Biography of Bishop Fulk Basset 1189-1259

Paternal Family Tree: Basset

Around 1189 Bishop Fulk Basset was born to Alan Basset (age 34) and Aline Fitzrobert. He a great x 2 grandson of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

Around 1232 [his father] Alan Basset (age 77) died at Headington, Oxfordshire.

In 1241 Bishop Fulk Basset (age 52) was elected Bishop of London.

On 09 Oct 1244 Bishop Fulk Basset (age 55) was consecrated Bishop of London.

Letters. 1258. Letter XIII. Matilda Prioress of the Convent of Barking to Henry III (age 50).

To her most excellent lord Henry, by God's grace illustrious king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and earl of Anjou, Matilda, humble prioress of Barking, and of the convent of the same place, wishes health, with due reverence and honour, and the suflFrages of her prayers.

Since the lady our mother, venerable for her religion, the lady Christina, late abbess of our house, did on the Monday next after the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, in the forty-third year of your reign, of her own good and spontaneous will, yield up the government of the said abbey, on account of the infirmity and debility of her body, and was absolved from it by our venerable father Foulk, bishop of London (age 69), we now, being destitute of the solace of an abbess, send to you our beloved sisters and fellow-nuns, Roesia de Argentes, Joanna de Wantham, and Agnes Costentin, humbly and de voutly supplicating that the bowels of your compassion may be moved towards us, and that the condescension of your mercy will grant us permission to elect some other as our abbess, so that henceforth you may receive from the highest retributor a worthy reward, and we may be henceforth obligated more specially to ofier up the merited suflfrages of our prayers for you and yours. Given at Barking [Map] the Tuesday after the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, in the forty-third year of your reign.

On 21 May 1259 Bishop Fulk Basset (age 70) died.

On 25 May 1259 Bishop Fulk Basset (deceased) was buried.

[his father] Alan Basset and [his mother] Aline Fitzrobert were married. She a great granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

Bishop Fulk Basset 1189-1259 appears on the following Descendants Family Trees:

King William "Conqueror" I of England 1028-1087

Royal Ancestors of Bishop Fulk Basset 1189-1259

Kings Wessex: Great x 10 Grand Son of King Alfred "The Great" of Wessex

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Kings Franks: Great x 12 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Robert "Pious" II King France

Ancestors of Bishop Fulk Basset 1189-1259

Great x 3 Grandfather: Thurston "The Norman" Basset

Great x 2 Grandfather: Ralph Basset

Great x 1 Grandfather: Gilbert Basset

GrandFather: Thomas Basset

Great x 1 Grandmother: Cecily Englefield

Father: Alan Basset

Great x 2 Grandfather: Reginald Dunstanville

Great x 1 Grandfather: Alan Dunstanville

GrandMother: Adeliza Dunstanville

Bishop Fulk Basset 2 x Great Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandfather: King William "Conqueror" I of England -2 x Great Grand Son of King William "Conqueror" I of England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Herleva Falaise

Great x 2 Grandfather: King Henry I "Beauclerc" England Son of King William "Conqueror" I of England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders

Great x 3 Grandmother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

Great x 4 Grandmother: Adela Capet Duchess Normandy

Great x 1 Grandfather: Robert Normandy 1st Earl Gloucester Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 3 Grandfather: Rainald Gay

Great x 2 Grandmother: Daughter Gay

GrandFather: Philip Fitzrobert Grand Son of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England

Great x 4 Grandfather: Hamon Dentatus

Great x 3 Grandfather: Hamo Dapifer

Great x 2 Grandfather: Robert Fitzhamon

Great x 1 Grandmother: Mabel Fitzhamon Countess Gloucester

Mother: Aline Fitzrobert Great Grand Daughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England