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Thomas Basset, Sheriff of Oxford

Also Known As: "Bassett"
Birthplace: Colston, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: circa 1182 (53-70)
Hedington, Oxford, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Gilbert Basset, Lord of Headington and Dame Edith d'Oyly, Lady of Headington
Husband of Adeliza Alice Basset
Father of Isabella Basset; Fulk Basset; Gilbert Bassett, Baron of Hedington; Margaret Basset; Lord Alan de Basset, Lord of Wycombe, Sheriff of Rutland and 5 others
Brother of Joan, madame de Dammartin; Richard son of Gilbert Basset and Thurston Basset
Half brother of Gilbert Basset

Occupation: Sheriff Of Oxford, Sheriff of Oxfordshire, England.
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About Thomas Basset, Sheriff of Oxford

The Foundation for Medieval Research

Thomas and Alice's Family found in primary source at this link: []

From []
"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"

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

Colston, Nottinghamshire, England
Wellingford, Oxfordshire, England
Of, Colston, Nottinghamshire, England
Hedington & Bicester, Oxfordshire, England
High Wycombe, Wellingford, Oxfordshire, England
Headington, Oxfordshire, England (United Kingdom)
Headington, Oxfordshire, England
Drayton, Staffordshire, England