Basset, Sir Ralph [Basset of Drayton]
- H. W. Ridgeway
Basset, Sir Ralph [Basset of Drayton] (d. 1265), baronial leader, was a rich knight from a well-connected midlands family. His date of birth is unknown, but it was probably no later than 1230, since his son was active politically in 1265. He succeeded his father, ...