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Talbot, Earl (GB, 1761 - 1782)


Creation: let.pat. 19 Mar 1761


Extinct: 27 Apr 1782


Family name: Talbot




See Earl of Shrewsbury



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

1st surv. son and heir of Charles [Talbot], 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol, by his wife Cecil Matthews, dau. and hrss. of Charles Matthews, of Castell-y-Mynach, co. Glamorgan


16 May 1710


21 Feb 1733/4 Mary de Cardonnel (d. 5 Apr 1787), dau. and hrss. of Rt Hon Adam de Cardonnel, of Bedhampton Park, co. Hampshire, Secretary at War, by his second wife Elizabeth Frankland, former wife of William Frankland and dau. of René Baudouin, of London


1. Hon William Talbot (b. 5 Nov 1739; dvp. 1 Apr 1742)

1. Lady Cecil Talbot, suo jure Baroness Dynevor


s.p.m.s. 27 Apr 1782


19 Mar 1761 Earl Talbot

17 Oct 1780 Baron Dynevor, of Dynevor in the County of Carmarthen, with a special remainder to his daughter, Lady Cecil Rice, and the heirs male of her body


Member of Parliament for Glamorganshire 1734-37; suc. his father as 2nd Baron Talbot 14 Feb 1736/7; Member of the Common Council of the Colony of Georgia 1736/7-1737/8; Lord Steward of the Household 1761-82 ; Lord High Steward of England for the Coronation of King George III 1761


On the death of the 1st Earl Talbot the Earldom of Talbot became extinct, the Barony of Talbot of Hensol passed to his nephew and the Barony of Dynevor passed to his daughter.


First written 23 Feb 2003



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