BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM BASSETT 1551-1601

GENERAL

Descent French Royalty: 16G Grandson Henry I King France

EVENTS

On 18 Aug 1551 William Bassett 1551-1601 was born to William Bassett 1519- (32) and Elizabeth Fitzherbert 1515-1562 (36) at Blore, Staffordshire

Around 1566 William Bassett 1551-1601 (14) educated at St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Around 1592 Elizabeth Bassett 1592-1643 was born to William Bassett 1551-1601 (40) at Blore, Staffordshire

Before 1593 William Bassett 1551-1601 was appointed as Sheriff Derbyshire

In 1593 Thomas Fitzherbert 1550- (43) arrested by his cousin William Bassett 1551-1601 (41)

On 09 Dec 1601 William Bassett 1551-1601 (50) died at Blore Hall, Blore, Staffordshire

Around 1630. The Bassett Tomb. William Bassett 1551-1601 (centre), his wife Judith Corbet (his left), Henry Howard 1592-1616 (his right) and kneeling Catharine aka Elizabeth Howard 1616- (13) and Elizabeth Bassett 1592-1643 (38) . Sculpted by Jasper Hollemans.

ANCESTRY

Father: William Bassett 1519-

GrandFather: William Bassett 1493-1553

Mother: Elizabeth Fitzherbert 1515-1562

GrandFather: Anthony Fitzherbert 1466-1538

1G GrandFather: Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484

2G GrandFather: Nicholas Fitzherbert 1400-1473

3G GrandFather: Henry Fitzherbert 1365-1410

4G GrandFather: William Fitzherbert 1330-1398

4G GrandMother: Alice Longford

3G GrandMother: Amilia Downes

2G GrandMother: Alice Booth 1414-1453

3G GrandFather: Henry Booth 1385-1476

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490

2G GrandFather: John Marshall 1411-1460

GrandMother: Maud aka Matilda Cotton 1488-1551

1G GrandFather: Richard Cotton 1455-1497

2G GrandFather: John Cotton 1434-1456

2G GrandMother: Mary Pole

3G GrandFather: Ralph Pole 1412-1460

3G GrandMother: Eva Joan Grosvenor 1416-1509

4G GrandFather: Thomas Grosvenor

1G GrandMother: Joan Brereton

2G GrandFather: William Brereton 1414-1456