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Talbot of Hensol, Baron (GB, 1733)


Creation: let.pat. 5 Dec 1733


Family name: Talbot later Chetwynd-Talbot




See Earl of Shrewsbury



Charles [Talbot], 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, PC

1st son and heir of Rt Rev William Talbot DD, Bishop of Durham (by his wife Catherine King, dau. of Richard King, Alderman of London), 1st son and heir of William Talbot, of Whittington and Stourton Castle, co. Stafford (by his wife Mary Doughty, dau. of Thomas Doughty, of Whittington and Kinver, co. Stafford), 2nd son of Sherrington Talbot, of Salwarp, co. Worcester, and Lacock, co. Wiltshire (by his second wife Mary Washbourne, dau. of John Washbourne, of Wichinford, co. Worcester), 1st son and heir of Sir John Talbot, of Salwarp, co. Worcester (by his wife Olive Sherrington, dau. and cohrss. of Sir Henry Sherrington, of Lacock, co. Wiltshire), 1st son of Sir John Talbot, of Albrighton, co. Shropshire, and Grafton, co. Worcester (by his second wife Elizabeth Wrottesley, dau. of Walter Wrottesley, of Wrottesley, co. Stafford), 1st son of Sir Gilbert Talbot KG, of Grafton, co. Worcester (by his second wife Etheldreda Gardiner, widow of Richard Gardiner, Lord Mayor of London, and dau. of William Landwade, of Landwade, co. Cambridge), 4th son of John [Talbot], 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury


22 Dec 1685


bef. 15 Dec 1709 Cevil Matthews, heiress of the Hensol estates (d. 13 Jun 1720; bur. at Sutton, co. Surrey)), dau. and hrss. of Charles Matthews, of Castell-y-Mynach, co. Glamorgan


1. Charles Richard Talbot (bapt. 19 Apr 1709; dvp. 27 Sep 1733)

2. Hon William Talbot, later 2nd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot

3. Hon John Talbot MP, Commissioner of Trade and Plantations (d. 23 Sep 1756), mar. (1) May 1737 Henrietta Maria Decker (dsp. Dec 1747), dau. and cohrss. of Sir Matthew Decker, 1st Bt., and (2) Aug 1748 Hon Catherine Chetwynd (b. 13 Sep 1722; d. 20 Jan 1785), 1st dau. and testamentary hrss. of John [Chetwynd], 2nd Viscount Chetwynd, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. John Chetwynd Talbot later Chetwynd-Talbot, later 3rd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot

2a. Lt Col Charles Talbot (d. 1804)

3a. Capt William Henry Talbot (d. 1782)

4a. Rev George Talbot (dsp.), mar. Anne Beauclerk, dau. of Lord Henry Beauclerk

4. Rev Hon George Talbot DD, Vicar of Guiting, co. Gloucester (d. 19 Nov 1782), mar. 3 Jan 1761 Hon Anne Bouverie (d. 31 Dec 1813), 1st dau. of Jacob [Bouverie], 1st Viscount Folkestone, by his wife Mary Clarke, dau. and hrss. of Bartholomew Clarke, of Delapré Abbey and Hardingstone, co. Northampton, and had issue


14 Feb 1736/7 (bur. at Great Barrington, co. Gloucester)


5 Dec 1733 Baron Talbot of Hensol, of Hensol in the County of Glamorgan

suc. by



admitted Inner Temple 1707 and Lincoln's Inn 1718/9; Solicitor General to the Prince of Wales 1717; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Tregony 1720-22 and for Durham 1722-33; Solicitor-General 1726-33; Treasurer of the Inner Temple 1726-27; Privy Councillor 1733; Lord Chancellor of Great Britain 1733-36/7; a Governor of the Charterhouse


William [Talbot], 2nd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot, PC


10 Mar 1761 Earl Talbot


The Barony of Talbot of Hensol was held by the 1st Earl Talbot from 10 Mar 1761 until his death on 27 Apr 1782, when the Earldom of Talbot became extinct and the Barony of Talbot of Hensol passed to his nephew,


John Chetwynd [Talbot later Chetwynd-Talbot], 3rd Baron Talbot of Hensol later 1st Earl Talbot


3 Jul 1784 Viscount Ingestre, of Ingestre in the County of Stafford, and Earl Talbot


The Barony of Talbot of Hensol has been held by the Earls Talbot (Earls of Shrewsbury from 10 Aug 1856) since 3 Jul 1784.


 First written 22 Feb 2003



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