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Katherine Basset was the daughter of Alan Basset and Aline de Gai. She is probably the unnamed daughter mentioned in Alan Basset's entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 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. Her husband was a minor at the time of his father's death in 1213, 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. They had at least one child: