POYNAUNT, Robert, of Salisbury, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993
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May 1421

Family and Education

Offices Held

Reeve, Salisbury 1 Nov. 1416-17; mayor 1418-19.1


Little else is known of Poynaunt save that he contributed £1 towards the city of Salisbury’s share of a parliamentary subsidy levied in 1417, and 10s.to one raised in 1427; and in October 1419 he was named an executor of the will of John Milbourne, nephew and esquire of John Chitterne, archdeacon of Salisbury.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly


  • 1. Salisbury RO, ‘Domesday bk.’ 3, ff. 27, 38; Wilts. Arch. Mag. xxxvi. 380.
  • 2. Salisbury RO, ledger bk. ff. A, 60, 68; Reg. Chichele ii. 177-8.