Thurstan Basset
(-After 1088)


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Thurstan Basset

  • Born: Ouilly-Basset, Normandy
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1088, Colston Bassett, Notthinghamshire, England

bullet  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

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