William Conyers, 1st Baron Conyers
Conyers was a son of Sir John Conyers of Hornby and Lady Alice Neville, daughter of William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent. His first wife was Mary le Scrope, daughter of Sir John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton. His second wife was Lady Anne Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 3rd Earl of Westmorland. He rebuilt Hornby Castle in Swaledale, Yorkshire, which the Conyers had inherited.
He served the king on several military expeditions to Scotland and also fought at the Battle of Flodden in 1513.
- http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/cc4aq/conyers02.htm (must be a subscriber of this service)
- Lundy, Darryl (20 February 2011). "William Conyers, 1st Lord Conyers". The Peerage.com. p. 2928 § 29279.[unreliable source?]
- Hicks 2004.
- Hicks, Michael (2004). "Bigod, Sir Francis (1507–1537)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/2375. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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