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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Baron Richard Basset of Weldon

 47280144. Baron Richard Basset of Weldon

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.]

1258, Richard’s father died; Richard his son and hier age 30 and more. (S) CIsPM.

3/28/1258, Richard did homage for his lands.

10/20/1260, Richard Basset of Weldon given the serjeanty of Bletchingdon.

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.

1264-65, The Barons’ Revolt led by Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester.

8/4/1265, Lord Edward [I] defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.

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 succeeded Henry III as King of England.

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.

1276, Richard died.

Bef. 7/1/1276, IPM of Richard Basset of Weledon. Stafford: Maddele. The manor, … [Ralph] his son, aged 30 and more, is his next heir. Northampton: Weledon. A messuage, 15 virgates land in demesne, 13a. meadow, a water-mill, 6½ virgates land held in villenage, 35s 2d rent of free tenants, £4 6s 2d from 17 cottars, a quarry, 15a. wood in the king's forest &c., held of the king in chief by barony. Weston. A messuage, 76s 10d rent of free tenants, a watermill, 26 virgates land held in villenage &c. held of the said barony. Sutton. 2½ virgates land held in villenage, held of the king in chief by barony. Pitesle. The manor …, rendering 10 marks yearly. Ralph his son, aged 32 and more, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, 1834, P255. (S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy. (S) Transactions of the Leicestershire Arch. Soc., V4, 1878, P26.

Child of Richard and ?:

i. Ralph Basset (23640072), born 1244 in England.

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