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  • ID: I40026
  • Name: Nicholas 4th Baron POYNTZ , Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1320 in Iron Acton, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England 1
  • Death: BEF 29 SEP 1376 in Tockington, Gloucestershire, England 1
  • Note:

    NICHOLAS (DE POYNTZ), LORD POYNTZ, son and heir, was aged 17 and more in 1337. In 1338 he was among those charged to repair to that one of their manors nearest the coast, with their households armed against a threatened invasion. He was a knight before 22 May 1345, but never summoned to Parliament. In June 1345 he was preparing to serve abroad under the Earl of Pembroke; and he fought throughout the Crécy campaign and the siege of Calais, 1346 and 1347, under the Earl of Arundel and Hugh le Despenser. Commissioner of the peace, Dorset, and one of the keepers of the Dorset coast, 1347; of the array there 1347 and 1367. In 1351, for felonies committed by a band of outlaws alleged to be under his command, orders were issued for his arrest; but in that and the following year he was chief commissioner to raise 120 archers in Dorset. In 1353 he returned prematurely from service in Brittany; was going abroad with the Earl of Salisbury in 1355; in 1358 served in the garrison of Brest, and in 1359 again fought under the Earl of Sallsbury.

    He married, 1stly, before 13 October 1333, when about 13, Eleanor(----) (i); and, 2ndly, before 20 January 1367/8, Eve DE STOKES. He died before Michaelmas term 1376, when, according to modern doctrine, his Barony fell into abeyance between his two daughters and coheirs. [Complete Peerage X:676, transcribed by Dave Utzinger]

    (i) Said to be dau. of Sir John Erleigh.

    Father: Hugh 3rd Baron POYNTZ , Sir b: BEF 12 FEB 1295/96 in Iron Acton, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England
    Mother: Margaret PAVELEY b: ABT 1295 in Brooke, Westbury, Wiltshire, England

    Marriage 1 Eleanor ERLEIGH b: ABT 1328 in Beckington, Frome, Somerset, England
    • Married: BEF 13 OCT 1333 in 1st wife 1
    1. Has Children Margaret POYNTZ b: ABT 1347 in Lulworth, Wareham, Dorsetshire, England

    Marriage 2 Eve de STOKES b: ABT 1330
    • Married: BEF 20 JAN 1367/68 in 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:676
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