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Gilbert Talbot
(Bef 1222-Bef 1274)
Gwenthlian verch Rhys
(Abt 1219-)
William de Beauchamp Baron of Elmley Castle, Earl of Warwick
(Abt 1217/18-1298)
Isabel Mauduit
(-Bef 1268)
Sir Richard Talbot Knight
(Abt 1250-Bef 1307)
Sarah de Beauchamp
(Abt 1250-After 1317)
Sir Gilbert Talbot Lord


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Ann le Boteler

Sir Gilbert Talbot Lord

  • Born: 18 Oct 1276, Wyke, Cornwall, England
  • Marriage: Ann le Boteler 141
  • Died: 13 Feb 1346 at age 69

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• Background Information. 141
Gilbert Talbot, son and heir, born 18 October 1276. On 22 March 1311 he was in a commission to view St. Briavel's castle and the vert and venison of the forest of Dean. In 1313, he was among those who were pardoned for their share in the death of Gavaston. In 1314 and 1315, he was summoned to perform service against the Scots. Being in arms with the Barons confederated against the Despensers, a commission was issued, 15 January 1321/2, to arrest him, with the Earl of Hereford, Richard Talbot and others, for attacking the King's subjects in co. Warwick, and for attacking and burning Bridgnorth; and his lands were taken into the King's hands until further order. On 16 March 1321/2, styled Banneret, he was captured in arms against the King at the battle of Borough bridge; but he was allowed to make fine for his life and to have his lands, and he was discharged from prison, 11 July, and pardoned, 1 November 1322.

On 28 October 1322, Gilbert Talbot was empowered to arrest malefactors in co. Gloucester; and on 1 November he was appointed keeper of the castle, town and barton of Gloucester. In 1324, he was returned by the sheriff of co. Hereford as a knight to attend the Great Council at Westminster. In 1325 he was summoned to perform service in Guienne, as one of the conditions of his pardon. On 13 February 1326/7 all fines due from him were cancelled by Edward III: and he is styled Banneret, 24 November following. In March 1327/8 he was the King's Chamberlain. On 2 April 1328 he obtained, as King's Chamberlain, a grant to himself and his heirs of free warren in his demesne lands of Eccleswall and Credenhill, and Longhope, co. Gloucester; and on 7 May following he obtained an inspeximus and confirmation of Henry II's charter granting Linton to Richard Talbot, of whom he was described as kinsman and heir.

Gilbert Talbot and his son Richard had letters of protection, 14 April 1329, being about to cross the sea with the King. On 22 September 1329 he was licensed to alienate land in Linton in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Lire, in Fratice. On 10 April 1330, he was granted protection for 1 year; on 18 July he was licensed to grant land to the prior and convent of Wormesley, co. Hereford; Justice of South Wales, 23 October 1330, being so appointed for life, 12 December 1339; Keeper of Builth castle, 12 December 1330-16 February 1330/1. He was summoned to Parliament from 27 January 1331/2 to 20 April 1343, by writs directed Gilberto Talbot, whereby he is held to have become Lord Talbot. Keeper of Bwlch-y-dinas and Bllaenllyfni castles, co. Brecknock, and of Newcastle Emlyn castle, co. Carmarthen, for life, 2 October 1333; also of Carmarthen castle, shortly before 4 February 1339/40. On 13 July 1337, he and his fellow Justice of South Wales, Hugh le Despenser, were appointed to be captains and leaders of the men of South Wales against the King's enemies.

Gilbert Talbot is said to have married Anne, daughter of William le Botiler, of Wem. He died 24 February 1345/6 at Eccleswall.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XIIA, pp. 610-612

Gilbert married Ann le Boteler, daughter of Sir William le Boteler Knight and Angharad verch Gruffydd.141 (Ann le Boteler was born about 1278 in Wem, Shropshire, England.)

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