Alan de Dunstanville
(-Between 1141/1156)
Thomas [I] Basset of Headington
(-Abt 1180/1182)
Alice de Dunstanville
(-After 1186)
Thomas [II] Basset of Headington


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1. Philippa Malbank

  • Philippa Basset+
  • Joanna Basset
  • Alice Basset+

Thomas [II] Basset of Headington 2 3

  • Marriage (1): Philippa Malbank 1
  • Died: 1220 1

  General Notes:

THOMAS Basset [II] of Headington, Oxfordshire (-1220). "Thomas Bass" granted "manerium meum de Comptun cum terra de Berewic" to "Alano filio meo" by charter dated to [1180/82?], witnessed by "…Waltero de Dunstanvile, Alano de Dunstanvile, Fulcone Basset…Thoma Basset juvene…". Thomas was most likely his parents´ second son, as shown by the order of witness names in the charter dated to [1180/1205] under which [his brother] "Gillebertus Basset" confirmed land at Cowley to "Waltero filio Tostani de Coveleia", witnessed by "Toma Basset, Alano Basset…". "Thom Basset" paid a fine for the marriage of "fil sua fil com de Warwic" in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, dated 1205. Matthew Paris names "...Thomas Basset" among the "consiliarios iniquissimos" of King John.

m PHILIPPA, daughter of WILLIAM FitzHugh Malbank & his wife ---. The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.

Thomas [II] & his wife had three children: Philippa, Joanna and Alice. 1


• Title: Lord Headington; Lord of Colynton and Whitford in Devon. 4

Thomas married Philippa Malbank, daughter of William FitzHugh Malbank and Unknown.1


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

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), X, p. 674, fn (g).

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

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

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