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Katherine (Basset) Lovell (abt. 1195)

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Katherine Lovell formerly Basset
Born about [location unknown]
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Wife of — married Aug 1216 in Minster Lovel, Oxfordshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 19 Aug 2019 | Created 21 Feb 2011
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Katherine Basset was the daughter of Alan Basset and Aline de Gai.[1][2] She is probably the unnamed daughter mentioned in Alan Basset's entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.[3] Her parents married before 1191, when her father is recorded as having an interest in the advowson of Wootton Bassett: Wooton Basset was a manor he acquired through his marriage to Aline.[4] Her husband was a minor at the time of his father's death in 1213[1], suggesting that Katherine was likely to have been born after 1190: the date of around 1195 in the birth date field is an estimate.

Before August 1216 she married John Lovell.[1] They had at least one child:

Katherine's death date is uncertain but G E Cokayne cites State records indicating that she lived to extreme old age.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 G E Cokayne. The Complete Peerage, new edition, Vol. VIII, St Catherine Press 1932, p. 214, LOVEL - her first name is identified in footnote j
  2. Frederick Lewis Weis. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who came to America before 1700, 8th ed., Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, p. 194, line 215-27
  3. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, entry for 'Basset, Alan', print and online 2004, revised online 2008, available online through some libraries
  4. "Marriage Date of Sir Alan Basset and Aline de Gay", thread in soc.genealogy.medieval, post by Douglas Richardson, 27 April 2005


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On 19 Aug 2019 at 14:06 GMT Michael Cayley wrote:

I have filled out the bio a little, and added sources

On 26 Sep 2014 at 02:36 GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

Basset-373 and Basset-88 appear to represent the same person because: same name, spouse, child

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