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Alan Basset
(-1231)
Alice de Grey
(-Bef 1206)
Matthew de Lovaine
(-Bef 1262)
Muriel
Philip Basset
(-1271)
Hawise de Lovaine
Aline Basset
(Between 1242/1250-Bef 1281)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hugh le Despenser 1st Baron le Despenser

2. Roger Bigod 7th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl Marshal

Aline Basset

  • Born: Between 1242 and 1250 1
  • Marriage (1): Hugh le Despenser 1st Baron le Despenser before 1260 1
  • Marriage (2): Roger Bigod 7th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl Marshal before 29 Oct 1271 1
  • Died: Bef 11 Apr 1281 2

  General Notes:

ALINE Basset ([1242/50]-before 11 Apr 1281). A writ dated 6 Nov "55 Hen III", after the death of "Philip Basset", names "Aline his daughter, wife of Roger Bygod earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, late the wife of Sir Hugh le Despensir, age variously stated as 22 and more, 24 and more, 26 and 30 and more, is the heir". Inquisitions after a writ dated 23 Sep "2 Edw I" following the death of "Hawis de London" name "Sir Payn de Cadurciis her son is her next heir and of full age". Inquisitions after a writ "9 Edw I" following the death of "Aline la Despensere daughter and heir of Philip Basset, alias Aveline countess of Norfolk alias Aline countess Marescall" name "Hugh son of Hugh le Despencer age [...20 in the first week of March last] is next heir".

m firstly (1260 or before) Sir HUGH Le Despencer, son of Sir HUGH Le Despencer & his wife --- (1223 or before-killed in battle Evesham 4 Aug 1265, bur Evesham Abbey).

m secondly (before 29 Oct 1271) as his first wife, ROGER Bigod Earl of Norfolk, of HUGH Bigod & his wife Joan de Stuteville ([1243/46]-6 Dec 1306). 1

  Noted events in her life were:

Inquisition, 6 Nov 1271. 3 807. Philip Basset.

Writ, 6 Nov. 56 Hen. III.

He died on the morrow of SS. Simon and Jude last. Aline his daughter, wife of Roger Bygod earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, late the wife of Sir Hugh le Despensir, age variously stated as 22 and more, 24 and more, 26, and 30 and more, is his heir. Or the said Roger Bygod is the heir by reason of his wife.

Surrey. Inq. (undated and defaced.) Wocking manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of rendering yearly ... of gloves furred with grey at the king's exchequer.

Cambridge. Inq. Monday after St. Martin, 56 Hen. III. Oxecroft manor in Balesham parish (extent given), held of Sir Gilbert Peche by service of one knight, 10s. for the guard of Richemunt (castle), and 18d. to sheriffs' aid; excepting 14 a. arable held of William le Myre rendering 4d. yearly, and 1a. arable of William Gileberd rendering 4d. yearly. Chattels were found in the manor to the value of 20l. 13s. 4d.

Wilts. Extent Wednesday after St. Edmund the Confessor, 56 Hen. III.

Cumpton Basset manor in the hundred of Calne (extent given), held of the king of Almain by (service of) 1 knight's fee.

Berewyk manor (extent given), held of the king for 1 sparrowhawk yearly to be paid at the king's exchequer.

Wilts. Extent, Thursday after St. Edmund the Confessor, 56 Hen. III.

Wotton Basset free manor (extent given), held with its members of the king of Almain by reason of the honour of Wallingford by knight's service.

Brodeton manor (extent given), similarly held of the king of Almain.

Oxford. Extent, Sunday after St. Martin, 56 Hen. III.

Kertlinton manor, held of the king in chief by service of knight's fee.

Elsefeld manor, held, in exchange for a manor of Walter de Morton called Ledred in Soserey (sic), of William de Straford in chief by service of 1 knight.

Karsinton manor, held in exchange from Sir William de Monte Acuto for a manor called Surleber (sic) in Somerset.

Southampton. Inq. Monday after St. Martin, 56 Hen. III. Mapelderwelle manor. 10l. land, held by service of knight's fee, of whom unspecified.

Essex. Extent and Inq. Saturday after St. Katherine, 56 Hen. III. Lammers manor in the hundred of Hengeford (extent given), held of Sir Robert de Bruys in chief by service of knight's fee.

Essex. Extent and Inq. The day of St. Andrew, 56 Hen. III.

Toleshunte manor (extent given), including a marsh and park, held of the king in chief of the honour of Boulogne by service of 1 knight's fee.

Leyre. Land, held in part of the bishop of London and in part of Clement de Rysing, service unknown.

Suffolr. Inq. Friday before St. Andrew, 56 Hen. III. Ewstone manor (extent given), including a watermill with fishery, held of Sir Gilbert Pech in chief by service of mark towards a scutage of 40s.

Suffolk. Inq. Wednesday the feast of St. Katherine, 56 Hen. III. Kers[eie] manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by service of 1 pair of gilt spurs price 6d. yearly; and the prioress of Chateris takes 10l. yearly there, and the prior of Canterbury 8d.

Buckingham. Inq. The eve of St. Edmund the King, 56 Hen. III. Clinton Aston manor (extent given), held in exchange from Sir William Muntagu for the life of the said Philip and of Lady Ella his wife; the said Philip died on the morrow of SS. Simon and Jude last, and Simon son of the said Sir William, aged 13 at Whitsunday next, is the heir after the death of the said Ella.

Essex. Extent and Inq. Friday after St. Katherine, 56 Hen. III.

Wyk[es] manor in the hundred of Tendring (extent given), held, by the courtesy of England, of the inheritance of Helewisa his wife, in chief of Sir Matthew de Luviayn alias Luvayn by service of 20s. yearly. Cambridge. Inq. Tuesday after St. Martin, 56 Hen. III.

Saham manor (extent given), held of Sir John de Burgo, service unknown; also 15a. arable, held of Lady Basilea de Saham by service of mark; 10a. meadow, of Luke the chaplain; 22a. arable, of a water mill, and of a weir of Robert and Cecily le Mundford, by service of 2s.; and 7a. arable and 3a. meadow, of John son of Reginald; 8a. arable and 10a. meadow and a fishery, of Robert le Wariner; and of a mill and of a weir in the mere, of Lady Maud Heyloc; services unspecified. The chattels found in the manor were worth 42l. 3s. 4d.

C. Hen. III. File 41. (20.)

Inquisition, 11 Apr 1281. 4 389. Aline la Despensere, daughter and heir of Philip Basset, alias Aveline countess of Norfolk, alias Aline countess Marescall.

Writ (missing).

[Essex.] Extent, Friday after St. Barnabas, 9 Edw. I. Legehere in the parishes of Adburchethon and Peltingdon. A capital messuage, 140a. arable, and 4a. meadow, worth 58s. 6d., whereof is rendered yearly to James de Aburthon 10s., to William son of Ranulph 14s., and for the guard of the castle of Sterdeford 18d.

[Essex.] Extent, Tuesday before St. Margaret, 9 Edw. I. North Welde. The manor (extent given), whence are rendered yearly 13s. 4d. to the chapel in the court: the manor was sometime held of the castle of Benington by service of 5 knights' fees, whereof the brethren of the Knights of the Temple of Cressingge hold 2 fees in Sutton in the hundred of Rocheford, William de Monte Canisio of Edwardeston 1 fee in Leyre, Sewal de Springgefeld 1 fee in Springgefeld, and the heirs of Isabel de Bernigham 1 fee in Bernigham and Hyhington.

Essex. Extent, Wednesday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9 Edw. I. Lammers. The manor (extent given), held of Sir Robert de Brus the elder, by service of 3 knights' fees and two parts of fee.

Essex. Extent, Saturday after St. Barnabas, 9 Edw. I. Wykes. The manor (extent given), whence are paid of yearly rent, for the guard of the castle of Colcestre pertaining to the farm of the hundred of Tendring 12s., to Sir Matthew de Lovaine 10s., and to John Carbonel 14s.

Northampton. Extent, Wednesday the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9 Edw. I. Bernewelle. The manor (extent given), whence are paid to the king by the hands of the bailiff of the hundred of Hokeslowe, 3s. 8d. yearly. Sir Philip Bassett gave the manor in free marriage to Hugh le Despenser, with Aline his daughter, and it is held of the fee of the earl [of] Ferrar', service unknown. Hugh, son of Hugh le Despenser, age unknown, is next heir.

[Buckingham.] Extent, Monday the feast of Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 9 Edw. I. Wycumbe. A capital messuage, 255 arable, 7a. meadow, 28a. pasture, 60a. wood, rent of assize of the borough of Wycumbe 30l. 13s. 4d., in the suburb 63s. 4d., of foreign free tenants 4l. 19s. 9d., and of customers 10l. 3s. 10d., works &c. of customers worth 37s. d., two water-mills with a virgate of land demised to farm to Thomas de la Lude for life for 65s. 8d., three other water-mills worth 10l. yearly, and pleas of court &c. worth 20s., from which are due yearly at the king's exchequer for the said borough 20l., and to the Knights of the Temple for the land of Okrugge, which is held of them in socage, 16s. And she held a foreign messuage with a carucate of land of the king by service of 1 knight's fee; 45a. arable of John de Assewell for 1/16 knight's fee; and 48a. land with 10a. wood in socage of the Knights of the Temple by the aforesaid service of 16s. Hugh le Despenser, aged 20 in the first week of March last, is her next heir.

[Cambridge.] Extent, Friday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9 Edw. I.

Saham. The manor (extent given), including 26s. 4d., farm of lands and sheepfolds in Fordham, held of the king in chief by service of knight's fee.

Philip Basset sometime purchased of the abovesaid tenement, from Cecily de la Mare lands &c. rendering yearly at the king's hall at Saham 20s. 2d., to William de Saham 8s., to Richard de la More 12d., and to Robert le Noreis of Fordham 1d.

Wilts. Extent, the day of the Commemoration of St. Paul, 9 Edw. I. Berewyk. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief rendering a sparrowhawk yearly at the feast of St. Michael.

Wilts. Extent, the day of the Commemoration of St. Paul, 9 Edw. I. Wynterburn Basset. The manor (extent given), including knight's fee which William de Budeston holds of the said manor, from which are due at the castle of Marleborgh 20s. yearly.

[Wilts.] Extent, Tuesday after SS. Peter and Paul, 9 Edw. I. La Fasterne. The manor (extent given with names of tenants), including Old Court, Wotton and Swyndon, members of the same manor, 10s. rent of Lytlecote, tolls of fairs and markets, a custom of boonwork ploughing called 'graserth,' and the advowson of Wotton Church, held of the earl of Cornwall for 2 knights' fees, and 10s. are due for the guard of the castle of Devizes.

[Surrey.] Extent and appraisement (undated and defaced).

Wock[ing]. The manor (extent given), including 9 acres of moor at La Hok', a foreign wood called Brocwod, 1 hide land of the fee of Perefricht of the honour of the earl of Gloucester of Clare, which Fulk Basset purchased, rendering 16s. yearly; and to the said manor is annexed a serjeanty in Mayford held of the king, which the said Fulk purchased, producing 54s. yearly, and rendering at the king's exchequer 20s. yearly, tenure unspecified.

Sutton. The manor (extent given), including pasture in Cottehershe, a pair of gloves of buckskin furred with miniver, being rent of assize of land which was of Philip de Toneworth, which the lord of Sutton ought to render at the king's exchequer for the said manor, and 4s. poundage called 'garsanese' from the villeins.

Berks. Extent (undated). Spene. The manor (extent given), including 25s. 8d., rent of assize from the freemen of Spenhamlond, tenure unspecified.

C. Edw. I. File 27. (8.)


Aline married Hugh le Despenser 1st Baron le Despenser, son of Hugh le Despenser and Unknown, before 1260.1 (Hugh le Despenser 1st Baron le Despenser was born before 1223,1 died on 4 Aug 1265 in "Battle of Evesham", Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11, GB 1 and was buried in Evesham Abbey, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11, GB 1.). The cause of his death was Killed in battle.


Aline next married Roger Bigod 7th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl Marshal, son of Hugh Bigod Chief Justiciar of England and Joan de Stuteville, before 29 Oct 1271.1 (Roger Bigod 7th Earl of Norfolk, 2nd Earl Marshal was born between 1243 and 1246 5 and died on 6 Dec 1306 6.)


Sources


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

2 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>. .... J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 223-230.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 261-273.

4 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 223-230.

5 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 1 Henry III: 231-242. .... Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>, p. 93.

6 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>, p. 93. .... George Edward Cokayne, <i>Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom</i> (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), IV, p. 261; IX, p. 596.

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