Elizabeth Talbot, Duchess of Norfolk

Elizabeth de Mowbray, Duchess of Norfolk (née Talbot; c. December 1442/January 1443 – 6 November 1506/10 May 1507) was a daughter of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and his wife Lady Margaret Beauchamp.

Elizabeth de Mowbray
Duchess of Norfolk; Countess of Surrey
Bornc. December 1442 / January 1443
Died6 November 1506 / 10 May 1507
Noble familyTalbot
Spouse(s)John de Mowbray, 4th Duke of Norfolk
Issue
FatherJohn Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury
MotherLady Margaret Beauchamp

Family

Lady Elizabeth Talbot was a daughter of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and his wife Lady Margaret Beauchamp.[1] Her older sister was Lady Eleanor Talbot, believed to have been King Edward IV's mistress.[2] Elizabeth's maternal grandparents were Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick and Elizabeth de Berkeley. One of her brothers was John Talbot, 1st Viscount Lisle, a nobleman and soldier.

Marriage

She was married to John de Mowbray. He succeeded his father as Duke of Norfolk in 1461, making her the Duchess of Norfolk by marriage. They had only one surviving daughter, who inherited the Warwick estates.

Ancestry

References

Works cited

  • Pollard, A.J. (2004). "Talbot, John, first earl of Shrewsbury and first earl of Waterford (c.1387–1453)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/26932.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  • Richmond, Colin (2004). "Mowbray, John (VII), fourth duke of Norfolk (1444–1476)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/19455.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  • Weir, Alison (2008). Britain's Royal Families, The Complete Genealogy. Vintage Books. ISBN 978-0-09-953973-5.
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