of George 4th Earl of Huntingdon. Styled Lord Hastings 1595 1604, he was admitted to Gray's Inn 17 March 1598,. He was Lord Lieutenant of the counties of Rutland and Leicester, and Custos Rotulorum of Leicester and Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster. He married, 15 January 1601, Elizabeth Stanley, third and youngest daughter and coheir of Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby. He succeeded his grandfather 31 December 1604. A list of seventeen books which he purchased in 1638 1640, and a bookseller's priced bill, survives in the unnumbered MSS among the Hastings accounts in the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California. It is printed in part in the Historical Manuscripts Commission, Hastings MSS i,389 390.

Seat / Residence(s): Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hastings, Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon  (1586 - 1643) (Stamp 1) Motto: Honorantes me honorabo
Arms: Quarterly of twelve 1. A maunch (Hastings) 2. Per pale indented a chevron (Heytesbury) 3. A griffin segreant (Botereaux) 4. Three pales wavy (Molines) 5. Two bars in chief three roundels (Moels) 6. Per pale a saltire (Pole) 7. France and England quarterly a label of five points (Plantagenet) 8. A saltire a label of three points for difference (Nevill) 9. Three lozenges in fess (Montagu) 10. A fess between six cross crosslets (Beauchamp) 11. Quarterly in the first and fourth quarters a fret over all a bend (Despencer) 12. Three chevrons (Clare)
Quarterings: 1. A maunch (Hastings) 2. Per pale indented a chevron (Heytesbury) 3. A griffin segreant (Botereaux) 4. Three pales wavy (Molines) 5. Two bars in chief three roundels (Moels) 6. Per pale a saltire (Pole) 7. France and England quarterly a label of five points (Plantagenet) 8. A saltire a label of three points for difference (Nevill) 9. Three lozenges in fess (Montagu) 10. A fess between six cross crosslets (Beauchamp) 11. Quarterly in the first and fourth quarters a fret over all a bend (Despencer) 12. Three chevrons (Clare)
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bars (2), Heraldic Charges: bend, Heraldic Charges: chevron, Heraldic Charges: chevrons (3), Heraldic Charges: cross crosslets (6), Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: France and England, Heraldic Charges: fret, Heraldic Charges: griffin segreant, Heraldic Charges: lozenges (3), Heraldic Charges: maunch, Heraldic Charges: pales wavy (3), Heraldic Charges: per pale indented, Heraldic Charges: quarterly, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3), Heraldic Charges: saltire
Hastings, Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon  (1586 - 1643) (Stamp 2) Motto: Honorantes me honorabo
Crest: A bull's head erased ducally gorged
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bull's head
Hastings, Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon  (1586 - 1643) (Stamp 3) Motto: Honorantes me honorabo
Crest: A bull's head erased ducally gorged
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bull's head
Hastings, Henry, 5th Earl of Huntingdon  (1586 - 1643) (Stamp 4) Motto: Honorantes me honorabo
Crest: A bull's head erased ducally gorged
Coronet: Earl
Heraldic Charges: bull's head