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  • ID: I343
  • Name: Christopher 11 BOYNTON Sir
  • Surname: Boynton
  • Given Name: Christopher 11
  • Suffix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1405 in Sedbury, Yorkshire, England
  • Death: 1451
  • Reference Number: 343
  • _UID: 3F4BE9DCE565D611A0EBC0395DC100002208
  • Note:
    ! Of Liberty of Richmond
    ! Visit Yorkshire p 299
    ! Yorks Wills II P128
    ! Cokayne IV P 50-54
    ! Irish Pedigree Vol II P 154

    seated at Sudsbury

    Christopher Boynton, Esq. styled "of Sedbury," Lord of Ingleby (144 0) a nd Castle Leavingto n (1440), died 1451, having had estates also in Newton and in the Heslerton region of Wintrin gham Parish, East Riding, Yorkshire (Boynton Fam. xi).

    In 1434 Christopher Boynton, with John and Christipher Conyers, settl ed t he manor of Castl e Leavington on Sir William Bowes, then held by Thomas Blanfront. By 1444 the manor was even tually settled on Christopher Boynton and his wife Joan and their issue.

    "In February 1440-1 [19 Hen. VI] William Holgill surrendured to Christopher Boynton and his h eirs all right in the manor of Ingleby, which descended with Castle Leavington until 1608" . Ingleby Manor in the North Riding, sometimes given Ingleby Cold, Ingleby Hill and Ingleb y near Yarm, was mentioned in 1086 relative to Acklam and formed part of the Brus fee, its Lo rdship following the descent of Skelton.

    He married (1) Elizabeth Wandesford (Wanford), by whom he had a son, William (following) wh o died without issue. Both spellings of this wife's surname occur, Dugdale's visitation givi ng a "Wandesford of Kirklington" pedigree from one Sir Christopher Wandesford, a knight livin g about 1585 ( Dugda le, Yorks. Visit, 100).

    He was married to Joan Strangeways (daughter of Robert Strangeways and Matilda Cheswyk) abou t 1438. Joan Strangeways was born before 1425 in Durham, England. She died before 1489 in Y arm. Info: The Colonial Genealogis t, Vol. XI Nos. 2-3, 41-42 Issues, "The Yorkshire Backgro und of the Boyntons of Rowley", Robert Joseph Curfman,
    He married (2) about 1438 JOAN STRANGEWAYS, died Yarm 1488/9 "an aged la dy ,"throughout he r widowhood Lady of Castle Leavington (1451) and of When by (1455). Foster calls her Joan an d editors have referred to her consistently as Dame Joan Boynton even when documents in quest ion named her Jane or Jahne.

    She was a daughter of Robert Strangeways of Skelton, and widow of Conan Barton, Lord of Whenb y, who died in 1436, son and heir of John and Chistian (Aske) Barton (Visit. of Yorks, 1563- 4 14; Yorks Deeds YASR 39:2 18 f t; Test. Ebor. 4:13 ft). "The will of Conan's son Richard w as dated 1455. In it he settled the manor Whenby and other lands on his mothe for her lifeti me, 'for the sustentacion and mareyng of his childre'".

    She held the manor of Castle Leavington from 1451 until her death, when her grandson Henry Bo ynton succeeded her, the manor later passing in 1545 through his daughter and heiress to Rich ard, son of Sir Henry Gascoig ne.

    19 Henry VI
    ! The Colonial Genealogist, Vol. XI, No 2-3-, 41-42 Issues
    ! The Yorkshire Background Background of the Boyntons of Rowley, Robert Joseph Curfman,
  • Change Date: 26 Feb 2009 at 14:30:15

    Father: Christopher BOYNTON Sir b: ABT 1370/1375 in Sedbury, Yorkshire, England
    Mother: Elizabeth CONYERS b: ABT 1370 in Ormes by Lincolnshire, England

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jane STRANGEWAYS b: ABT 1420 in Skelton, Yorkshire, England
    • Married: EST 1438 in Yorkshire, England
    1. Has Children Jane BOYNTON b: ABT 1425 in East Hesterton, Yorkshire, England
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth BOYNTON b: ABT 1440 in East Hesterton, Yorkshire, England
    3. Has Children Christoper 111 BOYNTON sir b: ABT 1440 in East Hesterton, Yorkshire, England
    4. Has Children Robert BOYNTON b: ABT 1450 in East Hesterton, Yorkshire, England
    5. Has No Children Margaret BOYNTON b: AFT 1460 in East Hesterton, Yorkshire, England

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth WANDSFORD b: ABT 1415 in Sedbury
    • Married: ABT 1427 in Sedbury,Yorkshire,England
    1. Has No Children William BOYNTON b: EST 1438

    1. Title: "The Colonial Genealogist"
      Author: Curfman, Robert Joseph, FAS/hc, FSO, Associate Editor
      Publication: Vol. XI Nos. 2-3, Massachusetts
      "The Yorkshire Background of the Boyntons of Rowley"

      ABBR "The Colonial Genealogist"
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