Eleanor's father died shorty before 4 May 1341, and his primary heir, Eleanor's brother, Ralph, inherited the majority of his property, including the primary Basset manor of Weldon. However, brother Ralph became an actual Brother Ralph when he entered the Abbey of Laund in Leicestershire on 23 October 1368. The manor of Weldon became the property of Brother Ralph's son, another Ralph Basset. However, this Ralph died in 1385, and the manor devolved to his son, Richard, who was eight years or older at the time of his father's death. Richard died without issue on 9 January 1400. One of Richard's heirs was Eleanor's second son, John Basset, Esq. John, Esq. seems to have accomplished a goal of his parents by taking control of Weldon. Eleanor's husband and her brother-in-law, Sir John Aylesbury, had brought suit to obtain the manors of Weldon and Weston and the advowson of the Abbey of Laund from Richard Basset et al. in 1391.
In 1372, Sir John and Eleanor bought the reversion of the manor of Boxworth in Cambridgeshire from her cousin, Sir William de Huhtingfield, who died in 1376.
Sir John died on 16 February 1381. Inquisitions Post Mortem were held for the properties that he held jointly with Eleanor in Rutland, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, and Huntingdonshire.
Eleanor died on 3 September 1388. Inquisitions Post Mortem were held in London, Cambridge, Essex, Huntingdonshire, and Northamptonshire to account for the large holdings of land that her heirs would receive.
↑ 1.01.11.21.18.104.22.168.71.81.9 Douglas Richardson. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 4 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham, 2nd edition (Salt Lake City: the author, 2011), Vol. II, p. 508, KNYVET 7
↑ John Nichols. The History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester. London, England: John Nichols, 1811, Volume IV, Part II, p 905.
↑ 3.03.13.23.33.43.5Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, entry for his father, 'Knyvet, Sir John (d.1381)', print and online 2004, available online via some libraries
↑ Walter Rye (Editor). The Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany, Norwich, Norfolk, England: Gibbs & Waller, 1908, Part 3, p 83.Google Books
↑ 5.05.1 Halliwell, J. O. (Editor). The Autobiography and Correspondence of Sir Simonds d'Ewes, Bart. London, England: Richard Bentley, 1845. Vol I, p 337, Internet Archive
↑ G E Cockayne. The Complete Peerage, new edition, Volume II, pp 10-13, London, England: St. Catherine Press, 1912
↑ G Wrottesley. Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls, London, England: Harrison & Sons, undated, p 192.
↑ Douglas Richardson. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. Salt Lake City: the author, 2013, Vol. III, p 449, KNYVET 12. See also WikiTree's source page for Royal Ancestry.
↑Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, 1-7, Richard II, London, England: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1974. Volume XV, pp. 149-154
↑Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem, 7-15, Richard II, London, England: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1974. Volume XVI, pp. 268-272
Richardson, Douglas. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 4 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. 2nd edition. Salt Lake City: the author, 2011. See also WikiTree's source page for Magna Carta Ancestry.
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