~1190, John born in England.
~1193, Alice born in England, d/o 47277988. Lord Alan Basset & 47277989. Alice de Gray.
10/19/1216, Henry III, age 9, succeeded John as King of England.
1228, Matilda daughter of Robert sued John de Samford for the manor of Wyford, into which John had no ingress except through Roger de Samford, to whom Robert, father of Matilda, who’s heir she is, had demised it for a term now expired. (S) Coll’s for a Hist. of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P66.
By 1230, Gilbert Basset [Alice’s brother] presented a canon to conduct services in memory of his nephew Alan de Samford, witnessed by John de Samford, Fulk, Thomas and Warin Basset [brothers of Alice.]
[Undated], John, a knight, witnessed 3 charters between Alan Basset (47277988) and the Ramet family.
[Undated] John a patron of the priory of Blackmore, Essex.
1231, John died holding lands in Essex and Hertfordshire. (S) FRsHIII.
(S) Bassets of High Wycombe, Stewart-Parker, King’s College, Thesis, 2013. (S) Baronia Anglica, V2, Banks, 1843, P131.
Children of John and Alice:
i. Alan de Samford, born ? in Essex, England.
By 1230, Alan died, buried at Blackmore with his ancestors.
ii. Gilbert de Sampford (47279566), born 1212 in Essex, England.
10/23/1231, Gilbert de Sampford has made fine with the king by 40 m. for his relief of the lands formerly of John de Sampford, his father, whose heir he is, which fall to him by inheritance. (S) FRsHIII.
iii. Alina de Samford, born ? in England.
Alina married Henry of Bath, a royal justice. [Sons Fulk and John.]
1251, Henry charged with corruption …
Alina married 2nd Nicholas de Yattingden, a royal justice.
1274, Alina died, her executor Queen Eleanor.
iv. Roger de Samford, born ? in Essex, England.
Sir Roger witnessed 24 charters of his uncle Philip Basset (23638994) as a member of Philip’s household.
v. Nicholas de Samford, born ? in Essex, England.
9/3/1233, Nicholas recovered lost lands.
Sir Nicholas witnessed 11 charters of his uncle Philip Basset (23638994).
1/1252, Nicholas died. [His death noted by Matthew Paris because of outstanding integrity.]
vi. Cecilia de Samford, born ? in Essex, England.
vii. Lawrence de Samford, born ? in Essex, England.
1229-59, A grant of Ranulph of Lanesend to Fulk Basset … witnesses Lord Philip Basset, Lawrence de Samford, knights …
1232-61, Walter Pynel grants to Philip Basset … witnesses … Roger de Samford, Lawrence de Samford …
1260-61, Charter whereby Lawrence de Samford gives to Philip Basset the whole manor of Leckwith, Glamorgan.
1261, Lawrence died, his wife Hawise his executor.