Note: K.G., Earl of Warwick 3. RALPH (BASSET), LORD BASSET OF DRAYTON, grandson and heir, aged 8 in 1343, being son and heir of Ralph Basset, by Alice, daughter of Nicholas AUDLEY [LORD AUDLEY], of Heleigh, co. Stafford which last Ralph was son and heir apparent of the last Lord, and died v.p. about 1335. He had livcry of his father's lands 6 June 1355. He joined the army of the Black Prince, and was at Bordeaux 8 January 1355/6. He was summoned to Parliament from 26 December 1357 to 6 December 1389 and greatly distinguished himself in the various wars with France. K.G., 1368. On 30 October 1386, at the age of 51 he was a deponent in the Scrope and Grosvenor controversy. He married 1stly) about May 1338, Joan, daughter of Thomas BEAUCHAMP), EARL OF WARWICK, by Catherine daughter of Roger (MORTIMFR), EARL OF MARCH. She died s.p. He 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. [CP 2:3-6]
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