Ralph Basset
Ralph Basset

Sir Ralph Basset Knight
(Abt 1215-1265)


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Margaret de Somery

Sir Ralph Basset Knight

  • Born: Abt 1215, Drayton, Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage: Margaret de Somery 141,901
  • Died: 4 Aug 1265, Evesham, England about age 50 849

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . . , 55:30,
Ralph basset, Baron Basset of Drayton, Staffordshire, married Margaret de Somery. He was the son of Ralph Basset of Drayton, Staffordshire. 160

~A Synopsis of peerage of England, Vol. I, p. 42, Baron by Writ, 1264, Ralph Basset, Summoned to Parliment, 14 Dec 1264 as "Randulphus Basset (de Drayton); Slain 1265 849

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Death : Slain in battle, 4 Aug 1265, Evesham, England. 160

• Background Information. 141
Ralph Basset, son and heir of Ralph Basset of Drayton, Stafford, and of Colston Basset, Notts, was summoned to Parliament, 24 Dec 1264. Ralph married Margaret, daughter of Roger de Somery of Dudley, Worcester by his first wife, to whom Margaret was coheir of Nicole, daughter and coheir of William d'Aubigny, Earl of Arundel.

Ralph died 4 Aug 1265 while fighting at the battle of Evesham against the King. His widow and son were about to retain his estates since Margaret's father had found on the Kings side at the same battle.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, (Basset), Vol. II, p.1

Ralph married Margaret de Somery, daughter of Roger de Somery of Dudley and Nichole d’Aubigny 141.,901 (Margaret de Somery was born about 1229 in Dudley, Worcestershire, England and died after 18 Jun 1293 in England 141,160.)

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