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Ralph Basset

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph Basset and Margaret de Somery); died 31 Dec 1299; was buried , Drayton, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    "Ralph Basset, s. and h. of the above, served in the French and Scottish wars. He suc. his father 4 Aug. 1265. He held lands of Ralph Basset of Weldon 1284/5; he was sum. to attend the King at Shrewsbury, 28 June (1283) 11 Edw. I, and was sum. to Parl. 23 June (1295) 23 Edw. I to 10 Apr. (1299) 27 Edw. I, by writs directed Radulfo Basset de Drayton whereby he is held to have become Basset of Drayton. He m. Hawise. He d. 31 Dec. 1299, and was bur. at Drayton." [Complete Peerage II:2]

    Ralph married Hawise. Hawise died Bef 20 Mar 1317. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Margaret Basset died 17 Mar 1337; was buried , Tysoe, Warwickshire, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph Basset and Isabel); died 4 Aug 1265, Evesham, Worcestershire, England.

    Notes:

    Custos pacis for Shropshire and Staffordshire, 1264.

    "Ralph Basset, s. and h. of Ralph B. of Drayton, co. Stafford, and of Colston Basset, Notts, was sum. to Parl. 24 Dec. (1264) 49 Hen. III, by writ directed Radulfo Basset de Drayton; which writ however, having issued in rebellion, should not create a peerage dignity. He m. Margaret, da. of Roger de Somery, of Dudley, Basset, co. Worcester, by his ist wife (to whom she was da. and coh.), Nicole, da. and eventually coh. of William (d'Aubigny), Earl of Arundel. He d. 4 Aug. 1265, being slain at the battle of Evesham fighting against the King, who, however, continued the estates to his widow and son, as her father had fought for the King at Evesham. His widow m., before 26 Jan. 1270/1, as 2nd wife, Ralph de Cromwell, of Cromwell, Notts, and West Hallam, co. Derby, who d. shortly before 18 Sep. 1289. She took the veil shortly before 18 June 1293." [Complete Peerage II:1-2]

    Ralph married Margaret de Somery. Margaret (daughter of Roger de Somery and Nichole d'Aubigny) died Aft 18 Jun 1293. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Margaret de Somery (daughter of Roger de Somery and Nichole d'Aubigny); died Aft 18 Jun 1293.

    Notes:

    "She took the veil shortly before 18 June 1293." [Complete Peerage II:2]

    Children:
    1. 1. Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England; died 31 Dec 1299; was buried , Drayton, Staffordshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph Basset); died Between 1254 and 1261.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1261
    • Alternate death: Bef 1262

    Notes:

    "He joined the rebel Barons against King John for which his lands were seized, but returning to his fealty, they were restored in 1217. He attended the King at the siege of Bitham Castle 1221, fought in France 1230 and in Brittany 1234. In 1257 he served in Wales." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz]

    Ralph married Isabel. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Isabel
    Children:
    1. 2. Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England; died 4 Aug 1265, Evesham, Worcestershire, England.

  3. 6.  Roger de Somery was born Bef 1209, of Dudley, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph de Somery and Margaret le Gras); died 1272.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 26 Aug 1273
    • Alternate death: Bef 27 Aug 1273

    Notes:

    Fought at Evesham on the King's side, according to the CP entry on his son-in-law Ralph Basset. Earlier, according to The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, he was taken prisoner with the King at the battle of Lewes.

    Roger married Nichole d'Aubigny Bef 22 Nov 1232. Nichole (daughter of William d'Aubigny and Mabel of Chester) was born , of Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, England; died Abt 1240. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Nichole d'Aubigny was born , of Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, England (daughter of William d'Aubigny and Mabel of Chester); died Abt 1240.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 20 Jan 1247

    Notes:

    Also called Colette.

    Children:
    1. Maud de Somery was born , of Dudley, Worcestershire, England; died Bef 1302.
    2. 3. Margaret de Somery died Aft 18 Jun 1293.
    3. Joan de Somery died 1282.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph Basset); died 1211.
    Children:
    1. 4. Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England; died Between 1254 and 1261.

  2. 12.  Ralph de Somery was born , of Dudley, Staffordshire, England (son of John de Somery and Hawise Paynel); died Between 29 Sep 1210 and 29 Sep 1211; was buried Between 1210 and 1211.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 29 Sep 1210
    • Alternate death: 1211

    Notes:

    Note that although Dudley town is in Worcestershire, Dudley Castle was across the county border in Staffordshire.

    Ralph married Margaret le Gras Bef 1194. Margaret (daughter of William le Gras and (Unknown) Marshal) died Aft 14 Jun 1247. [Group Sheet]


  3. 13.  Margaret le Gras (daughter of William le Gras and (Unknown) Marshal); died Aft 14 Jun 1247.

    Notes:

    Also called Margaret Marshal.

    Children:
    1. 6. Roger de Somery was born Bef 1209, of Dudley, Staffordshire, England; died 1272.
    2. Joan de Somery died Aft 1273.

  4. 14.  William d'Aubigny was born Bef 1180 (son of William d'Aubigny and Maud de St. Hilary); died 1 Feb 1221, Cainell, near Rome; was buried , Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Mar 1221, near Rome
    • Alternate death: Bef 30 Mar 1221, Cainell, near Rome

    Notes:

    Earl of Arundel; Earl of Sussex. Chief Butler of England; Privy Councillor; Judge in the King's Court 1198, 1200, 1218. A King's man at Runnymede.

    Went on Crusade in 1218; was present at the siege of Damietta.

    "In the beginning he was one of King John's favourites, but he joined the baronial party opposing the King in 1216 after the sealing of the Magna Carta. According to the Barnwell Chronicle, when the barons met in London in 1216 to plan the division of England among them, they assigned to d'Aubigny the government of Lincolnshire. In 1217 he switched his support back to the young Henry III." [Leo van de Pas]

    From Complete Peerage I:236-38:

    William (d'Aubigny), Earl of Sussex, and Earl of Arundel, s. & h. He was a favorite of King John, whose concession of the Kingdom to the Pope, 15 May 1213, he witnessed, and whom he accompanied to Runnymede, 15 June 1215. (d) When, however, King John abandoned Winchester, 14 June 1216, to Louis (afterwards Louis VIII) of France, he joined that Prince, but (consistently taking the winning side) returned to his allegiance 14 July 1217, after the Royalist victory at Lincoln. Shortly afterwards he acted as Justiciar, the young King, Henry III, having restored to him his forfeited possessions. He m. Mabel, 2nd da. of Hugh (le Meschin, surnamed Kevelioc), Earl of Chester, by Bertrade, da. of Simon, Count of Evreux in Normandy. She, in her issue, was (1232) one of the four coheirs to her br. Ranulph (surnamed Blundeville), Earl of Chester. He embarked in the crusade of 1218, and was at the taking of Damietta in Nov. 12 19, but d. at Cainell, near Rome, ("quoddam oppidulum Kainel nomine") shortly before 30 Mar. 1221 (when the news reached England) and was bur. at Wynmondham Priory.

    (d) His namesake of Belvoir became one of the sureties for the King's observance of Magna Charta as 'William d'Aubigny, Sheriff of Warwick and Leicester.'

    William married Mabel of Chester. [Group Sheet]


  5. 15.  Mabel of Chester (daughter of Hugh of Chester and Bertrade de Montfort).

    Notes:

    Also called Mabel le Meschin.

    Children:
    1. Isabel d'Aubigny died Bef 1240.
    2. 7. Nichole d'Aubigny was born , of Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, England; died Abt 1240.
    3. Maud d'Aubigny died Between 1238 and 1243.
    4. Cecily d'Aubigny died Aft 1260.