23640072. Ralph Basset & 23640073. Eleanor de la Wade
1244, Ralph born in England, s/o 47280144. Richard Basset, s/o Ralph Basset.
~1250, Eleanor born in Oxfordshire, England, d/o 47280146. Henry de la Wade.
1270, Ralph Basset paid 40s for a freehold of the king in Kerecolston [Colston], Nottinghamshire.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
Bef. 7/1/1276, Ralph’s father died; holding Maddele, Stafford; and Weledon, Weston, Sutton, and Pitesle in Northampton, Ralph age 30 [or 32] and more. (S) CIsPM. [10/28/1276, Another IPM mentions “the barony of Richard Basset of Welledon” (S) CCRs.]
1276, Ralph Basset held Colston Basset of fee under Richard Basset [his father] of Weldon. [Held in 1256 by his grandfather.]
6/25/1276, Ralph did homage for his lands including the barony of Basset [which included a gallows and grant of free warren.]
11/8/1280, Licence for Ralph Basset, of Welledon, after inquisition ad quod damnum … to bring into cultivation his waste place, containing 38 acres, in Welledon, in the forest of Rokingham, and to hold it in fee-simple. (S) CPRs.
1282, Ralph Basset granted a market, fair, and free warren in Colston Basset.
6/28/1283, Radulfo Basset of Welledon summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.
1284, Ralph Basset of Drayton held the manor of Pattingham of Roger de Somery by service, which Roger was holding of Ralph Basset of Weldon. (S) Midland History, V22, 1997.
Bef. 9/4/1287, Ralph of Great Weldon, Northamptonshire, died; Eleanor surviving.
7/3/1292, Grant to William de Engleys … of the custody during the minority of the heir, who was 18 years old at All Saints, 19 Edward I. of land and rent late of Ralph Basset of Weledon, tenant in chief, … after the assignment of dower to Eleanor late the wife of the said Ralph … (S) CPRs.
1293,The jury present that Ralph Basset of Weledon held the manor of Maddelein capite of the King, and it was worth £40 a year; and Richard son and heir of the said Ralph is under age and in ward to Alianora Basset. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, V6, 1885.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P45. (S) A Topographical History of Nottinghamshire, Curtis, 1844, P70.
Children of Ralph and Eleanor:
i. Richard Basset (11820036), born 11/1/1273 in England.
ii. Henry Basset, born ? in England.