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Katherine Talbot

Birthplace: Swannington, Leicestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Talbot, of Richard's Castle and Juliane (Gratiana) de Grey
Wife of Ralph Parles, Sr., MP, Esq., of Shutlanger
Mother of Margaret Hervey
Sister of Sir John Talbot, of Richard's Castle and Gilbert de Talbot, Sir Justice of the Peace for Berkshire & Wiltshire

Managed by: Jane Louise Wurster
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About Katherine Talbot

I. KATHERINE TALBOT, married (as his 1st wife) before 20 Jan. 1364 (date of fine) RALPH PARLES, Esq., of Shutlanger (in Stoke Bruerne), Watford, and Byfield, Northamptonshire,. They had one daughter, Margery.

Child of Katherine Talbot, by Ralph Parles, Esq.:

i. MARGERY PARLES, married (1st) JOHN HERVEY, Esq., of Thurleigh, Colworth, Felmersham, Risely, and Wotton, Bedfordshire, Knight of the

Douglas Richardson writes:

.... Thus, it would appear that Ralph Parles first wife was Katherine Talbot, not Joan Talbot, she being a daughter of John Talbot, Knt., of Richard's Castle, Herefordshire, by his wife, Juliane, daughter of Roger de Grey, Knt., 1st Lord Grey of Ruthin. Katherine Talbot's mother's descent from Geoffrey Plantagenet can be found in my book, Plantagenet Ancestry (2004).


Proceedings of the Bury & West Suffolk Archæological Institute 2 (1859): 293–425. Wigram, Chronicles of the Abbey of Elstow (1885) (Parles arms: Per pale indented or and azure). Repingdon, Reg. of Philip Repingdon 1 (Lincoln Rec. Soc. 57) (1963): 200. Roskell, House of Commons 1386–1421 4 (1992): 17–19 (biog. of Ralph Parles). VCH Northampton 5 (2002): 388. PRO Documents, Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/178/82, number 538; CP 25/1/178/86, number 27; CP 25/1/179/91, number 52; CP 25/1/179/91, number 53; CP 25/1/179/92, number 4 (abstract of fines available online at http:// www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/fines/search.php).

Ralph Parles, Esq., and his wife, Katherine Talbot, had one daughter, Margery Parles, who married (1st) John Hervey, Esq., of Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, and (2nd) William Argentine, Knt., of Halesworth, Suffolk and Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire. Margery Parles had four known children by her Hervey marriage, but none by her Argentine marriage. There are many modern descendants of the Hervey marriage. ...

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Swannington, Leicestershire, England
Age 19
Norfolk, England