Bassett Family Association Database

Sir Ralph 3rd Lord Bassett, of Drayton[1]

Male Abt 1335 - 1390  (~ 55 years)

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  • Name Ralph 3rd Lord Bassett 
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix of Drayton 
    Born Abt 1335 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 May 1390  [2
    • Sir Ralph Basset, 3rd Lord Basset of Drayton was born circa 1335. He married, firstly ,Joan Beauchamp abt May 1338 and secondly abt Joan de Bretagne. He died on 10 May 1390, without issue. His will (dated 16 January 1389/90) was probated on 13 January 1390/91 at Sleaford,Lincolnshire. He was buried at Lichfield Cathedral.
      Sir Ralph Basset, 3rd Lord Basset of Drayton succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Basset of Drayton [E., 1295] on 25 February 1342/43. He fought in the Battle of Bordeaux on 8 January 1355/56, in the army of the Black Prince. He distinguished himself in the various wars with France. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1368 On 30 October 1386 he was a deponent in the Scrope and Grosvenor controversy.
      On his death, the Barony Basset of Drayton became dormant, or possibly fell into abeyance between the heirs of his two great-aunts.

      Cockayne et al
    Person ID I3252  33B Bassetts of Blore, Hints, Staffordshire & Warwickshire
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2008 

    Father Ralph Bassett, of Drayton,   d. Abt 1335 
    Mother Alice Audley,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joan Beauchamp,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan de Bretagne,   d. 8 Nov 1402 
    Family ID F1132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] GEDCOM file imported on 4 May 2009.

    2. [S42] Cokayne et al, The Complete Peerage, volume II, (Reliability: 2).