5/3/1337, John born in at Richard’s castle, Herefordshire, England, heir & s/o 30422300. Sir John Talbot & 30422301. Juliane de Grey.
~1344, Katherine born in England.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
1356, John’s father died.
12/10/1357, Grant to the king’s daughter Isabel of the wardship of the lands late of John Talbot of Richard’s Castle, deceased, … as well as of the marriage of the heir. (S) CPRs.
2/26/1358, John Talbot testified that John le Meleward of Gloucester was not guilty of the death of John de Malverne. (S) CPRs.
5/28/1359, Writ for Proof of age of John, son and heir of John Talbot, of Richard's Castle: Hereford: The jury say that the said heir was of age on the feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross last, viz. 21 years complete … baptized in the church of St. Bartholomew, Ricardescastel, … they put the day of his birth in the missal, so there it is written … born in Richard’s Castle and baptized in the church of the same town on the day and feast of the Invention of the Holy Cross, A.D. 1337. (S) CIsPM.
12/1361, John’s mother died.
1/27/1362, Order to Philip de Lutteleye, escheator in the county of Hereford, to deliver to John Talbot, knight, son and heir of John Talbot of Richard's Castle, knight, and Juliana, late his wife, both deceased, the lands late of his said father and mother ; as the king has taken his homage and fealty. (S) CFRs.
6/28/1362, Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Henton … by John Talbot, a messuage, … in Norton, St. Philip. … (S) CPRs.
10/20/1362, Commission of oyer and terminer to … John Knyvet, John Talbot and Simon Pakeman, … (S) CPRs.
11/15/1362, John Talbot, ‘chivaler,’ Richard de Leycestre, … mainperned … for the good behavior of William Flamvill, ‘chivaler,’ … (S) CPRs.
[––John & Katherine––]
By 1363, John married Katherine.
7/29/1366, Commission of oyer … that John Talbot, ‘chivaler,’ … broke his houses … counties of Worcester and Hereford. (S) CPRs.
2/10/1367, Commission of array … Richard de la Bere, Thomas Chaundos, John de Eynesford, John Talbot, … county of Hereford. (S) CPRs.
11/30/1367, John Talbot of Richardescastel, ‘chivaler,’ going beyond seas in the company of Lionel, Duke of Clarence. (S) CPRs. [Going to Ireland.]
1370, Quit claim from John Talbot of the castle of Richard, Chivaler, Lord of Coterugge [Cotheridge, co. Worc.], to the Prioress and Convent of Westwode. (S) UKNA.
11/5/1373, Commission to the abbot of Wygmore, John Talbot of Richard’s Castle, … knights, … to take and arm as befits their estate mounted archers … in Salop, 60, in Hereford 60, and in Worcester 20 … to be ready to go to Ireland on the king’s service in the earl’s [Edmund de Mortuo Mari, earl of March] service … (S) CPRs.
2/1374, “John Talbot of Richards Castle, knight: Shropshire, Herefordshire, Essex, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire”, knt. of Richard’s castle, died. (S) UKNA, IPM.
2/18/1375, John died.
3/1/1375, Writ for IPM of John Talbot of Richards Castle. Salop: Wolfreton. The hamlet, parcel of the lordship of Richards Castle. Leyntwardyn in the march of Wales … He died on 18 February last. Richard his son, aged 5 years on 26 September last, is his heir. Hereford: Richards Castle. The castle, town, and lordship … Blethevagh. The lordship … Essex: Houbregg. The manor, held jointly with Katharine his wife, who survives … by gift of William Hanemash, parson of the church of Richards Castle, … with remainder to his right heirs. Worcester: Wychebaud. The manor … Coderugge. The manor … Gloucester: … Warwick: … (S) CIsPM.
1376, Katherine married 2nd Sir John Seintclere.
4/13/1377, Order to deliver to John Seintclere and Katherine his wife to her dower such as are in his bailiwick of the knight's fees and parts of fees following of John Talbot of Richards Castle knight tenant in chief. (S) CCRs.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
1381, Katherine died.
4/9/1381, Writ for IPM of Katharine late the wife of John Talbot, ‘chivaler’ in Essex and Worcester. (S) CFRs.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P694. (S) A History of the Castles of Herefordshire, 1869, P119.
· John styled himself: “Johannes Talbot, miles, fil. Et haeres Joh. Talbot de Castello Richardi, milities, et Julianae uxoris suae tenet manerium Blatvagh et 10s. redditus in Lentwardyn in com. Salop de Rege in capite per servitium mediaetatis Baroniae de Burford, quondam Roberti de Mortimer.”
Children of John and Katherine:
i. Elizabeth Talbot (7605575), born 1364 in England.
ii. Philipa Talbot, born 1366 in England.
Philipa married Sir Matthew Gournay.
6/16/1393, Order to give Warin Larchedeakne knight and Elizabeth his wife and Matthew Gournay knight and Philippa his wife, sisters and heirs of John Talbot son and heir of John Talbot of Richards Castle knight, livery of all knights' fees and parts of fees and all advowsons of churches whereof the said John the father died seised. (S) CCRs.
iii. Richard Talbot, born 9/29/1369 in England.
11/20/1381, Commitment to Thomas de Asteleye,' chivaler,' … held by knights service of Richard son and heir of John Talbot of Richards Castle, a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs.
1382, Richard died a minor, leaving his brother John as his heir.
iv. Eleanor Talbot, born 1371 in England.
8/26/1390, Eleanor died.
9/1/1390, IPM of Eleanor Talbot. Essex: Hoobreggehall in Wytham. The manor … She died on 26 August last. Elizabeth wife of Warin Lercedekne, knight, aged 25 years and more, and Philippa wife of Matthew Gurney, knight, aged 24 years and more, are her sisters and heirs. (S) CIsPM.
v. John Talbot, born ? in England.
7/8/1388, IPM of John Talbot, son and heir of John Talbot of Richards Castle, knight, a minor. Salop: Wolfreton. The hamlet … Elizabeth wife of Warin Lerchedekene, knight, aged 24 years and more, Philippa wife of Matthew Gourney, knight, aged 21 years and more, and Eleanor, aged 16 years and more, are his sisters and heirs. (S) CIsPM.