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Sunday, May 23, 2010

625060 Nicholas Poyntz

625060. Nicholas Poyntz

~1305, Nicholas born in England, 2nd s/o 1250120. Nicholas Poyntz & 1250121. Elizabeth la Zouche.

Bef. 7/12/1311, Nicholas’ father died; his older brother Hugh the heir.

10/9/1311, Sale by the king to Hugh le Despenser of the custody of the lands of Nicholas Poyntz, tenant in chief, together with knight’s fees … to hold during the minority of the heirs, together with their marriages. Hugh le Despenser to pay 500 marks. Vacated because surrendered and cancelled. (S) CPRs. [Reassigned 11/28/1312.]

Nicholas Esq. of Tokynton. co. Gloucester. [Different from Visitation, but supported by son Pontius’ deeds.]

1330, Nicholas rector of St. Mary’s in Hoo.

2/4/1330, “…Bristol. Premises: Tenement in the Market between tenements of John Hendybody and Nicholas Poyntz, …”. (S) UKNA.

3/27/1341, “… Sir Henry de Haddon, knight, Nicholas Poyntz, Richard de Acton, …” (S) UKNA.

1372, Nicholas died in North Ockendon, Essex.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P44, P906. (S) Visitations of Essex, Hawley.

Family notes:
• Sir Nicholas, knight, born 8/21/1318, s/o Hugh, brother to this Nicholas is very identifiable. The other persons named Nicholas are not as easy to identify. The records of this Nicholas are likely his, but may not be.

Children of Nicholas and ?:

i. Pontius Poyntz, born ? in England. [Heir]
Pontius married Eleanor Baldwin.
4/21/1369, Made at Dagelyngworth' …, between William Poyntz and Poncius, son of Nicholas Poyntz: All grantor's lands, tens., rents, services and reversions in Whitleye in the Manor of Tokynton'. (S) Bristol Records Office.
1373, Thomas Belhous, … Poncius son of Nicholas Poyns of Tokynton. co. Gloucester, and Eleanor his wife, daughter and heir of William Baudewyne. (S) Feet of Fines.
1393, Pontius living.

ii. Edward Poyntz (312530), born ~1347 in England.