- Born: Ouilly-Basset, Normandy
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: After 1088, Colston Bassett, Notthinghamshire, England
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 983
At the time of the Domesday Survey, Thurstan (or Thurstine, as he is more commonly written), a Norman, held five hides of land in Draiton, in co. Stafford. Which Thurstine, it is said came into England with the Conqueror; and was the paternal ancestor of the several families of the name Basset in England.
~Bank's, The Dormant and Extinct Baronage of England, p. 232
• Background Information. 740
Thurstine de Basset, Norman who accompanied William the Conqueror, as his grand-falconer, to England, and whose name appears on the Roll of Battle Abbey.
~Burke's Landed Gentry, p. 68