Thomas Basset (Bassett), Sheriff of Oxford (c.1130 - c.1182) MP

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Birthplace: Colston, Nottinghamshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Oxford, England
Occupation: Sheriff Of Oxford, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, England.
Managed by: Duane Alden Goode
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About Thomas Basset (Bassett), Sheriff of Oxford

From http://www.headington.org.uk/history/famous_people/lordsofmanor1.htm

A Royal Manor (to 1179) ■1086: The Domesday Book states “Rex tenet Hedintone”, showing that the Manor of Headington was then held by the King, William the Conqueror ■c.1142: Queen Matilda bestowed the Manor of Headington on one of her Breton followers, Hugh de Pluggenait, but only for his lifetime

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The Basset/de Plessis family (Lords from 1179 to at least 1215) ■Thomas Basset sr, the son of Gilbert Basset and Edith (daughter of Robert D’Oilli and Edith de Greystock) held office as Sheriff of Oxfordshire in 1163-4. He given the Lordship of Headington in 1179 for military services rendered to Henry II, along with the Bullingdon hundred and the hundred without the North Gate of Oxford. He was also lord of the manors of Bicester, Wretchwick, and Stratton (all in the honour of Wallingford). He died by the end of 1182 ■Thomas Basset jr, son of Thomas sr, succeeded his father as Lord of the Manor of Headington in around 1182. He was also Lord of the Manor of Haseley and Governor of Oxford Castle, and held office as Sheriff of Oxfordshire. He held office as Sheriff of Oxfordshire in 1199. He was a member of the royal council and supported King John at Runnymede on 15 June 1215, and died in 1231. His heir was his daughter Philippa

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Thomas Basset, Sheriff of Oxford's Timeline

1130
1130
Colston, Nottinghamshire, England, (Present UK)
1139
1139
Age 9
Colston, Nottinghamshire, England, (Present UK)
1140
1140
Age 10
Of, Colston, Nottinghamshire, England
1152
1152
Age 22
Hedington, Oxfordshire, England
1155
1155
Age 25
1155
Age 25
Hedington & Bicester, Oxfordshire, England
1155
Age 25
Wellingford, Oxfordshire, England, (Present UK)
1156
1156
Age 26
Headington, Oxfordshire, England
1160
1160
Age 30
Headington, Oxfordshire, England
1162
1162
Age 32
Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, , England