War and Roses 1470: The Kingmaker
Lord of Hornby Castle & Sheriff of Yorkshire
+1 bonus to any Courage or
Commands 3 contingents of Lancashire militia, 2 contingents of men-at-arms, 1 contingent of archers, and Sir Archibald Watt, a fiery Scottish knight, wears his livery.
Sir John Conyers of Hornby is 54 years old at the beginning of War & Roses in 1470. In his youth he fought in France from 1434-1439. He returned to France ten years later and fought at Rouen and Formigny in 1449 and 1450. In the War of the Roses thus far, Lord Conyers has fought at Northampton in 1460 for the House of York and the Battle of Towton in 1461 for the House of Lancaster.
Lord Hornby fought at the Battle of Hexham in the year 1464 and at Edgecote Moor in 1469 for the Lancastrians and their Neville allies. Lord Conyers eldest son and heir, John, was killed in single combat at Edgecote Moor in 1469 by Baron Cheney. Sir John was slightly wounded himself in the same melee and Sir Matthew Redman of his personal retinue was cut down by Sir Walter Devereux in a fearsome charge on foot. He is a Lancastrian Well Wisher and is known to be Courageous. Lord Conyers is married to Lady Alice Conyers.