NameGilbert Talbot Baron Talbot
Birth18 Oct 1276, Wyke, Cornwall, England
Deathbef 1 Mar 1346, Eccleswall, Herefordshire, England
MotherSarah de Beauchamp (~1255->1317)
Misc. Notes
Gilbert succeeded his father, and was in the expedition made into Scotland in 26th of Edward I; and having been implicated in themurder of Piers Gaveston, obtained a pardon in the 7th of Edward II, andin 1314 was constituted Governor of the town and castle of Gloucester.Afterwards he was engaged in the insurrection of Thomas, Earl ofLancaster, against the power of the two Hugh de Spencers, and he wascompelled, in order to save his life and preserve his estates, to enterinto a recognizance to ¶2000, with one ton of wine. Upon accession ofEdward III, however, that obligation was cancelled. Moreover, beingknight banneret, he became active for the King in military affairs, andthere was due him ¶116-3s-8d for services of himself and his men-at-arms.In the 4th of Edward III he was Justice of South Wales, and was summonedto Parliament as a baron, and from that period to the 17th of Edward III,1330-1344. He obtained a grant in fee of the castles and lordships ofBlenleveny and Bulkedinas in 1346, and died the same year. He was the 1stBaron Talbot.



John S. Wurts, MAGNA CHARTA; Philadelphia, Brookfield Pub. Co.,1958. Part
III, p. 523; part V, p. 1080.
Spouses
FatherWilliam le Botiller (1274-1334)
MotherBeatrice
ChildrenRichard (~1302-1356)
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