Sir John Talbot Knight, Esquire of Salisbury
- Born: Salesbury, Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Isabella Clitheroe 763,932
- Died: After 1449 and Before 1484, Salesbury, Lancashire, England
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 932
John Talbot of Salesbury, Lancashire, was grandson of Edward Talbot of Bashall, Yorkshire, who died in 46 Edward III, or 1373. He married Isabella, daughter of Richard de Cliderou. In 1423, a dispensation was granted, on the ground of their having been ignorant of the fact that they were related in the fourth degree of consanguity when they contracted their married. She died 1 Aug 1432 (Inq. p. m.)
~Transactionf of the Historic Society of Lancashire, 1898, p. 229
• Background Information. 763
John Talbet survived his wife, Isabella, who died shortly before 1 Aug 1432. John died 27 Henry VI, and was followed in the possession of the manor of Salebury by seven John Talbots in succession, in every instance, except for one, being the descent from father to son. the one exception was grandfather to grandson.
~Visitation of Lancashire 1533, pp. 37-39
• Background Information. 827
In 1440 the sheriff was directed to summon before the justices at Lancaster twenty-four men of the view of frankpledge of Salesbury, Clayton, Wilpshire, Dinckley, Oswaldtwistle and Dutton to recognize if John Talbot and John, his son on 1 April 1438 gathered round them a number of armed men, entered the manors of Salesbury and Clayton belonging to Richard de Hoghton, esq., and forcibly occupied his lands in the places named. As a result of arbitration in 1449 this manor and appendant estates were awarded to John Talbot in right of Isabella his wife, daughter and co-heir of Richard fourth son of Robert de Clitheroe the elder, and to Henry son of Richard de Hoghton were awarded the manor of Little Pendleton and lands in various places. John Talbot died a few weeks after the date of the award seised of the manor and appurtenant estates.
Agnes relict of Richard Clitheroe in 1427 released her right in these estates to John Talbot and Isabella his wife [Towneley MS. HH, no. 187]. John Talbot divorced his first wife Margery in 1415 [ibid. DD, no. 1066] and obtained a dispensation to legalize his marriage to Isabella Clitheroe in 1423, they being related in the fourth degree [Lich. Epis. Reg.]. Isabella died in 1432 seised of this manor and estates, John her son, aged six, being her heir subject to her husband's occupation by the courtesy of England [Lancs. Inq. p.m. (Chet. Soc.), ii, 41].
John Talbot received from Edward IV an annuity of 20 marks for his faithful service 'in captura magni adversarii nostri Henrici nuper in facto sed non de jure regis Anglie.' [Towneley MS. HH, no. 212.] This was confirmed to his son John Talbot, knight, by Richard III in 1484 [ibid. 213; DD, no. 1031].
~VCH: A History of the County of Lancaster: Vol. 6, pp. 252-257
John married Isabella Clitheroe, daughter of Richard Clitheroe and Agnes. (Isabella Clitheroe died Shortly before 1 Aug 1432 in Lancashire, England 763,932.)