The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I25108
  • Name: Joan of BRITTANY , Countess of Richmond 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: BEF 1345 in Richmond, Yorkshire North Riding, England 2
  • Death: 8 NOV 1402 in Lavendon Abbey, Olney, Buckinghamshire, England 1
  • Note:
    [JOAN BASSET, 2nd wife and widow of Ralph (BASSET), 3rd LORD BASSET, of Drayton (died 1390), sister of John, DUKE OF BRITTANY, COUNT OF MONTFORT and EARL OF RICHMOND (died 1399), and daughter of John, DUKE OF BRITTANY, COUNT OF MONTFORT and LORD oF RICHMOND [died 1345), by Joan, daughter of Louis of Flanders, COUNT OF NEVERS, was granted, jointly with Anthony de Rise and Nicholas de Alderwych, 23 April 1398, the comitatus, castle, town and honor of Richmond, with remainder to their heirs; but this grant was ignored or resumed by Henry IV in 1399. She died 8 November 1402.] [Complete Peerage X:824, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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    He [Ralph Basset] married, 2ndly, Joan (sister of John, DUKE OF BRITTANY and COUNT OF MONTFORT in France, EARL OF RICHMOND in England), daughter of Jean DE BRETAGNE, COUNT OF MONTFORT, by Jeanne, daughter of LOUIS DE FLANDRE, COUNT OF NEVFRS. He died s.p., 10 May 1390. He was buried under a " goodly monument in Lichfield Cathedral, " when the Barony became dormant,. or, possibly fell into abeyance between the heirs of his two great aunts. His widow obtained a grant, 23 April 1398, of the Honour of Richmond (formerly belonging to her brother) which, however was resumed by Henry IV. She died 8 November 1402, and was buried in the Abbey of Lavendon, near Olney, Bucks. [Complete Peerage II:3-6, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]




    Marriage 1 Ralph 3rd Baron BASSET , of Drayton, Sir b: ABT 1335 in Drayton Bassett, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
    • Married: in 2nd wife 1

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:824, II:3-6
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: X:821
      Text: father was m. 1329 & d. 1345.
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