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Margaret (Stanley) Poyntz (abt. 1545 - abt. 1586)

Lady Margaret Poyntz formerly Stanley aka Jermyn, Germin
Born about in Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] (to before 1577) [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1575 [location unknown]
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 26 Nov 2013
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Margaret Stanley was daughter of Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby [1] [2]and his third wife, Margaret Barlow.[3]

She married John Jermyn, [3]eldest son and heir of Sir Ambrose Jermyn and his wife, Anne Heveningham. They had no children. [1] John pre-deceased his father, dying before 1577 the date of father's will in which John was not mentioned.[4]

After John's death Margaret became the second wife of Nicholas Poyntz, [3]son of Nicholas Poyntz and his wife, Joan Berkeley.[2]

Children of Lady Margaret Stanley and Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Edward Poyntz b. c 1575, d. 5 Oct 1613
Hugh Poyntz b. c 1579, d. 1 Mar 1604/5
Robert Poyntz b. c 1581

Margaret died in 1585 [2][3] or 1586. [5]

Research note

Unsure of the mother, will need more research.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Visitation of Suffolk Page 199: Jermyn
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Visitation of Gloucestershire Page 135: Poyntz
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Wikipedia: Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby
  4. Will of Sir Ambrose Jermyn of Rushbrooke, Suffolk.
  5. Lady Margaret Stanley Cites: Townend, Peter. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 18th edition. 3 volumes. London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1965-1972


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Stanley-8607 and Stanley-2917 appear to represent the same person because: Vis Gloucester makes these the same person
posted by C. Mackinnon

Margaret is 23 degrees from Ludwig Kraayenbrink, 4 degrees from Henry VIII of England and 23 degrees from Ferdinand von Zeppelin on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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