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Saturday, June 2, 2012

G27: 67547552. Vere-Basset

67547552. Walter de Vere & 67547553. Lucy Basset

~1170, Walter born in England, s/o 135095104. Henry de Vere.

~1180, Lucy born in England, d/o §Richard Basset of Weldon.

11/3/1189, Richard I crowned king of England.

Walter married Lucy, niece of Alan Basset, who granted Pytchley.

Walter assumed the name “Drayton”.

1194-5, Walter de Drayton held half a fee in Northants. (S) Hist. of the County of Northampton, V3, 1930.

5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.

1210-11, Walter died.

(S) Genealogical Memoirs of the Extinct Family of Chester of Chicheley, V1, Waters, 1878, P47.

Family notes:

·         Undated Charters: “I Walter Fitz-Henry Fitz-Robert have granted to William my paternal uncle Twynwell and Addington as my grandfather Robert held them on the day of his death.” … “I William Fitz-Robert Fitz-Aubrey have granted to Robert de Vere my nephew Twynwell and Addington, which I hold by the grant Walter de Drayton.”

·         Walter de Vere, Knt., founded Lowick church in Northamptonshire. (S) Gentleman’s Magazine, V211, P169.

·         Walter de Drayton’s arms: Argent a Cross engrailed Gules. (S) Heraldry, Pagentry and Social Display in Medieval England, Coss, 2002, P51.

·         Another prominent contemporary was Walter de Vere, knight, of Lincolnshire, s/o Adam de Gousla. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, 1916, P61.

Child of Walter and Lucy:

i. Henry de Drayton (33773776), born ~1200 in England.