Sir Jordan Bret Knight
Joan Heriz Lady of Wiverton
(Abt 1235-)
John d’Eyncourt
Sir Roger Bret Knight
Roberta d’Eyncourt
Sir John Bret Knight


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Sir John Bret Knight

  • Marriage: Alice 1006

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From Collectanez Topographic Et Genealogica, Volume VII, p. 247

Ralph, Lord Bassett
Maud Basset married to Sir William Heriz of Wiverton
Joan Heriz married to Sir Jordan Brett
Roger le Brett
John le Brett
Katherine Brett married to Sir John Caltoft
Alice Caltoft married to Sir William Chaworth 1349

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 535
"Maud, married to William de Heriz & mother of Joan who married Jordan le Brett and had a son or grandson, Sir John Brett, whose daughter Catherine married Sir John Caltoft, and their daugher married Alice, wife of Sir William Chaworth, who was one of the heirs to Ralph, last Lord Basset of Drayton. The son and heir of Alice Chaworth was Sir Thomas Chaworth who married 1st Nichola daughter of Sir Reginald Braybroke, by whom he had a daughter Elizabeth, wife of John 6th Lord Scrope of Masham."

~A Genealogical History of the Dormant: Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, 1866 edition, p. 27b

• Background Information. 1006
Sir Raph Basset; Son of Raph Basset, granted to William de Heryez, of Wyverton, in Frank-marriage with Maltilda, his Sister, six Marks of Land in Wyndesclive, as Sir Raph Basset, their Father granted to the said Matilda: [Ex Collect. R. Glover, pen. Will. Dugdale, Norroy] to this Richard Basset, Parson of Drayton, was a Witness. This Matildis was Sister of Raph Lord Basset, of Drayton, Grandfather to the last Lord Basset of that House, who died the 12th of May, 13 R. 2. [Esc. 14 R. 2] at which Time Thomas Earl Stafford, aged twenty-four Years, claimed and was found to be one of his Heirs, as Son of Hugh Stafford, Son of Raph, Son of Margaret, Sister of the said Raph Lord Basset, his Grandfather. The said Matildis, the other Sister before named, Wife of Sir William Heriz, left Issue Joan (often called in Thurgarton-Book Lady of Wiverton), who married Sir Jordan Bret, who had Issue, by her, Sir Roger Bret, who married Ramberga, or Roberta, the Daughter of John Lord Deincurt, by whom he had a Son, Sir John Bret, who married Alice, the Widow of Sir John de Loudham, for which he paid twenty Marks of his Fine to the King, 13 E. 2. [Ex Coll. J. B] and had a Son, Sir John Bret, who married Joan . . . . ., on whom the Manor of Wiverton, 40 E. 3. was settled for Life, [Pip. 13 E. 2; Fin. Hill. 50 E. 3] but died without Issue, so that his Sister Catherine, married to Sir John Caltoft, Lord of East-Bridgeford, carried the Inheritance to Alice, their Daughter and Heir, first married to Thomas Heth, Chr. to whom Sir John Bret, Chr. granted 100l. Rent, 40 E. 3. out of the Lands in Wiverton, Langar, Barneston, Tytheby, Crophill-Bishop, Colston-Basset, Shelford, and Aslocton, and fifty Marks out of William-Thorp, Hynkershull, Wolveley, and Calale, &c. [Clausi 40 E. 3. n. 1 et 2] and afterwards to Sir William Chaworth which Sir William, in Right of her, the said Alice, his Wife, aged above thirty Years 14 R. 2. was the other Co-heir of the last Lord Basset, of Drayton, before mentioned. [Esc. 14 R. 2]

This Sir William Chaworth, and Alice, his Wife, had Issue Sir Thomas Chaworth, who had to his first Wife Nicola, the Daughter of Sir Reginald Braybrook, Knight, by whom he had a Daughter, Elizabeth, married to John Lord Scroop, of Massam. [Ex Coll. J. B]

Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire, Volume I, p. 197

John married Alice.1006

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