Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Poynings, Sir Edwardlocked

  • Steven G. Ellis


Poynings, Sir Edward (1459–1521), administrator, soldier, and diplomat, was born in the autumn of 1459, probably at his father's house in Southwark.

Poynings was the only son of Robert Poynings (c. 1419–1461) [see under Poynings, Michael] and his wife, Elizabeth Paston (1429?–1487/8)...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

S. T. Bindoff, ed., , 3 vols. (1982)
J. S. Brewer, J. Gairdner, & R. H. Brodie, eds., , 23 vols. in 38 (1862–1932); repr. (1965)
Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)