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Adeliza (Dunstanville) Basset (1118 - 1186)

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Adeliza "Alice" Basset formerly Dunstanville aka de Dunstanville
Born in Castle Combe, Wiltshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 1139 in Colston, Nottinghamshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Colston, Nottinghamshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 27 Apr 2019 | Created 27 Sep 2010
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Adeliza (Dunstanville-1), daughter of Alan Dunstanville , was born in 1118 in Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. She married Thomas Basset in 1139 in Colston, Nottinghamshire, England. They had the following children, Fulco Basset, Alice Aliva Basset, Thurstan Basset, Gilbert Basset, Isabel Basset, Thomas Basset, Alan Basset, Ralph I Basset and Phillip Basset. Alice De Dunstanville Basset, died in 1186 in Colston, Nottinghamshire, England,

Other names for Adeliza were Alice de Dunstainville and Aline de Dunstainville
Alice de Dunstanville was the daughter of Alan Dunstanville and niece of Robert de Dunstanville. She was the sister of Walter and Alan. she married before the year 1160 to Thomas Basset, usually styled of Hedendon. Thomas died abt Feb 1181, but she was still a live in 1186. Their children were: a daughter who married Albert de Gresley, who died about 1179 and she married for a second time to Wido de Creoun (Guy de Craon); Gilbert, Thomas and Alan. Each of their sons attained a great position and had been reputed of Baronial Rank. Gilbert was the founder of the Burchester Priory, and was usually styled of Hedendon. Gilbert died in 1205, leaving a sole daughter and heir, Eustachia, then wife of Richard de Camville. Thomas Basset, second son, was usually styled of Colinton and died in 1220, leaving three daughter as his coheirs. Lastly, Alan Basset, usually styled of Wycombe, seems to have lived until 1232, and left three sons, each in turn, enjoyed his honors, but had no male issue.
de Dunstanville (c.1090–c.1292): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/54504

Adeliza de Insula (1114–1130): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61213 Reginald de Dunstanville (1114): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61212 Robert de Dunstanville (d. 1166/7): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61215 Alan de Dunstanville [i] (1141): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61214 Walter de Dunstanville [i] (d. c.1195): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61216 Alan de Dunstanville [ii] (d. before 1199): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61217 Alan de Dunstanville [iii] (d. after 1216): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61218 Adeliza Basset (d. in or after 1210): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61219 Walter de Dunstanville [ii] (c.1192–1241): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61220 Sir Walter de Dunstanville (b. after 1212, d. 1270): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61221 Petronilla de la Mare (b. 1248, d. in or before 1292): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/61222


  • ~Antiquities of Shropshire, Vol. II, pp. 284-285
  • R. W. Eyton, Antiquities of Shropshire, 12 vols. (1854–60), vol. 2, pp. 268–304 · W. Farrer, Honours and knights' fees (1923–5), vol. 3, pp. 37–41 · Pipe rollsPRSoc. (1884–) [pipe rolls], 2 John, 162–3[W. Illingworth], ed., Rotuli hundredorum temp. Hen. III et Edw. I, 2 vols., RC (1812–18) · T. D. Hardy, ed., Rotuli chartarum in Turri Londinensi asservati, RC, 36 (1837) · Chancery records · H. C. M. Lyte and others, eds., Liber feodorum: the book of fees, 3 vols. (1920–31) · H. Hall, ed., The Red Book of the Exchequer, 3 vols., Rolls Series, 99 (1896) · L. F. Salzman, ed., The chartulary of the Priory of St Pancras of Lewes, 2 vols., Sussex RS, 38, 40 (1932–4) · J. L. Kirby, ed., Hungerford cartulary, Wilts RS, 49 (1993) · CIPM, 1, no. 625 · K. Thompson, ‘Affairs of state: the illegitimate children of Henry I’, Journal of Medieval History, 29 (2003)

Wealth at death

£122 14s. 1d.—for landed property; Walter [iii] de Dunstanville · 35 marks—for advowsons in Wiltshire in 1270; Walter [iii] de Dunstanville: Kirby, ed., Hungerford cartulary, no. 625; CIPM
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Kathleen Thompson, ‘Dunstanville, de, family (per. c.1090–c.1292)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Oct 2006 accessed 1 Jan 2009
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On 14 Nov 2015 at 16:22 GMT Robert Wood wrote:

So Thomas was 9yrs old when he married Alice, a much older woman ?

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