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Elizabeth (Aton) Conyers

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Elizabeth Conyers formerly Aton
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Elizabeth Aton was a descendant of Hugh le Bigod, John de Lacy and other Magna Carta surety barons


Elizabeth de Aton, youngest daughter and co-heiress of William de Aton, Knight, 2nd Lord Aton, by Isabel de Percy, married before 1365 William Playce, Knight, son and heir of Thomas Playce, Knight by Sir Joan de Syggeston.[1]

Her husband William Playce died before 4 Feb 1370/1. Elizabeth married second John de Conyers, Knight, of Sockburn, Durham, 2nd son of Roger de Conyers. John died shortly before 6 March 1395/6.[1]

Elizabeth left a will dated 25 April 1402 and proved 1 May 1402, requesting burial in the church of Friars Minor, York.[1]


Elizabeth and her first husband William had one son[1]
  • William Playce
Elizabeth and her 2nd husband John had one son[1]
  • Robert de Conyers, Esq., married Isabel Pert
Note: Christopher Conyers is not recognized by Douglas Richardson as a child of Elizabeth.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 2nd edition, 4 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2011), Vol IV, p 146 SURTEES #9 Elizabeth de Aton
  • Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: 2013), Vol. V. page 95.
  • Elizabeth de Aton, "Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors and Cousins" (website, compiled by Mr. Marlyn Lewis, Portland, OR; accessed September 29, 2015)

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On 8 Feb 2018 at 06:08 GMT Anonymous (Holland) Carroll wrote:

Richardson, Douglas. Royal Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, in 5 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013), Vol. I. page 571.

Thank you!

On 19 Aug 2015 at 16:50 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:

De Anton-1 and Aton-23 appear to represent the same person because: De_Anton1- needs to be corrected to Aton as the surname. they have the name, same parents etc.

On 12 Jun 2015 at 05:04 GMT RJ Horace wrote:

De Anton-1 and Anton-17 appear to represent the same person because: Please change LNAB to Aton when merging

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