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  • ID: I34588
  • Name: Robert 4th Baron de POYNINGS , Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 DEC 1382 in Okeford Fitzpaine, Sturminster, Dorset, England 1
  • Death: 2 OCT 1446 in Poynings, Steyning, Sussex, England 1
  • Note:

    ROBERT (DE POYNINGS), LORD POYNINGS, son and heir, was born at Okeford Fitzpaine, Dorset, 3 December 1382, and baptised there. He was summoned to the Great Council to meet at Westminster 15 August 1401, and to another (probably 1405). Having proved his age and done homage, he had order for livery of his lands 17 January 1403/4; and the following June, as a knight, appointed attorneys before going abroad. He was summoned to Parliament presumably from 25 August 1404, certainly from 21 December 1405 to 13 January 1444/5. In June 1409 he was a commissioner to raise money in Somerset; P.C. March 1410/1, and under Henry V and Henry VI. Commissioner of the peace in Surrey, 1413, and of array in Sussex, 1415. In January 1419/20 a commissioner to raise loans in Sussex and Hants; in April chief supervisor of the muster of men for the fleet at Southampton, and in June chief of the escort to conduct the Duke of Bourbon, the King's prisoner, to the King in France. He served Queen Catherine at her Coronation feast in London, February 1420/1; in July 1423 he fought at Cravant under the Earl of Salisbury; and in February 1423/4 he had a command in the successful expedition for the recovery of Crotoy, at the mouth of the Somme. He sailed again from Dover in June, and took part in the Duke of Bedford's victory at Verneull in August 1424. In July 1437 he was summoned to the funeral of Queen Joan, widow of Henry IV, at Canterbury; in February 1440/1 he was joint commissioner for payment of the subsidy in Sussex.

    He married, 1stly, before 22 October 1397, Elizabeth, daughter of Reynold [Grey], Lord Grey of Ruthyn by his 1st wife Margaret, daughter of Thomas [Ros], 4th Lord Ros of Helmsley and, 2ndly, in or before June 1434, Margaret, elder da. and in her issue coh. of Thomas SQUERY, of Westerham, Kent, and widow of William CROMER (d. Jan. 1433/4), M.P., London, 1407, 1417, 1421; Lord Mayor, 1414, 1423. He d. 2 Oct. 1446. His widow d. 3 Nov. 1448. [Complete Peerage X:663-4, XIV:535, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Father: Richard 3rd Baron de POYNINGS , Sir b: ABT 1355 in Poynings, Steyning, Sussex, England
    Mother: Isabel FITZPAYN b: ABT 1364 in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Eleanor) GREY b: ABT 1382 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales
    • Married: BEF 22 OCT 1397 in 1st wife 1
    1. Has Children Richard POYNINGS , Sir b: ABT 1399 in Poynings, Steyning, Sussex, England

    Marriage 2 Margert dau. of Thomas SQUERY , of Westerham b: ABT 1385 in Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent, England
    • Married: BEF JUN 1434 in 2nd husband 2nd wife 1

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:663-4
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