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Basset 1: Basset of Drayton, Basset of Sapcote, Basset of Welden, Basset of Wycombe
NB. The contents of this page require verification and may be incorrect in some places.
Bathel or Basset of Ouilly Basset in Normandy b c870
1. ?? of Ouilly Basset b c915
A. Osmond de Centeville b c960
i. Foulque de Aulney b c1005
a. Osmund Basset b c1042, d after 1056
1 Richard Basset
A Gilbert Basset b c1090
m. 1113 Edith de Oilly b c1094, d after 1165
i Joan Basset
m before 1150 Aubrey/Alberic I de Mello, Count of Dammartin b 1110, d 1183
ii+ other issue - Sir Gilbert, Thomas
b. Thurston Basset of Drayton b c1050, 5th son
1 Ralph Basset, Justiciar of England b c1076, d 1120
m c1101 Alice b c1080
A Thomas Basset 'of Headington' b c1099, d c1182
m Alice de Dunstanville dau of Alan de Dunstanville
i Gilbert Basset b c1154, d 1207
m Egeline Courtenay dau of Renauld de Courtenay, Sn de Courtenay
a Eustachia Basset b c1176, d 1215
m1. Thomas de Vernon
m2. Richard de Camville
b Lucy Basset
m. Sir Walter de Vere of Drayton
ii Alan Basset, lord of Wycombe d 1233
m. Aline or Aliva de Gai dau of Philip de Gai
a Sir Philip Basset of Wycombe d 29.10.1271
m Hawise de Louvaine dau of Matthew de Louvaine
1 Aline or Aliva Basset
m. by 1260 Sir Hugh le Despenser b by 1223, d 04.08.1265, Justiciar
b Aline or Aliva Basset
m1. Drew de Montacute b c1185, dvp c1216
m2. "between 1219 and 1224" Richard Talbot d before 13.04.1234
c Katherine? Basset probably of this generation
m. before 08.1216 John Lovel of Minster Lovel & Dockinges d by 1252
iii Thomas Basset, lord of Headington b 1157, d 1220
m. 1177 Philippa Malbank b 1158, d 1225, dau of William de Malbank 'of Nantwich'
a Mabel Alice Basset b c1184, d 1263
m. 1204 William Malet of Curry Malet b c1172, d 1217
b Alice Basset probably of this generation
m. John Biset of Combe Biset & East Bridgeford
1 Ella Biset coheir
m. Sir John de Watton of Rokeburne a 1241
iv Isabella Basset probably of this generation
m. Guy de Croun of Burton
B Richard Basset, Justiciar of England b c1102, d 1144
m. c1126 Matilda de Ridel b c1097, d 1139, dau of Geoffrey de Ridel, Count of Blaye, Justiciar of England
i Geoffrey de Ridel b c1128, d 21.08.1189
m1. ??
a Geoffrey de Ridel of Blaye possibly 'The Troubadour'
b Richard Basset of Welden
1 Ralph Basset of Welden d before 1257
A Ralph Basset of Welden or Weldon d 1257/8
m2. ??
c Hugh de Ridel
ii Ralph Basset of Drayton Basset b c1131, d 1160
m. c1154 Alice b c1135
a Ralph Basset of Drayton Basset b c1160, d 1211
m. c1185 Isabell b c1165
1 Ralph Basset of Drayton Basset b c1189, d before 1261
A Ralph Basset, ' Lord of Drayton' b 1227, d Evesham 04.08.1265
m. Margaret de Someri dau of Roger de Someri, Baron of Dudley
iii William Basset of Sapcote, Sheriff of Warwick and Leicestershire b c1134, d 1185
a Simon Basset of Sapcote
m. c1195 ?? Avenel dau of William Avenel of Haddon
1 Ralph Basset of Sapcote, Sheriff of Lincolnshire d Evesham 04.08.1265
A Ralph Basset of Sapcote d c1282
m1. ??
m2. 1231 Milicent dau of Robert de Chaucome of Chalcombe by Julian
b Ralph Basset
This connection is suggested by Visitation Staffordshire, 1583, Bassett de Sapecott, Cheadle, Blore, Grendon et Fledborough although the position is confused by that Visitation's omission of some generations in the Sapcote line.
c Emma Basset probably of this generation
m. Sir Robert de Grendon of Grendon and Shenston a 1265
iv+ other issue - Richard b c1132, Sibel b 1135, Jordan of Blaye b c1135, Phillip b c1136
C Osmund Basset of Oakley and Ipsden b c1104
m. Basilia widow of Luvet de Brai
D Thurstine Basset of Colston b c1106
m. c1131 Eustacia b c1111
i Richard Basset of Wallingford b c1132
a Thurston Basset of Wallingford b c1156, d c1222
The following comes from VCH Berkshire, vol 4, Letcombe Basset.
1 Isabel Basset b c1176, d 1224
m. c1190 Robert Mauduit b c1172, d 06.1221/2
2 Joan Basset
m. Robert de Burnebu
3 Alice Basset
m. John le Brun
4 Egeline Basset
m. Richard Burdun
5 Lawrencia Basset
m. Ralph de Wedon
6 Maud Basset
m. Bartholomew de Rakinton
E Gilbert Thurstine Basset of Little Rissington b c1108 had issue
Gilbert's wife is identified in BLG1952 Basset formerly of Tehidy as ...
m. Alice de Dunstanville dau of Geoffrey de Dunstanville of Tehidy
i Thomas Basset, Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire a 1164, judge
F+ other issue - Nicholas b c1110, William b c1114
c.+ other issue - Robert d'Ouyilli, William de Lisors, Foulque II de Aulney
ii.+ other issue - daughter, Osmund

Main sources: BE1883 Basset - various, various web sites
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