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Saturday, March 31, 2012
G26: 47280144 Basset
47280144. Richard Basset
By 1228, Richard born in England, s/o 94560288. Ralph Basset.
1255, Richard Basset and Henry de la Wade were pledges for
Walter de Grey, knight. (S) Publications of the Selden Society, V13, 1899,
P203. [Richard’s son married Henry’s daughter.] Bef. 2/17/1258, Richard’s father died; Richard his son and hier
age 30 and more.
3/28/1258, Richard did homage for his lands.
10/20/1260, Richard Basset of Weldon given the serjeanty of
4/11/1261, IPM of William le Bretun alias le Breton. Blatherwik
town, capital messuage and one carcuate of land held of Richard Basset of
Welledon by service of ¼ knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.
4/13/1266, Safe conduct … for Richard Basset of Waledon coming
to the king’s court, staying there and returning. (S) CPRs.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1275, Sir Richard Basset of Weldon held the manor of
Woodnewton, co. Northampton.
1276, Ralph Basset [his son] held Colston Basset of fee under
Richard Basset of Weldon. (S) A Topographical History of Nottinghamshire,
Curtis, 1844, P70.
Bef. 7/1/1276, Richard 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.]
(S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1834, P255. (S)
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch.
Soc., V4, 1878, P26.