Egeline de Courtenay
- Marriage: Sir Gilbert Basset Knight 855,856
- Buried: Bicester Priory, Bicester 855
Egeline de Courtenay, the wife of Gilbert Basset, Baron of heddington, by whom she had a son, Thomas, who died young, and a daughter, Eustachia, who married Richard de Camvil, by whom she had one daughter, Idonea, who married William Longspee, Earl of Salisbury, and natural son of Henry II by Rosmond Clifford.
~Collin's Peerage of England, Vol. VI, p. 238 900
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 855
Egeline de Courteny succeeded her husband, Gilbert Basset, to much of his property. It is recorded in the Testa de Nevil, "Egeline de Courteny holds of the lord the king's gift and her land in Burncester is worth LV£." She died in 1213 and was buried in the cemetery of the Priory, which she helped found. Her only daughter, Eustace, became the wife of, first Thomas de Verdon, Lord of hethe manor and, second, Richard de Camville, Lord of Middleton manor.
~Deanery of Bicester, Part II, History of Bicester, its town and Priory, p.2
Egeline married Sir Gilbert Basset Knight, son of Thomas Basset Sheriff of Oxford and Adeliza de Dunstainville 855.,856 (Sir Gilbert Basset Knight was born in 1179 and died in 1203 in France.)