Sir Adam Banastre, Knt.

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Sir Adam Banastre, Knt., son of Thomas Banastre and Joan Singleton, was beheaded sometime after 8 October in 1315.1

Adam married, as her 3rd husband, Margaret de Holand, daughter of Sir Robert de Holand, Knt. and Elizabeth de Samlesbury, after 1304.1,2

Adam was the leader of the Banastre Rebellion in 1315. For more information about the Banastre Rebellion, please see this Wikipedia article.


Margaret de Holand d. abt. 1329


  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 34-32, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S748] Douglas Richardson, "Heirs of Margaret de Holand, wife of John de Blackburn, Robert de Hepwell, and Adam Banastre", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 18 Aug 2017,, accessed Sep 2017.
This person was last edited on:29 Mar 2020