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John Talbot

Male Abt 1392 - 1453  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name John Talbot 
    Born Abt 1392  of Blackmere, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 1453  Castillon-sur-Dordogne, Gascony, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Alkmund's, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13507  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 

    Father Richard Talbot,   b. Abt 1361, of Eccleswall in Linton, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1396  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Ankaret le Strange,   b. 1361,   d. 23 May 1413  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Bef 23 Aug 1383  [2
    Family ID F12430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maud Neville,   d. 1423 
    Married Bef 8 Mar 1407  [1
    Children 
    +1. John Talbot,   b. Abt 1413,   d. 10 Jul 1460, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F8466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret de Beauchamp,   b. 1404,   d. 14 Jun 1467  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1425  [3
    Children 
    +1. John Talbot,   b. Abt 1426,   d. 20 Jul 1453, Castillon-la-Bataille, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2019 
    Family ID F14421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Old Talbot." Lord Strange of Blackmere. Count of Clermont, Marshal of France, Constable of Ireland, Privy councillor 1422 and 1443, Lord Justice of Ireland, and many other titles. Noted as the only Constable of France appointed by a king of England. Summoned to Parliament by writs, 26 Oct 1409 and after.

      He was a major military commander of the Hundred Years' War, and was killed on the field at the Battle of Castillon, considered the last battle of that conflict. A monument to him was raised by the French generals who defeated him. His death in battle is portrayed in a painting by Charles-Philippe Larivière.

      He appears in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 as "valiant Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, Created, for his rare success in arms."

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.

    3. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.