Lord Hastings
Note by A Milnes to the Introduction to The Life Of Dryden

This Lord Hastings had been a scholar at Westminster, and his great promise of excellence caused a special grief to be felt at his early death in 1649 from small-pox. He was the son of the Earl of Huntingdon, heir to the Duke of Clarence, brother to King Edward IV. Cf. Select Dryden, Clarendon Press Series, Introduction, p. xiii.

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