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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lord Richard Talbot & Joan de Mortimer

 60844600. Lord Richard Talbot & 60844601. Joan de Mortimer

~1287, Richard born in England, 2nd s/o 121689200. Sir Richard Talbot & 121689201. Sarah de Beauchamp.

11/24/1291, Joan de Mortimer, born at Caerphilly castle, Wales, coheir & d/o 121689202. Hugh de Mortimer & 121689203. Maud le Marshall.

1304, Joan age 12 at the death of her father.

1/15/1305, Grant to Margaret, Queen of England, the king’s consort, … the marriage of the elder daughter [Joan] of Hugh de Mortuo Mari.


Joan as a minor married to Thomas de Bykenore. (S) IPM of her mother, 2/15/1308.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

4/1/1308, Joan gave proof of age. Reginald de la Mare, age 70, testified as Joan be the eldest daughter. Sir William de Mortimer, knight, age 60, said he was at Joan’s baptism. (S) The Seymour Family of Hatch, Somerset, and De La Mare Family of Little Hereford, Reed, 2010.

Bef. 9/3/1306, Richard’s father died; his older brother Gilbert succeeding.

11/1316, Joan’s husband, Thomas de Bykenore, died.

[––Richard & Joan––]

1317, Richard of Eccleswall, Hereford, married widow Joan and acquired Richard’s castle, Hertfordshire.

1322, Richard sided with Thomas, earl of Lancaster, in the Despenser war.

3/10/1322, Sir Richard Talbot of Richard’s Castle fought at the battle of Boroughbridge on the losing side with with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster. (S) English Historical Review, No. 390, Saul, 1984.

3/10-16/1322, King Edward defeated the rebel forces of Earl Thomas of Lancaster at the Battle of Burton Bridge [aka Boroughbridge], on the river Trent, northwest of York. Thomas held the bridge blocking the King’s return from Wales. King Edward forded the river at Walton-on-Trent, flanked Thomas, and captured him. The royalist forces were defending their position with dismounted men-at-arms and archers against an attacking calvary.

8/1324, King Edward began the War of Saint-Sardos with his brother-in-law King Charles of France, who had invaded Aquitaine. Richard with Hugh le Despenser, as the English forces in the Saint Sardos War in France lost in battle.

1/16/1326, Licence for Isabel de Mortuo Mari to grant for life to Richard Talbot of Richard’s castle and Joan his wife the manor of Wodeham Mortymer, 22s. of rent and a rent of 1 lb of pepper in Little Braxstede and the advowson of he church which are held in chief as of the honor of Peverel, with remainders to John ther son and the heirs of his body. Licence for the said Richard and Joan to grant for life to the said Isabel the manor of Wychebaud, co. Worcester, held in chief. (S) CPRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

7/25/1328, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Richard Talbot of a messuage and land in Lunton to the abbot and convent of Grace Dieu. (S) CPRs.

11/25/1329, Richard died.


2/15/1330, Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Joan, late the wife of Richard Talbot of Richard’s castle, of a messuage … in Northwyk in Worcester … to the prior and convent of Whiston by Wighan, … (S) CPRs.

2/18/1330, Roger de Grey, lord of Detfrencloit, acknowledges that he owes to Joan, late the wife of Richard Talbot, lady of Richard's Castle, £600. (S) CCRs.

2/22/1330 at Coderugg, Enrolment of grant from Joan, late the wife of Richard Thalebot, to John de Wotton … her manor of Richard’s castle, cos. Hereford and Salop, manor of Blethevagh in the cantred of Melenyth in South Wales, manor of Coderugg, co. Worcester, manor of Hobrugg, co. Essex, and the advowsons … John de Wotton to John son of Joan and to Juliana his wife … the manor of Coderugg, co. Worcestor, and the advowson … with remainder to Richard, the elder brother of the said John, with remainder to Thomas, the said Richard’s brother, with remainder to Richard, the younger brother of the said Thomas, with reminder to the aforesaid Joan. (S) CCRs.

1331, Joan Talbot, widow of Sir Richard Talbot, of Richard's Castle, Hereford, gave one messuage, 15 acres of land, 1d. rent, and half an acre of meadow, with appurtenances, in Flagge, in the manor of Northwick to the White Ladies of Aston nunnery. (S) History of the County of Worcester, V2, 1971.

6/20/1333, Protection with clause volumus, for 1 year, for Joan late the wife of Richard Talbot.

4/3/1337, Commission of oyer … complaint by Joan, late the wife of Richard Talbot, that … Reginald de la Mare, the elder, Robert, his brother, … and others broke her parks at Richards castle … (S) CPRs.

1340, Joan died.

1/12/1340, IPM of Joan late the wife of Richard Talbot, of Richard’s Castle. Worcester: Coterugge, Whychebaud, Carkedone and Homme. The manors … John Talbot, her son, aged 25 years at the feast of St. Michael last, is her next heir. … Hereford: Blethevau, in the cantred of Mellenith in South Wales. The manor … Essex: Wodeham Mortymer. The manor … the manor of Hobregge to the said John Talbot and Juliana his wife, and to the heirs of their bodies. (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P694. (S) Sheffield Parish, Hampshire; Hunter, 1819.

Family notes:

There are multiple persons named Richard Talbot contemporary who’s records are difficult to distinguish, e.g.:

·         Richard Talbot, of Molaghyd, Ireland, also died in 1329, before this Richard, also leaving a minor as his heir. (S) CFRs, 7/7/1329.

·         3/3/1328, Grant to Richard Talebot 'le Uncle' [s/o Gilbert] of the keeping of the honours York, of Peverel, Boulogne, Reylegh and Haghenet in the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertford, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Bedford. (S) CFRs.

Children of Richard and Joan:

i. Richard Talbot, born ? in England. [For some reason Richard passed over as the heir.]

ii. John Talbot (30422300), born 9/29/1318 in England.

2/7/1341, Order to deliver to John Talbot, son and heir of Joan late the wife of Richard Talbot of Richard’s castle, and to Juliana his wife the manor of Blethenan in the cantred of Mellemuth in South Wales with appurtenances in co. Hereford the manor of Richard’s castle, … the king has taken the John’s homage. (S) CCRs.

iii. Thomas Talbot, born ? in England.

iv. Richard Talbot, born ? in England. [2nd son of same name, see 2/22/1330.]

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