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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Lord Walter de Vere & Lucy Basset

 67547552. Lord Walter de Vere & 67547553. Lucy Basset

~1160, Walter born in England, s/o 135095104. Henry de Vere.

~1170, Lucy born in England, d/o §§Richard Basset.

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

1194-95, Walter married Lucy, niece of Alan Basset, who granted Pytchley. Walter assumed the name ‘Drayton’.

1194-95, 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.

[Undated] Charter: ‘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.’

1210-11, Walter died.

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

Family notes:

·         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.

Child of Walter and Lucy:

i. Henry de Drayton (33773776), born ~1190 in England.

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