Thomas [I] Basset of Headington
(-Abt 1180/1182)


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1. Alice de Dunstanville

Thomas [I] Basset of Headington 2

  • Marriage (1): Alice de Dunstanville 1
  • Died: Abt 1180-1182 1

  General Notes:

THOMAS Basset [I] of Headington, Oxfordshire (-after [1180/82]). The Red Book of the Exchequer refers to "Thomas Basset" in Oxfordshire in [1171/72].

m ALICE de Dunstanville, daughter of [ALAN de Dunstanville & his wife ---] (-after 1186). Oswald Barron names Alice as daughter of Alan de Dunstanville and records her marriage to Thomas Basset, but does not cite the corresponding primary source. Her parentage is confirmed by a charter dated 20 Mar 1200 under which King John confirmed the grant of "manerium de Scaudeford", which "fuit Walteri de Dunestanvill avunculi sui, sic jus et liberum maritagium Aelic matris ipsius Gilberti", to her son "Gilberto Basset".

Thomas [I] & his wife had [four] children: Gilbert, Thomas, Alan and [Isabel]. 1


Occupation: Sheriff of Oxford. 3

Thomas married Alice de Dunstanville, daughter of Alan de Dunstanville and Unknown.1 (Alice de Dunstanville died after 1186 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

2 J. Debrett. W. Owen and L. Davis, Debrett's Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland (1790 Edition) (1790), p. 307.

3 Paul B. McBride, Paul B. McBride's Genealogy.

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