Biography of John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford

Timeline

On 12 Dec 1448 John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford was born to John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford and Elizabeth Butler Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

On 10 Jul 1460 John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford succeeded as 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442), 3rd Earl Waterford, 8th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295), 12th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309), 9th Baron Talbot (1C 1331).

Second Battle of St Albans

On 18 Feb 1461 the Lancastrian army defeated the Yorkist army at Second Battle of St Albans and rescued Henry VI King England, II King France. The Lancastrian army was commanded by Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter and included Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland, John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk, Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles. Thomas Ros 9th Baron Ros Helmsley, William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme, John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford and Thomas Tresham were knighted.
The Yorkist army included Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury, William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel, John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock and Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex. John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu was captured. Robert Poynings and James Luttrell Baron Dunster were killed.
John Grey was killed fighting for Lancaster. A death that was to have far reaching consequences; his widow Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England subsequently married Edward IV King England.
After the battle William Bonville 1st Baron Bonville and Thomas Kyriell were beheaded after having protected Henry VI King England, II King France during the battle against all decent laws of battle. Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England reneged on their immunity and tried them in front of her seven year old son Prince Edward who ordered them to be beheaded.

Battle of Towton

On 29 Mar 1461 the Battle of Towton was a decisive victory for York bringing to an end the first war of the Wars of the Roses. Said to be the bloodiest battle on English soil 28000 were killed mainly during the rout that followed the battle.
The Yorkist army was commanded by Edward IV King England with John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk, Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter, William Neville 1st Earl Kent, William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (knighted), Walter Blount 1st Baron Mountjoy, Henry Bourchier 2nd Count Eu, 1st Earl Essex, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock.
The Lancastrian army suffered significant casualties including Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland, Richard Percy, Ralph Bigod, Ralph Bigod, John Bigod, Robert Cromwell, Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland, Ralph Eure, John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles, John Beaumont, Thomas Dethick, Everard Simon Digby, William Plumpton and William Welles who were killed.
Those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme, John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley, William Norreys, Thomas Grey, Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford, John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford, Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles, Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers, James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde, John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde, William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont and Thomas Tresham. Cardinal John Morton was captured.
On 03 Apr 1461 Thomas Courtenay 14th Earl Devon was beheaded at York.

Before 1468 John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford and Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford were married. Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford by marriage Countess Shrewsbury (2C 1442) Countess Waterford.

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.

In 1470 Thomas Talbot was born to John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford and Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

In 1472 Anne Talbot was born to John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford and Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford.

On 28 Jun 1473 John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford died at Coventry.

Around 28 Jun 1473 John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford was buried at Lady Chapel.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Talbot

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland

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

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis "Lion" VIII King France

Ancestry

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

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Gilbert Talbot 3rd Baron Talbot Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Talbot 2nd Baron Talbot Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Comyn Baroness Talbot Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Petronella Butler Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Countess Ormonde Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Strange 4th Baron Strange Blackmere Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Blackmere Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Ankaret Boteler Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Mary Fitzalan Baroness Strange Blackmere Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

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

Great GrandFather: Thomas Neville 5th Baron Furnivall 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 Furnival 5th Baroness Furnivall Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Furnival 4th Baron Furnivall Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Furnival 2nd Baron Furnivall Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Verdun Baroness Furnivall Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

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

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

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

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Butler 1st Earl Ormonde

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Countess Ormonde Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Darcy Countess Ormonde

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Burgh Countess Kildare

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Welles 4th Baron Welles

Great x 3 GrandFather: Adam Welles 3rd Baron Welles

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Bardolf Baroness Welles

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Ros Baroness Welles Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere Baroness Ros Helmsley Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

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

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Bohun Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England