Francis Hastings, Lord Hastings

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Francis Hastings, Lord Hastings (1560 – 17 December 1595) was the son of George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon and Dorothy Port. He married Sarah Harington, daughter of Sir James Harington and Lucy Sydney. They had five children:

His widow, Sara or Sarah Harington (1565-1628), married Sir George Kingsmill, then Edward 11th Baron Zouche, and finally, Sir Thomas Edmondes. Her portrait was painted by Isaac Oliver and by Cornelius Johnson. [1] The portraits by Johnson show her aged 63 wearing a large miniature case referring to Frederick V of the Palatinate with the Greek letter "phi". An similar miniature case was described in an inventory of a Scottish soldier. [2]

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