A Grandchild's Heritage - The BISSET Line


A Grandchild's Heritage

The Bisset Line
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Other lines directly linked to Bisset through their wives are Fitz-Eustace

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Generation No. 1

Mancel Bisset Lord of Kidderminster Aka: Manasser, Manser, Mancel
steward of King Henry II
RES: Kidderminster, co. Worcester, and Rockbourne, Hampshire, ENG
d 1176

He married - Alice de Cany of Normandy
RES: Normandy & Kidderminster, ENG
sister and heiress of Gilbert de Falaise, Lord of Cany in Seine Inferieure in Normandy

Notes:

Manasser and his wife founded the Hospital of Maiden Bradley. [Reference: Pipe Rolls, 1176-7]. Manasser Biset's parentage is unknown but he had a brother, William Biset, to whom he gave the manor of East Bridgford, co. Nottingham. William Biset (brother of Manasser Biset) is ancestor of the Chaworth family which later held East Bridgeford, co. Nottingham.


Generation No. 2

Henry Bisset "cartularly of Cirencester Abbey"
RES: Worcester co. ENG
d 1213

He married - Aubrey de Lacy B&B LINK

Notes:

Henry Biset, of Kidderminster, Co. Worcester and Rockbourne, Hampshire, benfactor of Hospital of Maiden Bradley. He married (lst) Aubrey, daughter of Richard Fitz Eustace (ancestor of the Lacy family), with whom he had land in Emsal, Marton, Plumtree, and the whole town of Harworth, co. Nottingham in frank marriage. They had three children, William, John and Margaret.

He married (2nd) Iseult Pantolf, daughter of Roger Pantolf, of Abkettleby, co. Leciester, widow of Walter de Tateshall and Hugh de Montpincon. He died shortly before 11 Dec. 1213. His widow married (4th) Amaury de St. Amand of Bloxham, co. Oxford.

Henry Biset was the son of: Manasser (or Manser, Mancel) Biset, steward of King Henry II, lord of Kidderminster, co. Worcester, and Rockbourne, Hampshire, adult by 1153. He married Alice de Cany, sister and heiress of Gilbert de Falaise, lord of Cany in Seine Inferieure in Normandy. They had two children, Henry (above) and Margaret. Manasser and his wife founded the Hospital of Maiden Bradley. He died about 1176 [Reference: Pipe Rolls, 1176-7].

Manasser Biset's parentage is unknown but he had a brother, William Biset, to whom he gave the manor of East Bridgford, co. Nottingham.

The John Biset who married Alice Basse, widow of William Malett was the son of Henry Biset, of Kidderminster, co. Worcester, by his first wife, Aubrey. John Biset possesses Carolingian ancestry through his mother Aubrey.

The Zouche-Biset marriage will be featured in the baronial ancestry book which is still a bit down the road. This is separate and distinct from the Magna Carta Ancestry book due out shortly. Best always, Douglas Richardson


Generation No. 3

Margaret Bisset [S1017]
B&B LINK
b c1179
d AFT 28 Jan 1231
She married c1203 in England Roger la Zouche 2nd Baron of Ashby ABT 1175 - BEF 14 May 1238[S1017][S810]
Sheriff of Devonshire (1228-1231)
RES: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, & N Molton, Devonshire, ENG
b c1175
d BEF 14 May 1238, ENG
Lineage = Bisset -> La Zouche ->
Greene -> Dyer -> Card -> Wilcox -> Saunders -> Barbé


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Sources:

[rt1] Reference Texts

[www1] WWW References

[hs1] Prof. Dr. Herbert Stoyan references

[S418] Bonner & Bass references - change ending of URL below to find the source. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/sources/sou0003.html#S418


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