8/25/1252, Hugh Poynz born in England, heir & s/o 5000480. Nicholas Poyntz & 5000481. Isabel Dyall.
~1255, Margaret born in England, d/o §Sir William Paveley.
1272, Nicholas granted Tokinton to his son Hugh. (S) CIsPM.
1272, Hugh’s father died.
10/7/1272, IPM of Nicholas Poynz: Curymalet held of the king in chief by knight’s service. Sir Hugh Poynz his son, aged 21 at the feast of St. Bartholomew last, his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
11/1273, IPM of Nicholas Poynz at Tokington, Gloucester: Nicholas Pounz held the manor of Tokinton by knight’s service. The capital messuage ... 215 acres ... 13 free tenants ... 14 virgates of land in villenage ... 2 mills, water and wind ... Sum £37 1s. 10d. Sir Hugh Poynz is the son and next heir ... age 21 years and more ... enfeoffed of the said manor ... in full seisin for half a year or more before the death of his father. (S) Abstracts of IsPM for Gloucester, Fry, 1903, P73.
11/22/1273, Order to cause Hugh Poynz, eldest son of Nicholas Poynz, tenant in chief, to have seisin of the manor of Tokinton, co. Gloucester, … was in full and peaceful seisin thereof in his father’s lifetime … (S) CCRs, V15.
7/18/1275, Order to release the distraint made by summons of the exchequer upon Hugh Poynz. (S) CCRs.
2/4/1276, Order to cause Hugh Poynz to have seisin of the custody of the manor of Audeham. (S) CCRs.
By 1277, Hugh married Margaret.
6/24/1277, Protection with clause volumus, until Midsummer, for the following going to Wales on the king’s service :– … Hugh Poinz … (S) CPRs.
6/1277, King Edward was in Chester where he cleared a road through a dense forest, and started construction on the castles of Flint and Rhuddlan. King Edward made forays into the Welsh lands of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Wales, capturing Snowdonia and the isle of Anglesey.
By 1279, Hugh had granted Poyntz Hall to Sir Henry Cockington.
2/10/1281, Hugh “Poinz” granted a Tuesday Market and 2 annual fairs at Tockington, Gloucsestershire. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
1282, Hugh fought in Wales. Richard Caus was a member of his retinue. (S) English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P138.
12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]
1283, Hugh fought in Wales.
1283, King Edward continued his Welsh campaign, capturing and executing Dafydd, brother of Llewelyn; completing the conquest of Wales.
6/28/1283, Hugh Pointz summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
12/14/1283, Commission of oyer … touching the persons who broke the park of Hugh Poynz at Tokynton, co. Gloucester, hunted therein and carried away deer. (S) CPRs.
1284, Ellis Cotele returned as holding under Hugh Poyntz, who held under the Abbot of Glastonbury. (S) Proc. Somerset, V53, 1908, P66.
1287, Hugh summoned to a military council at Gloucester, and to a military council at Worcester against the Welsh. [King Edward was in Gascony at this time.]
6/24/1287, Protection, with clause volumus, for the following going to Wales on the king's service … Hugh Poynz. (S) CPRs.
1291, Sir Henry Cockington returned Poyntz Hall to Hugh.
6/24/1295, Hugh summoned to parliament as a Baron.
1295, The fees of Thokington and Swell held of Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester [deceased], by Hugh Poyntz – 6 knights’ fees valued at £170 yearly. (S) Trans. Bristol & Glou. Arch. Soc., V12, 1888, P126. [Held by both of their fathers in 1261.]
8/23/1297, King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights. Because of the refusal of many barons, Edward only had a small contingent of knights. The army sailed for Flanders to seek additional support. Hugh had William Caus in his retinue.
7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped. Hugh fought at the battle with his son Nicholas in his retinue. (S) English Aristocracy at War, Simpkin, 2008, P150.
11/10/1298, Commission to Thomas de Berkele and Hugh Pointz to enquire in the counties of Somerset, Dorset and Devon, touching the persons who avowing themselves to be of Simon de Monte Acuto make assemblies in those counties, and by day and night commit robberies, … to the scandal of the said Simon … (S) CPRs.
3/14/1300, Restitution to Ralph son of Ralph Basset of Drayton, … in consideration of 1,000 marks, which Guy, earl of Warwick, Hugh le Despenser, Hugh de Curtenay, … Hugh Poyntz, … have acknowledged themselves in the Chancery to owe to Edmund, earl of Cornwall … (S) CPRs.
1300, Hugh at the siege of Caerlaverock Castle.
2/12/1301, Hugh joined in the baron’s Letter to the Pope. His seal: ‘Barry of 8, or and gules, ovrall a label of 5 points azure.’ (S) Armies of Feudal Europe, Heath, 2016, P251.
2/6/1303, Memorandum that Hugh le Despenser, Guy, earl of Warwick, Hugh Pointz, Thomas de Furnivall, Hugh de Curtenay, Andrew de Estleye, John de Grey of Rotherfeld, John de Insula Vecta, John de Clinton, and Bernard de Brus paid to Walter de Aylesbury and Master Andrew de Essheburn, executors of the will of Edmund, earl of Cornwall, £222 4s. 2d. (S) CCRs.
1304, Hugh fought in Wales. [King Edward and his forces were in Scotland.]
8/23/1305 in London, King Edward executed William Wallace [Braveheart] at Tyburn, who had been captured in Glascow, Scotland.
1307, “Hugh Poyntz states that William Trevet used to hold 3 knights' fees in Chilton Trivett, Idson, and Cock of Robert Wallraund, of the manor of Stogursey, who held them of Hugh of his manor of Curry Malet …” (S) UKNA.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
12/1307, Hugh Hugh, 1st Lord Poyntz, knt., of Currey-Malet, Somerset … died. (S) UKNA.
1/4/1308, Order to the escheator on this' side Trent to take into the Idng's hand the lands late of Hugh Pointz, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.
1/6/1308, IPM of Hugh Poyntz alias Poynz. Somerset: Cory Malet. The manor, including a park, … Kent: Hoo St. Wereburge by Rochester. A moiety of the manor, including a marsh, and a moiety of the hundred of Hoo … Nicholas Poinz, knight, his son, aged 28 and more, is his next heir … Lullyngeston Castel. The manor … Cambridge: Dolingham. The manor … Dorset: Sutton. The manor with the hundred of Culvardestre … Gloucester: Tockinton. The manor, including a park … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P634. (S, 625060) Visitations of Essex, Hawley. (S) Dullingham, A Hist. of the Co. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: V6, 1978. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. of the Commoners, Burke, 1836, P537.
Child of Hugh and Margaret:
i. Nicholas Poyntz (1250120), born 1278 in England. [Heir]