~1165, Thomas born in England, s/o 94555976. Thomas Basset & 94555977. Alice de Dunstanville.
~1180, Philippa born in England, d/o §§William de Malbank of Nantwich, Cheshire.
1186, Thomas’ father died, his brother Gilbert succeeding.
7/6/1189, Richard I succeeded Henry II as King of England.
2/1192, Letter commanding Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, to impose spiritual penalties against Count John of Mortain … those immediately subject to excommunication … [3 bishops] William Marhal, … Hugh Bardulf … Gerard de Camville, the earl of Salisbury, … Gilbert Basset, Thomas Basset, … (S) English Episcopal Acta, Karn, 2006, P211.
4/25/1194, Walter de Dunstaville married Ursula, one of the daughters of Reginald, earl of Cornwall, and Richard I, at his request, gave Coliton and Whitford to Walter’s nephew, Thomas Basset, s/o Thomas Basset and Alice de Dunstanvil. (S) Rpt&Trans, Devonshire, V29, 1897, P467. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V10, 1888, P112.
9/1197, Confederation between Richard of England and Baldwin, count of Flanders and Hainaut, against Philip, king of England. … Thomas Basset … The above witnesses were sworn in Normandy, before the king of England and the Count of Flanders … (S) Life of Philippe Auguste, Rigord, 1826.
1197-8, … Witnesses:- Sirs Thomas Basset, William de Uffinton, Thomas de Berghfeld, William Banastre of Silamested. (s) UKNA.
5/27/1199, John crowned king of England.
1199, King John confirmed the grant made by King R.I to Thomas in 1194.
1/19/1200, King John to Sir Thomas Basset [likely a confirmation of the 1194 grant.] (S) Rpt. of Royal Comm. On Hist. Manu’s, Iss9, 1883, P404.
[––Thomas & Philippa––]
~1200, Thomas married Philippa.
1201, Thomas constituted governor of Oxford castle.
1202, Thomas heir to older brother Gilbert.
8/2/1203, Thomas succeeded as lord of Hedenden, at the service of 1 knight’s fee and £20 yearly.
1204, Thomas appointed sheriff of Oxford, with Richard le Turri as his undersheriff. [Thomas would serve until 1216.]
1204, Thomas granted the manor of Hedendon, Oxon, in fee farm. (S) Extinct Baronage, Banks, 1807, P23.
1205, Thomas Basset of Headington, Oxford, given wardship of Henry de Beaumont, age 12, for 500 marks [who he married to his daughter Philippa.] (S) Beaumont Crusaders and Campaigners, Zouche, 2019, P38.
1205, Thomas Basset to deliver the castle of Deddington to Guy de Dyve. (S) Notices of the Parish of Deddington, Marshall, 1879, P7.
1205, Waleran de Newburgh, Earl of Warwick, died; Thomas placed in charge of all his lands. Thomas purchased the wardship and marriage of the heir, Henry de Newburgh, earl of Warwick, for 500 marks. (S) The Lady in Medieval England, Coss, 2000, P121.
1206, A trial before Thomas, sheriff of Oxon, and a jury of 12 men of Yarnton to declare whether 2 carucates belonged to the Lay Fee of Thomas de St. Wallery. (S) Oxford Hist. Soc., V24, 1893, P207.
1207, Thomas appointed Robert de Armory as his undersheriff. (S) Deanery of Bicester, Oxon, V8, 1894, P5.
1208, King John grante a fair to Sir Thomas Basset, to be held for 7 days at Colyton. (S) Journal – Bath and West Counties, V12, 1864, P265.
1212, Thomas stood firmly with King John while under the Pope’s interdict.
1213-20, Grant by William, the prior, and the canons of Blakemore. … Witnesses:- Sir Fulk Basset, provost of Beverley, Sir John de Sanford, Sir Thomas Basset, and Sir Warin, brothers, Sir Adam de Periton, …, Gilbert de Sanford. (S) UKNA.
6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, Thomas with King John as he was forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.
1216, Letters patent for the delivery of Warwick castle to the earl of Warwick and Thomas Basset. (S) UKNA.
1216, Thomas served a fourth of a year as sheriff of Oxfordshire; replaced by Ralph de Normanville.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
6/2/1217, Thomas Basset a pledge for Henry de Brikebec of Somerset. (S) FRsHIII.
1218, Thomas, Sheriff of Oxon and Berks.
1218, Thomas assessed £42 10s in Headington, and £20 for the fee farm in the said Honor. (S) 3 Oxford Parishes, Stapleton, 1893, P9.
1220, Thomas, lord of Headington, Oxford and Colynton and Whitford, co. Devon died. (S) Pipe Roll Society, V10, 1888, P108.
5/19/1220, To the sheriff of Oxfordshire. Henry, earl of Warwick, for himself and Phillippa, his wife, and Reginald de Vautorte, for himself and Joan, his wife, and Alice, sister of Phillippa and Joan, have performed homage for the lands in his bailiwick formerly of Thomas Basset, whose heirs are Phillippa, Joan and Alice. (S) FRsHIII. [5/1/1220, Rendering relief of £100 or a greater in Devon and Berkshire.]
1220, Philippa, widow of Thomas, confirmed a deed by Thomas to Wombridge priory. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Vs1-2, Eyton, 1854, P284.
1241-45, Henry, earl of Warick, and Philippa his wife, and Reginald de Valletort, and Joan his wife, and Dame Alice Basset, the heirs of Thomas Basset, mentioning Philippa Maubane, relect of the said Thomas Basset, … witness Sir Alan Basset … (S) Rpt. of Royal Comm. On Hist. Manu’s, Iss9, 1883, P404.
(S) Three Oxfordshire Parishes, Stapleton, 1893, P9. (S) Church of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, Weare, 1840, P41. (S) Oxforshire: Lords Lieutenant, Davenport, P24.
Children of Thomas and Philippa:
i. Philippa Basset, born ~1201 in England.
Philippa married Henry de Beaumont, earl of Warwick.
10/10/1229, Henry died.
By 11/4/1229, Philippa married 2nd Richard Siward.
1242, Philippa’s marriage to Richard annulled.
1250, IPM of Philip Mimekan. Oxford: Hedindon, … ½ hide of Philippa countess of Warwick, from which she receives 12s. yearly. (S) CIsPM.
1265, Philippa died, her heirs the descendents of her paternal uncle Alan Basset.
iii. Alice Basset (19989519), born ~1203 in England.
ii. Joan Basset, born (47281163) ~1206 in England.