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Robert Poyntz

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Birthplace: Iron Action, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Place of Burial: Bristol, Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Poyntz, Esquire and Alice de Berkeley
Husband of Margaret Poyntz
Father of Humphrey (Robt.&Marg.) Poyntz; Katherine Perrot; Anthony Poyntz; Nicholas Poyntz; Margaret Poyntz and 8 others
Brother of Anne Poyntz; Elizabeth Veale; Thomas Poyntz; James Poyntz; Humphrey Poyntz and 1 other

Occupation: Shreiff of Gloucester
Managed by: Daniel Robert May
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About Robert Poyntz

  • 'Sir Robert Poyntz, Sheriff of Gloucestershire, Seneschal of Berkeley Castle, Constable of St. Briavels Castle1,2,3,4,5
  • 'M, #85254, b. circa 1451, d. 5 November 1520
  • Father John Poyntz, Esq.1,2,5 b. c 1428, d. 1465
  • Mother Alice Cockes1,2,5 b. c 1430, d. 29 Oct 1507
  • ' Sir Robert Poyntz, Sheriff of Gloucestershire, Seneschal of Berkeley Castle, Constable of St. Briavels Castle was born circa 1451 at of Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England; Age 17 in 1468.2 He married Margaret Wydville, daughter of Sir Anthony Wydevill, 2nd Earl Rivers, 8th Lord Scales, Lord of the Isle of Wight, Governor of Portsmouth, Sheriff of Caernarvonshire and Gwenlian Stradling, circa 1479; They had 6 sons (Sir Anthony; John, Gent; Sir Francis; Edward; Nicholas; & Humphrey) and 4 daughters (Katherine, wife of Sir Owen Perrot; Anne, wife of Sir John Walshe, & of Robert Bulkeley; Elizabeth, wife of Nicholas Wykes; & Margaret, wife of Sir John St. Loe).1,2,4,5 Sir Robert Poyntz, Sheriff of Gloucestershire, Seneschal of Berkeley Castle, Constable of St. Briavels Castle left a will on 19 October 1520.2,5 He died on 5 November 1520 at Bristol, Gloucstershire, England; Buried at Gaunt Chapel, Bristol, Gloucestershire.1,2,5 His estate was probated in April 1521.2,5
  • 'Family Margaret Wydville b. c 1461, d. b 5 Nov 1520
  • Children
    • Sir Anthony Poyntz, Sheriff of Gloucestershire+1,2,4 b. c 1480, d. c 24 Dec 1532
    • Margaret Poyntz+1,3 b. c 1482, d. a 10 Apr 1559
    • Anne Poyntz+ b. c 1484
    • John Poyntz, Gent., Burgess of Devizes+6,2,5 b. c 1485, d. 29 Nov 1544
  • Citations
  • 1.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 784-785.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 286.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 362-363.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 396-397.
  • 5.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 544-545.
  • 6.[S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 637.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2837.htm#i85254
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  • 'Sir Robert Poyntz1
  • 'M, #250332, b. circa 1450, d. 4 November 1520
  • Last Edited=13 Nov 2007
  • ' Sir Robert Poyntz was born circa 1450.3 He was the son of John Poyntz and Alice Cock.2 He married Margaret Woodville, daughter of Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers.1 He died on 4 November 1520.3
  • ' He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1469.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1480.3 He was Chancellor to Queen Katherine of Aragaon.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1484.3 He fought in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1485.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1494.3 He held the office of Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1500.3 He lived at Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England.1
  • 'Children of Sir Robert Poyntz and Margaret Woodville
    • 1.John Poyntz+2 d. 29 Nov 1544
    • 2.Sir Francis Poyntz2 d. 26 Jun 1528
    • 3.Nicholas Poyntz2 d. 27 Sep 1512
    • 4.Ann Poyntz2
    • 5.Elizabeth Poyntz2
    • 6.Katherine Poyntz2
    • 7.Margaret Poyntz2
    • 8.Sir Anthony Poyntz+2 b. 1480, d. 1535
  • Citations
  • 1.[S35] Peter Townend, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 18th edition, 3 volumes (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1965-1972), volume 1, page 579. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 18th ed.
  • 2.[S35] Peter Townend, Burke's Landed Gentry, 18th ed.
  • 3.[S35] Peter Townend, Burke's Landed Gentry, 18th ed., volume 1, page 580.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p25034.htm#i250332
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  • 'Robert POYNTZ (Sir Knight)
  • Born: ABT 1450, Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England
  • 'Died: 4 Nov 1520, Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England
  • 'Buried: Gaunt or Mayor's Chapel, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • 'Notes: Sheriff of Gloucestershire 1469, 1480, 1483, 1484, 1494, and 1500. His first tenure occurred when he was 17 years old. Knighted on Bosworth, immediately after King Richard III was slain, and entertained Henry VII. Made Knight Banneret at the Battle of Redmore by Henry VII. Chancellor to Catalina of Aragon.
  • Father: John POYNTZ (Esq.)
  • Mother: Alice COX
    • 'Married 1: Margaret WOODVILLE 1478, Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Anthony POYNTZ (Sir Knight)
    • 2. Anne POYNTZ
    • 3. Francis POYNTZ
    • 4. John POYNTZ
    • 5. Nicholas POYNTZ
    • 6. Margaret POYNTZ
    • 7. Catherine POYNTZ
    • 8. Elizabeth POYNTZ
    • 9. Humphrey POYNTZ
    • 10. Juliana POYNTZ
  • 'Married 2: Joan ?
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/POYNTZ.htm#Robert POYNTZ (Sir Knight)1
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Sir Robert Poyntz of Iron Acton, Sheriff of Gloucestershire's Timeline

1434
1434
Langley, Devon, , England
1450
1450
Iron Action, Gloucestershire, England
1469
1469
Age 19
Sheriff, Gloucestershire, England
1470
1470
Age 20
Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire, UK
1475
1475
Age 25
Bristol, UK
1480
1480
Age 30
Iron Action, Gloucestershire, England
1480
Age 30
1482
1482
Age 32
Iron Acton,Gloucestershire,England
1484
1484
Age 34
Aderly, Gloucester County, England
1486
1486
Age 36
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