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Birthplace: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire, England
Occupation: 4th Earl of Shrewsbury
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About George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury

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       GEORGE Talbot (Shifnal, Shropshire 1468-Wingfield Manor, Derbyshire 26 Jul 1538, bur 27 Mar 1539 Sheffield, St Peter's).  4th Earl of Shrewsbury.  He and his first wife were ancestors of the later Earls of Shrewsbury (extinct in 1618).  m firstly (before 27 Jun 1481) ANNE Hastings, daughter of WILLIAM Hastings 1st Lord Hastings & his wife Katherine Neville of Salisbury (-after 4 Jan 1507, bur Sheffield, St Peter's).  m secondly ([1512]) ELIZABETH Walden, daughter of Sir RICHARD Walden of Erith, Kent & his wife Margery Prendergast of Pembroke (-Jul 1567, bur Erith).  

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Sir George Talbot fought for Henry VII at the Battle of Stoke. He was Lord High Steward of Ireland from 1473 to 1538 and Lord Steward from 1509 to 1538.

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George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford KG (c. 1468 – 26 July 1538) was the son of John Talbot, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury and Catherine Stafford.

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Sir George Talbot fought for Henry VII at the Battle of Stoke. He was Lord High Steward of Ireland from 1473 to 1538 and Lord Steward from 1509 to 1538.

George Talbot had Sheffield Manor built in 1516 to serve as a country retreat. Thomas Cardinal Wolsey stayed there as Talbot's guest on his way to face trial for treason in 1530.

In 1520 George Talbot had a chapel added to the parish church at Sheffield to serve as a family chapel with a burial vault below. A monument to Talbot and his two wives can still be seen in what was then the church of St Peter and St Paul, Sheffield which is now Sheffield Cathedral.

[edit] Family

His maternal grandparents were Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Anne Neville. Anne was a daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland.

He married Anne Hastings, daughter of William Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings and Katherine Neville. Her maternal grandparents were Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury and Alice Neville, 5th Countess of Salisbury. They had 11 children:

Mary Talbot (d. 16 April 1572), married Henry Percy, 6th Earl of Northumberland

Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury (c. 1500–1560)

Margaret Talbot (d. bef. 1516), married Henry Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland

Elizabeth Talbot (c. 1507 – aft. 6 May 1552), married William Dacre, 3rd Baron Dacre and had issue.

Dorothy Talbot

Richard Talbot (no issue)

Henry Talbot (d. v.p.)

John Talbot (d. young)

John Talbot (also d. young)

William Talbot (no issue; Marshal of Ireland?)

Lucy Talbot

After Anne died in 1520 he married Elizabeth Walden the daughter of Sir Richard Walden. They had one child:

Anne Chetwynd-Talbot (18 March 1523 – 18 July 1588), married first Peter Compton (d. 30 January 1544) and had one son, Henry Compton, 1st Baron Compton; married second William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke.

Talbot fought for Henry VII of England at the Battle of Stoke.

George Talbot had Sheffield Manor built in 1516 to serve as a country retreat. Thomas Cardinal Wolsey stayed here as Talbot's guest on his way to face trial for treason in 1530. In 1520 he had a chapel added to the parish church at Sheffield to serve as a family chapel with a burial vault below. A monument to Talbot and his two wives can still be seen in the church (now Sheffield Cathedral).

[edit] References

Talbot genealogy at the Tudor Place

Political offices

Preceded by

The Earl of Shrewsbury Lord High Steward of Ireland

1473–1538 Succeeded by

The Earl of Shrewsbury

Preceded by

Sir Gilbert Talbot Lord Steward

1509–1538 Succeeded by

The Duke of Suffolk

Peerage of England

Preceded by

John Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury

1473–1538 Succeeded by

Francis Talbot

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George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury

M, #12288, b. circa 1468, d. 26 July 1538

Last Edited=23 Dec 2005

Consanguinity Index=1.4%

    George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury was born circa 1468. He was the son of John Talbot, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury and Catherine Stafford. He married Anne Hastings, daughter of Sir William Hastings, 1st Lord Hastings and Katherine Neville. He died on 26 July 1538.
    George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury gained the title of 4th Earl of Shrewsbury. He gained the title of 9th Baron Furnivall. He had 6 sons and five daughters by his second marriage, and six sons and five daughters by Anne, his first wife.

Child of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury

Anne Talbot+ 1

Child of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Elizabeth Walden

Anne Chetwynd-Talbot

Children of George Talbot, 4th Earl of Shrewsbury and Anne Hastings

Elizabeth Talbot+

Margaret Talbot

Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury+ b. c 1500, d. 25 Sep 1560

Citations

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2927. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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