Sir Richard Talbot Knight
- Born: Abt 1250, Linton Manor, Bromyard, Herefordshire, England
- Marriage: Sarah de Beauchamp after 7 Jan 1268 141
- Died: Bef 1307, Eccles, Lancashire, England
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 141
Richard Talbot, son and heir, was born about 1250. On 26 Jul 1276 he was granted protection, as going to Navarre with Edmund the King's brother. On 30 Mar 1281 he was licensed to hunt and take with his own hands fox, cat, hare and wolf throughout the King's forest of Dean. In 1297 and 1298 he was thrice summoned to serve against the Scots. On 14 Jul 1297 he was appointed to the custody of the castle and town of Cardiff; on 30 Jul, to assess and collect a one-eighth and one-fifth of movables in Staffs; and on 23 Oct 1299 he was in a commission in Gloucestershlre; Sheriff of Gloucestershire, October 1299-Oct1301. His seal was appended to the Barons' letter to the Pope, as on 12 Feb 1300/01, as Richard Talbot Lord of Eccleswall. On 12 May 1301 he was directed to select 700 footmen in Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean, and conduct them to Berwick-on-Tweed; and on 21 Nov to select 500 and conduct them to Linlithgow. On 18 Dec 1301 he had letters of credence to expound to the knights, men and community in co. Gloucester the need of their aiding the King and his army in Scotland with 500 quarters of wheat; and on 1 Mar1305/6 he was required to provide wheat and wine from co. Gloucester for the same purpose.
Richard Talbot is said to have married, after 7 Jan 1268/9, Sarah, sister of William de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, daughter of William de Beauchamp, of Elmley, co. Worcester, by Isabel, sister and heir of William Mauit, Ear; of Warwick, daughter of William Mauduit, of Hanslope, Bucks. He died shortly before 3 Sep 1306. Sarah Talbot, probably his widow, was living, Jul 1317.
~Cokayne's The Complete Peerage, Vol. XII, p. 609-610
Richard married Sarah de Beauchamp, daughter of William de Beauchamp Baron of Elmley Castle, Earl of Warwick and Isabel Mauduit, after 7 Jan 1268. (Sarah de Beauchamp was born about 1250 in Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, England and died after Jul 1317.)