5000480. Sir Nicholas Poyntz & 5000481. Isabel Dyall
~1216, Nicholas Poynz born in England, s/o 10000960. Hugh Poyntz & 10000961. Hawise Malet.
By 4/4/1220, Nicholas’ father died.
1225, Nicholas, co-heir to Robert Bardolf.
7/2/1225, The king has taken the homage of Jordan Foliot (47281512), Isolda de Gray and Ralph Paynel for the portions that fall to them of the lands formerly of Robert Bardolf, their uncle … Kent … security from Robert Wolf, in the place of Matilda Bardolf, his mother, who is one of the heirs … to keep safely the portion falling to the son and heir [Nicholas] of Hugh Poinz , who is similarly one of the heirs of the same Robert and is under age and in the custody of the king. (S) FRsHIII.
~1230, Isabel born in England, d/o §§Timothy Dyall.
9/1232, Concerning respite of a demand. And to the sheriff of Gloucestershire, concerning the demand he makes for the debts of Nicholas Poinz and Hugh Poinz. (S) FRsHIII.
2/1233, Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire that since the king has given respite to Ralph fitz Nicholas, …, by reason of the lands of Nicholas Poinz, which are in the custody of the same Ralph, he is to permit him to have peace in the meantime. (S) FRsHIII. [Nicholas a minor]
1235, King Henry III confirmed gifts to the priory of Haliwell by Nicholas Pointz. (S) Hist. of Co. of Surrey, V4, 1912, Camberwell.
2/5/1236, The king has rendered the manor of Bromsgrove to Nicholas Poinz and his parceners as their right and inheritance. (S) FRsHIII.
4/7/1242, Protection for the following so long as they are on the king’s service beyond seas … Nicholas de Poinz … (S) CPRs.
7/1242, Nicholas a member of the army of King Henry III in France at war with King Louis IX. The 2 armies met at the battles of Taillebourgh [6/19] and Saintes [7/22], with the superior sized French force winning.
1249, Nicholas and his cousin William de Forz were asked to warrant John de la Stane ½ knights fee.
10/1251, Nicholas Poynz gives the king 2 m. for taking an assize of novel disseisin before R. Walerand. Order to the sheriff of Gloucestershire to take security. (S) FRsHIII.
1253-4, At the death of his step-father, Nicholas received half of the barony of Curry Malet, Somerset, through his mother.
5/1254, Nicholas Poynz gives the king 20s. for a writ ad terminum. Order to the sheriff of Somerset. (S) FRsHIII.
1257, Nicholas fought in Wales.
1261, The fees of Thokington and Swell held of Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester [deceased], by Nicholas Poyntz. (S) Trans. Bristol & Glou. Arch. Soc., V12, 1888, P126.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester, lead a rebellion of young barons. Nicholas joined the barons’s revolt against King Henry III as a follower of John Giffard (11820106). [Hence John would be with John Giffard in the following events.]
3/28/1264, Grant to William de Kaynes of 30 marks a year at the Exchequer, … The like to Nicholas Poynz. (S) CPRs.
5/14/1264, John with John Giffard at the battle of Lewes against the king. Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.
10/25/1264, Whereas the king’s beloved and faithful Henry de Sutleg’ lately mainperned for Nicholas Poinz to pay to Cressa son of Mosse, formerly Jew of London, deceased, the £70 in which Nicholas was bound to the aforesaid Jew by his charter for having a certain piece of land that Nicholas granted to Henry forever … (S) FRsHIII.
1265, The moiety of Poyntz Hall assigned to Nicholas, part of Dullingham manor.
1265, John Giffard’s allegiance switched to the king.
1265, John Giffard, in support of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, was gathering forces in the forest of Dean.
5/1265, John Giffard one of the knights commanding 500 men at arms at Tullington awaiting to protect Lord Edward who had just escaped as a prisoner of Simon de Montfort.
8/4/1265, John Giffard supported Lord Edward in the defeat of Montfort at the battle of Evesham., Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.
11/25/1265, Remission … Nicholas Poynz of all debts, usuries and penalties wherin he was bound by charter to Cresseus son of master Mosseus, Jew of London, deceased. (S) CPRs.
3/1268, Nicholas Poynz gives one mark for an assize to be taken before Robert de Brywes. Order to the sheriff of Cambridgeshire. (S) FRsHIII.
7/6/1268, Pardon to Nicholas Poynz, by testimony of John Giffard, of all trespasses of the non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford. . (S) CPRs.
11/3/1270, Grant to Hagin son of Master Mosseus, Jew of London, … their debtors … Nicholas Poynz … (S) CPRs.
By 1272, Nicholas granted Poyntz Hall to his son Hugh.
1272, Nicholas Poinz, Knt. of Tockington and Swell, Gloucester died in possession of Hoo manor. (S) The History and Topographical Survey of the Co. of Kent, V4, 1798.
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.
11/22/1273, 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.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P634. (S) Visitations of Essex, Hawley.
Child of Nicholas and Isabel:
i. Hugh Poyntz (2500240), born 8/25/1252 in England.