Colville of Yorkshire, England
Sir Robert de Colville [a] b abt 1306, of Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England. He md Elizabeth Conyers abt 1328, daughter of Sir John Conyers. She was b abt 1312.
Child of Robert de Colville and Elizabeth Conyers was:
Sir William Colville, b abt 1332, Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, d 1380. He md  Joan de Fauconberg 1356-57, daughter of Sir John de Fauconberg and Eve Bulmer. He md  Joan de St. Quentin.
Child of John de Colville and Alice Darcy was:
a. The Complete Peerage does not specifically address this branch of the Colville family, but mentions one Robert de Colville, whose descendant, Sir John de Colville died s.p., when his aunts, Isabel, wife of John de Wandesford, and Joan, wife of Sir William Mauleverer, were found to be his heirs. Also mentioned is that this Robert de Colville was a son of one Philip de Coleville of Thimbleby and Sigston, Yorkshire. Thus, it would appear that while the exact generational connection to Robert de Colville, first shown in the pedigree above, is not certain, he was a descendant of Philip de Colville. Philip de Colville, who died bef 1270, married Engelise Ingeram, a daughter Robert Ingeram of Ingleby, Arncliffe, and Dale, Yorkshire. Information posted on soc.genealogy.medieval by Brice Clagget shows that Robert de Colville, first of the line above, was son of another Sir Robert de Colville, son of William de Colville, son of Philip de Colville, son of William de Colville, son of Philip de Colville who married Engelisa Ingram. No wives for these previous generations are mentioned, thus, only Sir Robert who married Elizabeth Conyers is included here, which is one generation previous to that which is covered by Ancestral Roots.
b. Along with Sir John Fauconberg, Ralph Hastings, and John FitzRandolf, and others, he was involved in the insurrection against Henry IV in 1405, for which they were beheaded on 20 July at Durham. It is the belief of some contemporary researchers that his wife, Alice Darcy, did not, as has long been believed, suffer the same fate as her husband, citing that this was likely a misinterpretation of the account of his death.
CP Vol III, Vol V; AR: Line 208[32-34]; SGM: Brice Clagget [ref: Yorkshire Arch. Journal].
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