~1255, Richard Talebot born in England, s/o 243378400. Sir Gilbert Talbot & 243378401. Gwenllian ap Rhys.
~1260, Sarah born in England, d/o 11819498. Earl William de Beauchamp & 11819499. Maud Fitz John.
[––Richard & Sarah––]
Aft. 1/7/1269, Richard married to Sarah.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1274, Richard’s father died.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
7/26/1276, Richard was granted protection as he was going to Navarre with Edmund of Lancaster (11819892), the king's brother. Earl Edmund married widow Blanche of Artois in Navarre; Blanche surrendering the regency of Champagne to Edmund.
7/28/1279, Suit … between the abbot of Flaxleye and Richard Talebot concerning the common of pasture that Richard claims to have in the abbot's wood of Flaxleye. (S) CCRs.
10/7/1280, Order to permit Richard Talebot to take in his wood of Longehope and Fowehop, which are within the forest of Dene, timber to roof his houses at Eccleswell. (S) CCRs.
3/30/1281, Richard was licensed to hunt and take with his own hands fox, cat, hare and wolf throughout the king's forest of Dean. (S) CPRs.
1282, Richard in royal service in Wales.
12/11/1282, King Edward’s forces defeated Llewelyn ap Gruffydd at the Battle of Radnor in eastern Wales. King Edward received the head of Llywelyn at Rhuddlan castle. [Aka Battle of Orewin Bridge.]
1292, Sir Richard Talbot summoned by writ of quo warranto to show cause for refusal to discharge the duties of judge in the County Court on law days, and on court days, in the hundred of Grimsworth. (S) History and Antiquities – Hereford, Duncumb, 1882, P79.
1294, The Gascon War began between England and France, lasting 9 years.
1294, Richard summoned to Gascony.
1295, Richard Talbot sheriff of Gloucester. (S) History of Gloucester, V1, Rudge, 1803, P63.
7/7/1297, Richard summonded to muster at London with horses and arms due to holding £20 yearly value in Hereford.
8/23/1297, King Edward left England with 500 ships to attack France and assert his rights. Because of the refusal of many barons, Edward only had a small contingent of knights. The army sailed for Flanders to seek additional support.
7/14/1297, Richard was appointed to the custody of the castle and town of Cardiff. (S) CPRs.
1298, Richard was summoned to serve against the Scots.
7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.
10/23/1299, Richard was on a commission in Gloucestershire. (S) CPRs.
9/26/1300, Richard the sheriff of Gloucester. (S) CCRs.
Bef. 1301, Richard adopted the arms of the Prince of Wales [his maternal grandfather held the title.] (S) Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms, V1, 1874, P120.
2/12/1301, His seal was appended to the Baron's letter to the Pope, as Richard Talbot, Lord of Eccleswall; asserting the right of King Edward to the superior power in Scotland. (S) History of the Castles of Herefordshire, Robinson, 1869, P52.
5/12/1301, Richard was directed to select 700 footmen in Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean and conduct them to Berwick-on-Tweed. (S) CPRs.
6/1301, King Edward attacked Scone, Scotland and removed the Scot’s ancient coronation stone, installing it at Westminster.
11/21/1301, Richard to select 500 men and conduct them to Linlithgow. [Richard also assigned with Nicholas Fermbaud to raise 500 quarters of wheat, and 500 of oats in Gloucester. (S) CCRs.]
3/1/1306, Richard was required to provide wheat and wine from county Gloucester for the king’s army in Scotland.
8/1306, Richard died holding Eccleswell manor with its members in Lynton, Weston, Ryford, at Walford, Lea, messuages and 58a. at Coughton, Credenhill manor …
9/3/1306, IPM of Richard Talebot. Hereford: Eckeluswalle. The manor with its members of Weston, Ruford, Lynton, Walton and Cotton … Cradenhulle. The manor, including a park with deer, … Gilbert his son, aged 29 on the feast of St. Luke last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
5/6/1316, IPM of Ralph Hathewy. Gloucester: … Lideneye. 5a. land … held of Sarah Talebot … (S) CIsPM, 1908, P417.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P511. (S) Sheffield Parish, Hampshire; Hunter, 1819. (S) Coll’s Towards the Hist. and Antiq’s of the County of Hereford, Duncan, Pt.1, V2, 1812, P378.
Children of Richard and Sarah:
i. Gilbert Talbot, born 1277 in Hereford, England.
10/21/1306, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to deliver to Gilbert Talebot, son and heir of Richard Talebot, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage. (S) CFRs.
Gilbert married Anne Boteler.
3/16/1322, Gilbert captured at the battle of Boroughbridge; fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers.
11/1/1322, Gilbert given back his estate after committing to a large fine. (S) Edward III, Borthwell, 2004, P17.
Aft. 1327, Gilbert’s fine from the battle of Boroughbridge aquitted by Queen Isabella after the abdication of King Edward II.
1328, Gilbert received a charter of free warren at his manor. (S) History and Antiquities – Hereford, Duncumb, 1882, P79.
1332, Gilbert summoned to parliament for the 1st time.
Aft. 1343, Gilbert died.
ii. Richard Talbot (60844600), born ~1287 in Hereford, England. [2nd son]
iii. Joan Talbot (30422273), born ~1289 in Hereford, England.