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Families covered: Danby of Farnley (Farneley), Danby of Great Langton, Danby of South Cave, Danby of Thorpe
[Part of this page was originally given within Danby1 but was moved here to faciliate expansion.]

Sir Robert Danby of Thorpe (d 1472, chief justice)
m1. Katherine FitzRalph (dau of Ralph Fitzrandal)
m2. Elizabeth Aslaby (dau/coheir of William Aslaby) the only wife mentioned by the Visitations
1. Sir James Danby of Thorpe and Farnley or Farneley (d 13.03.1496)
  m. Agnes Langton (dau/heir of Sir John Langton of Farnley)
A. Sir Christopher Danby of Farnley & Thorpirrow (d 17.03.1517/8)
  m. (11.1493) Margaret (or Margery or Mary) Scrope (dau of Thomas Scrope, Lord of Massam)
  i. Sir Christopher Danby of Farnley, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 1571)
  m. Elsabeth Nevill (b 1500, dau of Richard (not George) Nevill, Lord Latymer)
  a. Sir Thomas Danby, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 13.09.1590)
  m. Mary Nevill (dau of Raff Nevill, Earl of Westmorland)
(1) Thomas Danby (d 1581)
  m. Elizabeth Wentworth (dau of Thomas Wentworth of Wentworth Wodehouse by Margaret Gascoigne)
  (A) Chrisopher Danby 'of Farnley' 'of Leighton' (d 1624)
  m. Frances Parker (dau of Edward Parker, Lord Morley by Elizabeth Stanley, m2. William Richards)
  (i) Sir Thomas Danby 'of Farnley', Sheriff of Yorkshire (b c1610. a 1625)
  m. Katherine Wandesford (dau of Christopher Wandesford of Kirklington)
(a) Thomas Danby, Mayor of Leeds (d 1667)
  m. Margaret Eure (dau/coheir of William Eure, 6th Lord)
  ((1))+ issue - Thomas (d young), Charlotte (d 1688), Mary
  (b) Christopher Danby (d 1695)
  m. Anne Colepepper (niece of Lord Colepepper)
((1)) Sir Anstrupus Danby (d 1727)
  m. Judith Moon (dau of Abraham Moon of London)
  ((A)) Anstrupus Danby of Swinton, Yorkshire (b 1680)
  m1. (1709) Eliza Ingram (dau of Arhur Ingram, brother of Henry, Lord Irwin)
  ((i)) William Danby of Swinton (b 1712, d 1784)
  m. Margaret Affleck (dau of Gilbert Affleck of Delham)
  ((a)) William Danby of Swinton Park, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 09.07.1752)
  m1. (09.1775) Caroline Seymour (d 20.03.1821, dau of Henry Seymour)
  (((1))) son (d infant)
  m2. (05.01.1822) Anne Holwell Gater (dau of William Gater)
((b)) Mary Danby (b c1750, d 14.01.1833)
  m1. Thomas Lockhart
  m2. (03.09.1778) William, Earl Harcourt (dsp)
((ii)) Anstrupus Danby (3rd son)
  m. Hannah Woolfe
  ((a)) Elizabeth Danby (d unm 1768)
  ((iii))+ other issue (d unm) - Arthur, Jane
  m2. (1720) Battina Eusten (dau of Rev. _ Eusten)
  ((v))+ other issue (dsp) - Juidth, Anne
  (c) Katherine Danby
  m. Henry Best
(ii) Catherine Danby (bur 13.01.1666)
  m. (1629) Sir Francis Armytage, 1st Bart of Kirklees (bur 12.06.1644)
  (2) Richard Danby of South Cave (4th son)
  m. Alice Anne (dau of Martin Anne of Frickley)
  (A) Thomas Danby of South Cave
  (B)+ other issue - William, Gregory, Christopher, Mary
  (3)+ other issue - Henry, Robert
  b. Dorothy Danby
  m. John Nevell of Leversedge (a 1563)
  c. Mary Danby
  m. Sir Edward (Edmund) Malyverer of Woodersom
d. Jone Danby
  m. Roger Meynell (b 1539, son of Robert Meynell)
  e. Margaret Danby
  m. Christopher Hopton of Arneley Hall
  f. Ann Danby
  m. Sir Walter Calverley of Calverley (a 1570)
  g. Elsabeth Danby
  m. Thomas Wentworth of Ashby (son of Sir John of Elmesall)
h. Maudelyn (Magdalen) Danby
  m. Marmaduke Wyvill (son of Christopher of Lytel Burton)
  i. Margery Danby
  m. Crystofer Mallory
  j.+ other issue - Christopher, John, James, Marmaduke, William
  B. Margaret Danby probably of this family of this generation
  m1. Sir James Strangeways of Harsley (d 1521)
  m2. Richard Nevill, 2nd Lord Latymer (b 1468, d 1530)
2. Richard Danby of Crake
  Whilst apparently giving precedence to the view that Richard's wife was Joan, dau of James Rocliff (Baron of the Exchequer), Foster shows that she is sometimes identified as Alice, dau of John Rocliff of Rocliff which is the connection found in the Rocliff records.
  m. Alice Rocliff (dau of Sir John Rocliff)
A. Ralph or Richard Danby of Great Langton
  m1. Margaret Phillipps
  m2. Margaret Swale
  Whilst apparently giving precedence to the view that William & Lancelot were children of Margaret Swale, Foster indicates that some sources show them as children of Margaret Phillipps.
  i. William Danby of Great Langton (a 1585)
  m. Dorothy Egglesfield (dau of Bryan Egglesfield of Hude)
  a. Grace Danby
  m. William Tankard (son of Francis of Pannall)
  ii. Lancelot Danby of Great Langton
  m. Rosamune Kaye
  a.+ issue - Christopher, Ralph, Thomas, Martin, Robert, Maudlin, Susan, Mary, Grace
  m3. Margaret
  m4. Dorothy Weresdale
  m5. Anne Egglesfield (dau of Bryan Egglesfield of Hude)
  iii. Peter Danby of Scotton
  m. Ann Vavasour (dau of John Vavasour)
  iv. Jane Danby
  m. Thomas Pibus of Great Fencott
  v. Mary Danby
  m. Richard Gale of Scruton
  B. Thomas Danby (dsp)
  C. daughter
  m. _ Hall of Leverton

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, Danby of Swinton) with support/input from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Danby), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire. 1584/5+1612, Danby of Thorp Perrow)
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