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Christopher Talbot (1419 - 1443)

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Sir Christopher Talbot
Born in Englandmap [uncertain]
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Died in Caus Castle, Westbury, Shropshire, Englandmap
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Christopher Talbot was born about 1419, a son of John Talbot and his first wife, Maud Neville. [1]

18 December 1442 he was granted for life an annual rent of 19 marks from the rents and farms of Edenstowe in Nottinghamshire. [2]

He was killed, a lance through his heart, by Sir Griffith Vaughan on 10 August 1443 at Caus Castle in Shropshire, [3][4] the exact circumstamces being as yet unknown.

Research note

It was once believed that he fell with his brother, John, at the Battle of Northampton in 1460. [5]


  1. Wikipedia: John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury. his father
  2. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public Record Office, prepared ... Page 136
  3. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Vaughan, Sir Gruffudd, fychan (d. 1447)
  4. Calendar of the patent rolls preserved in the Public Record Office, prepared ... Page 398
  5. Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 11: Shrewsbury

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