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Robert Poynings

Male 1382 - 1446  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Poynings was born on 3 Dec 1382 in Okeford Fitzpaine, Devon, England (son of Richard de Poynings and Isabel Fitz Payn); died on 2 Oct 1446.

    Notes:

    Privy Councillor. He was summoned to Parliament by writs from 1404 to 1444.

    Robert married Elizabeth Grey before 22 Oct 1397. Elizabeth (daughter of Reynold Grey and Margaret de Ros) died before 1434. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Richard Poynings was born in in of Poynings, Sussex, England; died on 10 Jun 1429 in near Orléans, France.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard de Poynings was born about 1355 (son of Michael de Poynings and Joan); died on 25 May 1387 in Villalpando, Spain.

    Notes:

    He accompanied John of Gaunt to Spain in 1386, and died there the next year.

    Richard married Isabel Fitz Payn. Isabel (daughter of Robert Fitz Payn and Elizabeth de Bryan) was born about 1362; died on 11 Apr 1394. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Isabel Fitz Payn was born about 1362 (daughter of Robert Fitz Payn and Elizabeth de Bryan); died on 11 Apr 1394.
    Children:
    1. 1. Robert Poynings was born on 3 Dec 1382 in Okeford Fitzpaine, Devon, England; died on 2 Oct 1446.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Michael de Poynings was born about 1317 (son of Thomas de Poynings and Agnes de Rokesley); died on 7 Mar 1369.

    Notes:

    He fought at Crécy and was present at the siege of Calais. He was summoned to Parliament by writs from 1348 to 1368.

    Michael married Joan before 1349. Joan died between 11 May 1369 and 28 May 1369. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Joan died between 11 May 1369 and 28 May 1369.
    Children:
    1. Agnes Poynings died on 12 Jun 1403; was buried in Trinity Priory, Aldgate, London.
    2. 2. Richard de Poynings was born about 1355; died on 25 May 1387 in Villalpando, Spain.

  3. 6.  Robert Fitz Payn was born about 1321 in of Stogursey, Williton, Somerset, England (son of Richard de Grey and Joan Fitz Payn); died on 21 May 1393.

    Robert married Elizabeth de Bryan before 16 Oct 1354. Elizabeth (daughter of Guy de Bryan and Joan de Carew) died before 1393. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth de Bryan (daughter of Guy de Bryan and Joan de Carew); died before 1393.
    Children:
    1. 3. Isabel Fitz Payn was born about 1362; died on 11 Apr 1394.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas de Poynings was born in in of Poynings, Sussex, England (son of Michael de Poynings and Margery Bardolf); died on 10 Oct 1339 in Honnecourt Castle, France.

    Notes:

    He was killed in an attack on the place Complete Peerage describes as "the castle of Honnecourt, on the St. Quentin canal, arr. of Cambrai." While this is a confusing geographical description, there is no excuse for the several online trees that appear to have decided "Cambrai" is an abbreviation for Cambridgeshire.

    Thomas married Agnes de Rokesley about 1317. Agnes (daughter of Richard de Rokesley and Joan de Criol) was born about 1299; died before 22 Dec 1346; was buried in Poynings, Sussex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Agnes de Rokesley was born about 1299 (daughter of Richard de Rokesley and Joan de Criol); died before 22 Dec 1346; was buried in Poynings, Sussex, England.
    Children:
    1. Luke de Poynings was born in in of Basing, Hampshire, England; died between 5 Jun 1376 and 4 Jul 1376; was buried in Warnford, Hampshire, England.
    2. 4. Michael de Poynings was born about 1317; died on 7 Mar 1369.

  3. 12.  Richard de Grey was born about 1281 in of Codnor, Derbyshire, England (son of Henry de Grey and Eleanor); died before 10 Mar 1335.

    Notes:

    Summoned to Parliament from March 1309 by writs directed Ricardo de Grey. Steward of Gascony, 1324; Constable of Nottingham Castle, Dec 1325.

    Richard married Joan Fitz Payn. Joan (daughter of Robert Fitz Payn and Isabel Clifford) died after 10 Mar 1335. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Joan Fitz Payn (daughter of Robert Fitz Payn and Isabel Clifford); died after 10 Mar 1335.
    Children:
    1. Joan de Grey died on 22 Jul 1369 in Ellenhall, Staffordshire, England; was buried in Priory of Ronton, Staffordshire, England.
    2. John de Grey was born about 1307 in of Codnor, Derbyshire, England; died on 14 Dec 1392; was buried in Carmelite Friars, Aylesford, Kent, England.
    3. 6. Robert Fitz Payn was born about 1321 in of Stogursey, Williton, Somerset, England; died on 21 May 1393.

  5. 14.  Guy de Bryan was born about 1309 in of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales (son of Guy de Bryan); died on 17 Aug 1390; was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England.

    Notes:

    He fought at Crécy and at Sluys. Seneschal of Pembroke, 1340.

    From Wikipedia:

    He served on the English side in the Second War of Scottish Independence and in France and Flanders during the Hundred Years' War. In 1341 he was made Warden of the Forest of Dean, in Gloucestershire, and Governor of St Briavel's Castle, the seat of the Warden, which offices he held until his death. In 1349 he was temporarily Keeper of the Great Seal of England, and in 1350 was granted an annuity of 200 marks for bearing the King's Standard against the French at Calais. From 25 November 1350 he was summoned to Parliament and may thereby be held to have been created Baron Bryan. On 1 March 1356 he was appointed Admiral of the West, a post he held till 18 July 1360 under Edward III of England. In 1361 he was Ambassador to Pope Innocent VI. Following the death of Sir John Chandos on 31 December 1369 he was made a Knight of the Garter. On 3 May 1370 he was once again appointed Admiral of the West until 6 October 1372 .

    Guy married Joan de Carew. Joan (daughter of John de Carew and Joan Talbot) died before 1350. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Joan de Carew (daughter of John de Carew and Joan Talbot); died before 1350.
    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth de Bryan died before 1393.