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Monday, June 28, 2010

Sir Warin de Bassingburn

2495332. Sir Warin de Bassingburn

~1280, Warin de Bassyngbourn born in Cambridgeshire, England, s/o 4990664. Edmund de Bassingbourn.

5/10/1299, Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Warin son of Edmund de Bassingburn, going beyond seas on the service of Hugh Bardolf. (S) CPRs.

1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland.

10/1301, Warin in the king’s service. (S) CCRs, 5/11/1302.

By 1302, Warin heir to his father holding the manor of Bassingbourn.

5/11/1302, Order not to put Warin de Bassingburn in default for not appearing on Wednesday after St. Denis at the assize of novel disseisin arramed against him … he was in the king's service by his order on that day. (S) CCRs.

11/7/1305, Warin de Bassingbourne 1 of 10 men ordered arrested for participating in tournaments within a 5 mile radius of Cambridge. (S) CCRs.

6/6/1307, Pardon to  Warin de Bassingburne, of £60 of the debts of Warin de Bassingburne his grandfather, whose heir he is. (S) CPRs.

1309, Warin fil’ Edmund de Bassingburne v. William de Fundenhale and Editha his wife in Bassinburne. (S) Pedes Finium; Relating to the Co. of Cambridge, Rye, 1891, P74.

1/16/1310, Warin de Bassingburn suing Simon de Segrave about  the taking and detaining of the said Warin's beasts. (S) CCRs.

8/4/1313, Warin de Bassingburn acknowledges that he owes to … executors of the will of William de Blyburgh, 9 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Huntingdon. (S) CCRs.

By 1316, Warin knighted.

4/13/1322, Protection, with caluse volumus, for 1 year, for … Warin de Bassyngbourne. (S) CPRs.

1322, “Joan, the widow of John de Burwey complains that Warren de Bassingbourn and his companions …, who said they were with the king, at Warren’s procurement came to John de Burwey's house in Steeple Morden, and lay in wait for him night and day until they found him, and then beat and wounded him until he was dead. They still threaten her and her household with death, if she should sue against them … through the power which Warren has from Bartholomew de Baddesmere, from whom he has £20 a year and his robes. She states that Warren also brought Bartholomew de Badlesmere [...] with 300 armed men, against the king's prohibition, out of Essex over the Thames to Kent as far as Malling [...].” (S) UKNA.

~1322, “Petitioners: Warin (Warren) de Bassyngbourn (Bassingbourn), knight … Warin de Bassyngbourn states that the Templars held various tofts, lands, meadows and rents in his fee at Blyborough, as has been found by inquisition, but that the Earl of Lancaster and John de Moubray wrongly took them from him.” (S) UKNA.

7/17/1323, Protection with clause volumus … Warin de Bassyngburn, for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

[During this time King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos in Aquitaine.]

2/6/1332, Commitment during pleasure to Warin de Bassyngburn of the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon and the castle of Cambridge, so that he answer at the Exchequer as other sheriffs and keepers. (S) CFRs. [Rescinded 9/13/1332.]

8/3/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer to … Warin de Bassyngbourn touching the murder of William de Burgh … (S) CPRs.

9/26/1334, Commission of oyer and terminer to … Warin de Bassyngbourne … (S) CPRs.

~1334, Warin [possibly] murdered.

(S) Bassingbourn, A Hist. of the Co. of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: V8, 1982, pp. 12-30.

Family notes:

·         According to multiple researchers this family is quite complicated due to intermarriages, and repetition of names in various branches at nearby locations especially those of Wimpole.

·         1323, Another ‘Warin de Bassyngburn’, of Wynpol and Armington, county Cambridge, died, leaving a full-age son named Warin.

·         Rosamund Hoo: The tenement called Gannocks had been settled by Rosamond de Hoo (living in 1316) upon Warin de Bassingbourn of Wimpole during her life with reversion to her own son Robert de Bassingbourn. (S)Parishes: Sandon, A Hist. of the Co. of Hertford: V3, 1912, pp. 270-276. [Seems to indicate she was not this Warin’s wife.]

Child of Warren and ?:

i. Warin de Bassyngbourn, born ~1303 in England.

3/12/1344, Warin de Bassyngbourn the escheator in the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon. (S) CFRs.

Warin died.

Child: 7/28/1348, Order to escheators in Cambridge and Huntingdon, Warin de Bassyngbourn held in his demesne as of fee the manor pf Abyngton … that Warin, his son, is his next heir and of full age, … (S) CFRs. [Also in Wilts.]

ii. John Bassingbourne (1247666), born 1308 in England. [3rd son]