Biography of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford

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In 1528 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was born to Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford and Mary Dacre.

On 28 Apr 1539 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford were married.

Before Nov 1551 Francis Talbot was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

On 20 Nov 1552 Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl Shrewsbury, 7th Earl Waterford was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

On 25 Sep 1560 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford succeeded as 6th Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 6th Earl Waterford, 11th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295), 15th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309), 12th Baron Talbot (1C 1331). Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford by marriage Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Earl Waterford.

On 25 Sep 1560 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was appointed as Chamberlain of the Exchequer.

Before 25 Feb 1561 Edward Talbot 8th Earl Shrewsbury, 8th Earl Waterford was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford at Sheffield.

In 1561 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was appointed 344th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I.

1562 News Years Day Gift Giving

On 01 Jan 1562 the New Years Gift Giving was held. Those who gave gifts provide an interesting who's who of the Elizabethan Court soon after Elizabeth I's Coronation. Queen Elizabeth was present since a number are described as "With the Qene her Majestie. ".
For 'dimy' read 'demi' ie half-sovereigns.
Neweeyeur's Gyftes gevon to the Quene her Majestie by those Parsons whose Names hereafter ensue, the first of January, the Yere above wrytten.
By the Lady Margaret Strainge, a little round mounte of golde to conteyne a pomaunder in it. With the Qene her Majestie. Note. Lady Margaret Strange married Henry Stanley Lord Strange on 07 Feb 1555. In 1561 he had not succeeded to Earldom of Derby and was known by the courtesy title Lord Strange. She is listed first since she was one of the few remaining direct descendants of Henry VII, being a great-granddaughter by his daughter Mary Tudor. Margaret Clifford was first in line to succeed in 1568 but died in 1596 before Elizabeth I.
Dukes, Marquises and Earls
By the Duke of Norfolke, in a purse of purple silke and golde knit, in sundry coynes of golde £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Winchester, High Threasourer of Englande, in a purse of crymsen satten, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Marquis of Northampton, in a purse of crymsen silke and gold knit, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Arundell, Lord Steward, in a paper, in angels, £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Shrewesburye, in a red silke purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Darbye, in a purse of crymsen satten, embraudered with golde, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Pembroke, in a purse of black silk and silver knit, in new angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Bedforde, in a purse of black silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Rutlande, in a purse of red silk and golde knytt, in dimy soveraigns and angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Huntingdon, in a red silk purse, in angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Westmerlande, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Earle of Oxforde, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £10 0s 0d.
By the Thomas Percy 7th Earl NorthumberlandEarle of Northumberlande, in a purse of black silke and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d. With the Quene her Highness.
By the Earle of Warwike, a smocke wrought with black silk, a peire of slevis, and a partelett wrought with gold, silver, and black silke. Delivered to the Lady Cobham.
By the Viscounte Mountague, in a purse of cloth of golde, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Bishops. The list of Bishops ends with "With her said Majestie"; unclear whether this refers to all the Bishops listed.
By the Archbusshop of Caunterbury, in a red silk purse, in dimy soveraigns £40 0s 0d.
By the Archbusshop of York, in soveraigns £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Duresme, in a purse of crymson silk and gold knytt, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Ely, in a red vellat purse, in angells £30 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Wynchester, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt and set with pearles, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of London, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Salisbury, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Worcester, in a black vellat purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lyncoln, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chychester, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Norwich, in a blew silk purse £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Hereforde, in a green silk purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Lychfield and Coventry, in a red satten purse, in angells £13 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Rochester, in a red purse, in gold £13 6s 8d.
By the Busshop of Saint Davies, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Bathe, in a purse of red silk, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Exetour, in a blew silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Peterborowe, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Busshop of Chester, in a red purse, in angells and soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Duchesses and Countesses
By the Duchess of Norfolke, in a prse of crymsen silk and gold knyt, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Duchess of Somerset, in a purse of silver and black silk, in royalls and ducketts £14 0s 0d. Proably the Dowager Duchess of Somerset since her husband Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset had been executed in 1552, and their children disinherited as a result.
By the Frances Vere, in a purse of tawny silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Dowager since her husband Henry Howard 1516-1547, by courtesy Earl Surrey, had been executed in 1547.
By the Anne Talbot Countess Pembroke, in a cherry bag of crymsen satten, in new angells £15 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Bedford, in a purse of crymsen silk and silver knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Dorothy Howard Countess Derby, in a purse of crymson sattin embrodred with gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Oxford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Shrewisbury, Dowager, in a purse of black silk knytt, in dimy soveraignes £12 0s 0d.
By the Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford, in a red silk purse knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Huntingdon, Dowager, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Katherine Dudley Countess Huntingdon, in a red purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Anne Somerset Countess Northumberland, in a purse of black silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Countess of Rutland, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
Viscountesses
By the Vicountess Hereford, Dowager, six hankercheffes edged with gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Vicountess Mountague, in a purse of cloth of gold, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
Lordes
By the Lorde Keeper of the Great Seale, Bacon, in a purse of silver knytt, in angells £13 6s 8d.
By the William Howard 1st Baron Howard, in a purse of crymsen silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d
By the Lorde Pagett, in a greene purse in dimy soveraignes £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Clynton, Lord Admyrall, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Riche, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde North, in a purse of purple silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £20 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Lumley, in a paper, in angells £20 0s 0d.
By the Edward Hastings 1st Baron Hastings Loughborough, in a red silk purse, in French crowns £13 0s 0d.
By the Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Windsor, in a purse of crymsn silk and gold knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By John Grey, a haunce pott of allabaster garnished with silver gilt. Delivered in charge to John Asteley, Esq. Master and Threasourer of her Highnes Jewels and Plate. Lord John Grey assumed to be a courtesy title his father being Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset.
By the Henry Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley, in a red purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Mountejoye, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d.
By the Edward Neville 7th Baron Bergavenny, in a purse of red silke, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Scrowpe, in a purse of blak silk and silver knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Henry Carey 1st Baron Hunsdon, in a purse of crymsen silk, in double ducketts £13 6s 8d.
By the Lorde Strainge, in a purse of red silk and gold, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d. Lord Strange being the courtesy title for the Earldom of Derby. He wouldn't inherit until 1572.
By the Lorde Darcey of Chichey, in a red purse, in dimy soveraignes, £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shefild, in a red silk purse, in gold £10 0s 0d.
By the Lorde Shandowes, in a blak silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
Ladyes
By the Lady Howarde, in a purse of crymsen silk and knytt, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Clinton, a peire of sleevis of gold, pulled out with lawne. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Pagett, in gold £6 13s 4d.
By the Katherine Howard Baroness Berkeley, Lord Barkeley's wife, in gold £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Mountejoye, in a red silk purse, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Abergavenny, in a red satten purse, in dimy soveraignes £5 0s 0d.
By the Lady Caree of Hundesdon, in a blak purse knytt, in angells £10 0s 0d.
By the Lady Taylboyes, Sir Peter Carewe's wyfe, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in dimy soveraignes £10 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Cobham, a partelett and a peire of sleeves of sypers wrought with silver and blak silke. Re-delivered to herself.
By the Lady Dakers, a warming ball of gold, per oz. 3 oz. dim. With her said Majestie.
By the Douglas Howard Baroness Sheffield, a paire of sleeves wrought with fringe of blak silk and lozeng of gold. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.
By the Lady Scrope, in a purse of blak silk and silver, in angells £7 0s 0d. With her said Majestie.
By the Lady Shandowes, a peire of sleeves and a partlett of gold and silver knytt, cawle fashion. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham
By the Catherine Carey, a feyne carpett of needleworke, theverende frienged and buttoned with gold and silk. Delivered to John Torneworth, Groom of the Privy Chamber.
By the Lady Butler, in a little white purse, in French crowns £6 0s 0d. With her said Majestie. Unclear as to who Lady Butler refers to.
By the Lady Raclyef, a peire of sleeves of cameryk, all over sett with purle, and two sweet bags. Delivered to the said Lady Cobham.

In 1563 Henry Talbot was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

In 1568 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford were married. Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford by marriage Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Earl Waterford.

On 26 Jan 1569 Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland moved to in the custody of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and his wife Bess Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford at Tutbury Castle.

On 02 Feb 1569 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was keeper of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland at Tutbury Castle.

In Jun 1569 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was keeper of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland at Wingfield Manor.

In Sep 1569 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was keeper of Mary "Queen of Scots" Stewart I Queen Scotland at Tutbury Castle.

In 1572 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was appointed as Earl Marshal.

Ridolphi Plot

In Jan 1572 Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk was tried for high treason for his involvement in the Ridolphi Plot. Thomas Sackville 1st Earl Dorset acted as judge. George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was appointed as Lord High Steward for the trial.

In 1582 Unknown Artist. Portrait of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford.

In 1582 Unknown Artist.Portrait of George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford 1528-1590.

On 14 Oct 1586 Henry Compton 1st Baron Compton, Lewis Mordaunt 3rd Baron Mordaunt, Henry Wentworth 3rd Baron Wentworth, Christopher Wray, John Stourton 9th Baron Stourton and Edward Zouche 11th Baron Zouche Harringworth sat in judgement at Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]
Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague, George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland, Henry Clinton 2nd Earl Lincoln, Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent, Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland, Henry Stanley 4th Earl Derby, Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick, George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford, Edward Vere 17th Earl Oxford, William Somerset 3rd Earl Worcester, William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley, Henry Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Thomas Bromley Lord Chancellor were present on the side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots]
John St John 2nd Baron St John Bletso was present on the left side of the Presence Chamber [Trial of Mary Queen of Scots].

Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

On 08 Feb 1587 Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded in the Great Hall in Fortheringhay Castle. Around eight am Mary entered the hall. She removed her black dress to reveal a red petticoat that symbolised Catholic martyrdom.
George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford, Henry Grey 6th Earl Kent, Richard Knightley and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton witnessed her execution. .

Around 1590 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford was buried at Sheffield Cathedral.

On 18 Nov 1590 George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford died.

Catherine Talbot Countess Pembroke was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Mary Talbot was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Grace Talbot was born to George Talbot 6th Earl Shrewsbury, 6th Earl Waterford and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Talbot

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 20 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 12 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 18 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 13 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward III King England

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

Kings Franks: Great x 11 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford

GrandFather: George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford

Great GrandFather: John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford

Great Great GrandFather: John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford

Great Great Great GrandFather: John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Maud Neville Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford

Great Great Great GrandFather: James "White Earl" Butler 4th Earl Ormonde

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp Countess Ormonde

Great GrandMother: Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford

Great Great GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford

Great Great Great GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

Great Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland

GrandMother: Anne Hastings Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford

Great GrandFather: William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings

Great Great GrandFather: Leonard Hastings

Great Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Hastings

Great Great Great GrandMother: Maud Sutton

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Camoys

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Louches Baroness Camoys

Great GrandMother: Katherine Neville Baroness Bonville, Baroness Hastings

Great Great GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury

Great Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Holland

Mother: Mary Dacre

GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland

Great GrandFather: Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Douglas Baroness Dacre Gilsland

Great Great GrandMother: Philippa Neville Baroness Dacre Gilsland

Great Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby

Great GrandMother: Mabel Parr Baroness Dacre Gilsland

Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Parr

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Parr

Great Great Great GrandMother: Agnes Crophull

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Tunstall

Great Great Great GrandFather: Thomas Tunstall

GrandMother: Elizabeth Greystoke Baroness Dacre Gilsland

Great GrandFather: Robert Greystoke

Great Great GrandFather: Ralph Greystoke 5th Baron Greystoke

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Greystoke 4th Baron Greystoke

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Ferrers Baroness Greystoke

Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Fitzhugh Baroness Greystoke

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Fitzhugh 4th Baron Fitzhugh

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margery Willoughby Baroness Fitzhugh

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey

Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent

Great Great Great GrandFather: John Grey

Great Great Great GrandMother: Constance Holland Countess Norfolk, Countess Nottingham

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Percy Countess Kent

Great Great Great GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Neville Countess Northumberland