George Talbot

1670–12 December 1733 (Age 63)
England

The Life of George

When George Talbot was born in 1670, in England, his father, Gilbert Talbot, was 39 and his mother, Jane Flatsbury, was 42. He married Mary Fitzwilliam Talbot on 11 March 1719, in Longford, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 December 1733, at the age of 63, and was buried in Albrighton, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Talbot
1670–1733
Mary Fitzwilliam Talbot
1685–1752
Marriage: 11 March 1719
Sir George Talbot 14 Earl of Shrewsbury
1719–1787
Barbara Maria Talbot
1721–1759
Charles Talbot
1722–1766
John Edward Talbot
1724–1751
James Robert Talbot
1726–1790
Thomas Joseph TALBOT
1727–1795
Francis Jerome Talbot
1728–1813
Lucy Talbot
1732–1787

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1719
Longford, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
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World Events (2)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 18

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 50

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Life Of George Talbot

Talbot was the only son of Francis Talbot, 5th Earl of Shrewsbury and Mary Dacre. In early life he saw active military service, when he took part in the invasion of Scotland under the Protector Somers …

Sources (3)

  • George Talbot in entry for Francis Jerome Talbot, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • George Talbott in entry for George Talbott, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • Georg Talbatt in entry for Charles Talbatt, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"

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