Hastings, Anne ( - 1550)

Other Last Names


Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: by 1550-11-17 (burial date)

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: before 1503
    Union ended: n.d.


From Stanley, Thomas (1485 - 1521)

  1. Male offspring: Stanley, John (d. 1503)
  2. Female offspring: Stanley, Margaret (d. 1534)
  3. Female offspring: Stanley, Jane (n.d.)

Primary Title

Countess of Derby


  • Countess of Derby
    Assumed 1504-07-29 (date husband succeeded to earldom)
    Vacated 1550-11-17

Details of Properties


  • Greenhalgh Castle, Lancashire
    Via husband
    Acquired: ca. 1504-07-29
  • Lathom House, Lancashire
    Via husband
    Acquired: ca. 1504-07-29
  • New Park (Halton Castle), Lancashire
    Via husband
    Acquired: ca. 1504-07-29
  • Knowlsey Hall, Lancashire
    Via husband
    Acquired: ca. 1504-07-29


  • Cheshire
  • Middlesex: Colham
    Acquired: 1522/3-03-19
    Granted (during son Edward's minority)
  • Northamptonshire: Brackley
  • Shropshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1520-1521 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Countess of Derby's Entertainers

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Countess of Derby's Entertainers Hastings, Anne (0 - 1550) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Knowsley Hall Lancashire Private Residence
Lathom House Lancashire Private Residence
New Park Lancashire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Coward, Barry. Stanleys, Lords Stanley, and Earls of Derby, 1385–1672. Chetham Society, 3rd ser, 30. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1983.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (http://www.oxforddnb.com)