1249348. Baron Thomas de Poynings & 1249349. Agnes de Rokesley
Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Coloncial And Medieval Families (Royal Ancestry)
~1295, Thomas born in England, s/o 2498696. Michael de Poynings & 2498697. Margery ?.
1300, Agnes born in England, coheir & d/o 2498698. Sir Richard de Rokesley & 2498699. Joan de Criol.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
6/24/1314, Thomas’ father died.
4/24/1315, Thomas de Ponynges, knight, witnessed a charter of John de Warenna, earl of Surrey. (S) CPRs, 5/20/1317.
Thomas married Agnes.
1322, Inquisition on the death of Richard, son of John de Rokeslee, held at Rochester, … died seized of the manor of Terlingham, which he held, with Joan his wife, had of Alianore de Cryel, … held of the King in capite, … and that Joan, wife of Walter Pateshull, aged 25, and Agnes, wife of Thomas de Poynings, aged 22, are the next heirs. (S) Archaeologia Cantiana, V2, 1859, P137.
2/12/1323, Thomas de Poynges received protection for “going with the earl Warren to the marches of Scotland.”
3/26/1324, Thomas received protection for “going with Edmund, earl of Kent, the King’s brother, beyond the seas on the King’s business.” (S) CPRs.
4/1324, Thomas de Ponyngs sent with Edmund, earl of kent, the king’s brother, on embassy to King Charles IV of France at Paris. (S) CPRs., 3/26/1323.
2/6/1325, Thomas nominated Robert Cherbek and John Peverel as his attorneys for 2 years as he was “staying on the King’s service in the Duchy of Gascony.” (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1327, Margaret, widow of Michael, settled on son Thomas the advowson of Hockwold and Wilton, which she held for life. (S) An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, Blomefield, P177.
1327, Thomas de Ponyngges in the Subsidy roll in Sidestrand.
4/1/1329, Thomas de Ponyngges going beyond the seas … (S) CPRs.
2/22/1330, Thomas de Ponyngges, staying beyond the seas, has letters … (S) CPRs.
1333, Thomas de Ponyngges in the Subsidy roll in Sidestrand.
3/24/1337, Grant to Thomas de Ponynges, in consideration of his good service to John, late earl of Cornwall, and of his present engagement with the king, … of 200 marks yearly … until he receive from the king an equivalent in land for life. Grant to him also of a moiety of the manor of Shaldeford, co. Surrey, and the king’s mills under his castle of Oxford … (S) CPRs.
4/23/1337, Thomas, created 1st Lord Poynings of Poynings, Sussex.
1339, Thomas slain at a naval engagement off Sluys, France. [Not the battle of Sluys.]
10/14/1339, “In consideration fo the great merits of Thomas de Ponynges, Knight, who met his death in his service, and the affection which he had for him, the King has taken the fealty of his son and heir, Michael de Ponynges, although he is still under age, granting to him the lands he would have had if of full age, ….”
10/14/1339, “In consideration fo the great merits of Thomas de Ponynges, Knight, who met his death in his service, and the affection which he had for him, the King has taken the fealty of his son and heir, Michael de Ponynges, although he is still under age, granting to him the lands he would have had if of full age, ….” (S) CPRs.
Agnes, sister and coheir to John de Criol of Kent.
Bef. 12/22/1346, Anges, sometime the wife of Thomas de Ponynges, tenant in chief, died. (S) CPRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P647. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic …, Burke, 1831, P440. (S) The History of an East Anglican Soke, Hood, P38.
Children of Thomas and Anges:
i. Michael de Poynings (15211386), born ~1322 in England.
ii. Lucas de Poynings (624674), born ~1325 in England.