Talbot, Gilbert (1383 - 1418)

Born / Died

Birth Date: 1383
Death Date: 1418-10-19

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: other
    Union began: ca. 1392-5-20
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: They were betrothed, but Joan died before they were married.

Primary Title

5th Baron Talbot


  • 5th Baron Talbot
    Assumed 1396-09-09
    Vacated 1418-10-19
  • Knight of the Garter
    Assumed After 1408-04 (nominated between this date and April 1409)
    Vacated 1418-10-19
  • 8th Baron Strange (of Blackmere)
    Assumed 1413-16-01
    Vacated 1418-10-19

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Gloucestershire 1406 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1407/8 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1407/8 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1409/10 n.d.
Justiciary, Cheshire 1410-11-5 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1412/13 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1412/13 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1412/13 n.d.
Chief Justice, Cheshire 1413-10-27 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Gloucestershire 1413 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1413 n.d.
Admiral of England, England 1414/15-2-18 n.d. Held this office during the absence of Thomas Beaufort, 1st Earl of Dorset (Admiral of England for life 21 Sept. 1408--27 Dec. 1426)
JP, Herefordshire 1416 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1416 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1416 n.d.
Capt-gen of the Normandy Marches, France 1417-10-1 1417/18-01-28
Capt, Scotland 1418 n.d.

General Lands Note

Received livery of lands 9 Sept. 1403

Details of Properties



  • Berkshire
  • Gloucestershire: Moreton Valence, Painswick, Westbury, and Woolstrop Manors
  • Herefordshire
  • Oxfordshire: Bampton Talbot
    Acquired: by 1405
    This manor and other lands
  • Shropshire
  • Warwickshire
  • Wiltshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1407-1408 Shrewsbury (Unknown), Shrewsbury , Shropshire Lord Talbot's Entertainers

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Lord Talbot's Entertainers Talbot, Gilbert (1383 - 1418) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Blackmere Shropshire Private Residence
Goodrich Castle Herefordshire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry IV [1399–1413]. 4 vols. London: HMSO, 1903–9.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry V [1413–22]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1910–11.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Kimball, Elisabeth G., ed. The Shropshire Peace Roll, 1400-1414. [Shrewsbury]: Printed for the Shropshire County Council, 1959.
Page, William, ed. The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. 9 vols. London; London: A. Constable [vol 2]; Oxford UP [vols 4-11], 1907–2001.
The Victoria History of the County of Oxford. Victoria History of the Counties of England. 15 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1907–.