Biography of George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford

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Around 1468 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was born to John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford and Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford at Shifnal Manor.

On 28 Jun 1473 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford succeeded as 4th Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 4th Earl Waterford, 9th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295), 13th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309), 10th Baron Talbot (1C 1331).

In 1473 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was appointed as Lord High Steward of Ireland.

In 1475 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

On 27 Jun 1481 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford were married. Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford by marriage Countess Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Countess Waterford.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
Richard Guildford
Walter Hungerford
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby
John Wingfield
Edward Woodville
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain
Roger Kynaston
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney
William Brandon
James Harrington
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk
John Sacheverell, and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath.
William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Savage commanded.
Robert Poyntz was knighted.

Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby
John Conyers
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley
Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln
Humphrey Stafford
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.
John Babington, William Brandon, James Harrington, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk, John Sacheverell, William Alington, Robert Mortimer, Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe, Richard Bagot and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley were killed.
William Catesby was executed at Leicester after the battle.
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster held as a hostage by Richard III before the Battle of Bosworth.
Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland betrayed Richard III King England by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

Battle of Stoke Field

On 16 Jun 1487 a Lancastrian army defeated a Yorkist army at the Battle of Stoke Field; considered by many to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Lancastrian army of Henry Tudor comprised:
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Henry Willoughby
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
John Mordaunt
Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape
William Norreys
Edward Norreys wounded
John Paston
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster
Edward Woodville
Thomas Lovell, knighted.
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney.
The Yorksists John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, Edward Stanhope, Thomas Fitzgerald and Martin Schwartz were killed. Lambert Simnel fought and was captured. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.

On 16 Jun 1487 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was appointed 234th Knight Garter: Henry VII.

On 28 Nov 1489 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford godfather Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland.

In 1500 Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Death of Prince Arthur

On 23 Apr 1502 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 's funeral was held at St Laurence's Church presided over by William Smyth Bishop Lincoln. George Grey 2nd Earl Kent, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis and Richard Pole attended. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was Chief Mourner. Edward Howard and Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex carried The Canopy. .

In 1512 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was appointed as Privy Council.

Battle of the Spurs

On 16 Aug 1513 Henry VIII fought at Thérouanne during the Battle of the Spurs. Henry's army included George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (commanded), Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset, Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Henry Bourchier 2nd Earl Essex, 3rd Count Eu, John Vere 15th Earl Oxford and Anthony Wingfield. John "Tilbury Jack" Arundell, William Compton, John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford and William Hussey was knighted by Henry VII King England and Ireland. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West and Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor was created as Knight Banneret.

On 18 Mar 1523 Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

On 26 Jul 1538 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford died at Wingfield.

After 26 Jul 1538 George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford was buried at Sheffield Cathedral.

John Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

John Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Dorothy Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Margaret Talbot Baroness Clifford was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Anne Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Death of Prince Arthur

On 25 Apr 1502. Arthur Tudor Prince Wales was buried in the Chantry Chapel of Prince Arthur in Worcester Cathedral.
William Smyth Bishop Lincoln presided.
George Grey 2nd Earl Kent and George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford received Arthur's Coat of Arms, Richard Grey 3rd Earl Kent received Arthur's shield, John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Powis received Arthur's sword, pommel forwards. Gruffydd ap Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth carried Prince Arthur's banner.
Gerald Fitzgerald 9th Earl Kildare rode Arthur's courser as the Man at Arms, in Arthur's full armour, carrying Arthur's poleaxe, pointed down, through the Nave to the Altar where he was stripped of Arthur's clothes.
The Chapel is to the right of the High Altar in the Chancel. It is decorated with heraldic carvings symbolising the houses of York, Lancaster, Beaufort and Catherine of Aragon’s Pomegranite. His Purbeck marble tomb chest is decorated with the arms of England. Heis buried beneath the cathedral’s floor several feet away from the tomb that visitors can see.

Henry Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Mary Talbot Countess Northumberland was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Richard Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

William Talbot was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Elizabeth Talbot Baroness Dacre Gilsland was born to George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford and Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Talbot

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford Great x 5 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

GrandFather: John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Talbot 7th Baron Strange Blackmere, 4th Baron Talbot Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 3rd Baron Talbot Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Petronella Butler Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Ankaret Strange 7th Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Strange 4th Baron Strange Blackmere Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Fitzalan Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Maud Neville Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Neville 5th Baron Furnivall Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Furnival 5th Baroness Furnivall Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Furnival 4th Baron Furnivall Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

GrandMother: Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Butler 3rd Earl Ormonde Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Butler 2nd Earl Ormonde Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy Countess Ormonde

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Welles Countess Ormonde Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Ros Baroness Welles Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp Countess Ormonde Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 1st Baron Bergavenny Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Baroness Bergavenny Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 9th Earl Surrey, 11th Earl Arundel Great x 2 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Mother: Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp Countess Stafford Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas of Woodstock Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet