Name: Hugh 1st Baron POYNTZ , of Curry Malet, Sir 1 2 3
Birth: 25 AUG 1252 in Tockington, Gloucestershire, England 1 2 3
Death: BEF 4 JAN 1307/08 in Curry Mallet, Langport, Somerset, England 1 2 3
held manors of Curry Malet, Somerset; Tockington, Gloucestershire; Hoo, St Werbergh, & Lullingstone, Kent; Dullingham, Cambridgeshire; Sutton, Dorsetshire.
Hugh Poyntz, Knight, b. 25 Aug 1252, fought in Wales 1277-1294, 1st Lord Poyntz 1295, d. bef. 4 Jan 1307/8; lord of Curry Malet, as were his father and grandfather. His wife may have been a Paveley--probably not. [Magna Charta Sureties]
BARONY OF POYNTZ (I) 1295
HUGH POINTZ, son and heir, born 25 August 1252, was a knight before 1 May 1273. Having done homage, he had order for seisin 3 March 1273/4. He was summoned for service in Wales, 1277, 1282, 1283, 1287, and 1294. Among tenants of lands worth £20 and more yearly, he was summoned for foreign service in 1297; and, from that year till 1306, summoned regularly for service against the Scots. He was summoned to the Assembly at Shrewsbury, 1283; and to Parliament from 24 June 1295 to 26 August 1307, by writs directed Hugoni Poynz, whereby he is held to have become LORD POYNTZ. In 1298 he was member of a commission to inquire into organised felonies in Somerset, Dorset and Devon. He married (----), and died shortly before 4 January 1307/8. [Complete Peerage X:673-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]
Note: Both AR & MCS suggest a wife for Hugh. See notes under his potential wife Margaret de Paveley.
Father: Nicholas III POYNTZ , Lord of Curry Malet, Sir b: ABT 1220 in Curry Mallet, Langport, Somerset, England
Mother: Elizabeth DYALL b: ABT 1224 in Tockington, Gloucestershire, England
Margaret PAVELEY b: ABT 1257 in Brooke, Westbury, Wiltshire, England
in Tockington, Gloucestershire, England
- Nicholas IV 2nd Baron POYNTZ , Sir b: 1278 in Tockington, Gloucestershire, England
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- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
- Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999