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From: "Patricia Junkin" <>
Subject: Re: Chronology of Philip de Gay
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 11:36:13 -0400
The only other reference I have found is a variation of the name
E 3 CAP/8/302: 8 June 1349, Woodstock. William Botevileyn, 'chivaler,'
going beyond the seas, has letters nominating John Bardolf of Mapledurham,
'chivaler,' and John Fitz Johan as his attorneys in England for one year.
>From: "Douglas Richardson " <>
>Subject: Re: Chronology of Philip de Gay
>Date: Thu, Apr 28, 2005, 6:31 PM
> Dear Patricia ~
> Thank you for posting these records. Much appreciated.
> I'm not familiar with the third item involving Sir Robert Butevileyn,
> whose former wife Aline was a member of the Basset family. Do you have
> any particulars regarding the Butevileyn family?
> In your 4th item, you'll note that Aline Basset, widow of Hugh le
> Despenser, is styled "lady Alina la (Desp)enser, Countess of Norfolk."
> It was correct for clerks in the medieval period to use the feminine
> form "la Despenser" or "la Despensere" when addressing female members
> of the le Despenser family. In contrast, modern historians and
> genealogists today refer to both male and female members of this family
> alike as "le Despenser." This is part of the price we pay for
> standardization and modernization of name forms.
> Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
> Website: www.royalancestry.net
> "Patricia Junkin" wrote:
>> Would this be the Alan Basset to whom, with Robert Vipont, King John
>> Wicumbe. Henry III confirmed the charter to Alan Basset. Vipont died
>> when there is confirmation of a charter of 1227 of Robert de V. gift
> to St.
>> Mary & Kts Templar all his land of Wicumbe with his body.
>> The following seem to fall in the 35-38 Hen III years but I cannot
>> Perhaps a clue?
>> E 40/408
>> Release by John de Cronden to Sir Philip Basset of 11 acres of land
>> Wycumbe ) that Robert de Cronden his father formerly held by grant of
>> Alan Basset, father of Sir Philip. Witnesses:- Walter de Pudderuge,
>> Tabbe, Robert de Esselburg, and others (named) Bucks.
>> E 40/396
>> Grant by Robert Butevileyn, knt., to Sir Philip Basset, for 50 marcs
>> him, of six marcates of annual rent in Wycumbe, which is called
> 'Eltres' of
>> Wycumbe , which he had by gift from Fulk Basset, bishop of London
>> (1241/44-c. 44/59), in free marriage with Alina, his granddaughter,
>> Robert's former wife. Witnesses:- Sir Henry de Bathonia, the King's
>> Justiciar, Sir William de Insula, Sir Richard de Reyli, knts., Adam
>> William de la Lude, and others (named) Bucks.
>> E 40/837
>> Undertaking by Thomas de Luda that whereas lady Alina la (Desp)enser,
>> Countess of Norfolk, has granted him a virgate of land and two water
>> in Wycumbe, if he or his heirs are impleaded by the heir of lady
> Amabilia de
>> Segrave, deceased, or by John Perceval, of Somery, or his heirs, for
>> said land and mills, they will not call lady Alina to warranty; and
> if they
>> do so call her, she shall not be bound to make such warranty, &c.
>> Witnesses:- Sir Henry de Chykehull, knt., Reginald de Beauchamp,
> William de
>> Anvers, and others (named) Bucks
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