Sir John Talbot Knight
- Born: Salesbury, Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Joanna Radcliffe 1387
- Died: Bef 1485, Salesbury, Lancashire, England 1387
~Visitation of Lancashire by Sir William Dugdale, 1664/65, p. 14, father of Isabel who married Sir Richard Aston of Middleton, knight. He is named as Sir John Talbot of Bashall, of Bashall, knight.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 763
The second lord of Salesbury of this line, who is often omitted in some pedigrees, was called "little John Talbot." This John obtained fame through the part he took in the betrayal of King Henry VI. Two years after, he came to the estates he obtained by the award of Sir Thomas Stanley and Sir Thomas Harrington in a final adjustment of the dispute with the Houghtons. John married Joanna, daughter to Sir John de Radcliffe, Knight.
~Visitation of Lancashire and Part of Cheshire, 1533, p. 40-41
• Background Information. 1387
John Talbot of Salesbury, Esq. (known as "Little John Talbot") son of John assisted, in 1464, in the betrayal of Henry VI near Clitheroe, for which he was rewarded with a pension by Edward IV. One of his two wives was daughter of Sir John Radcliff of Ordsall. Johanna his first wife is named with her husband in 1464, in an inscription upon a window in the oratory of Salesbury Hall. Ann, his second wife, survived until 1487, and was mother of his dauther Lucy. John Talbot had issue by two marriaged, sons John; Ralph, a captain at Calais who had a son Ralph; William father of William and Hugh, both priests; Myles, who left issue; and Roger who had three daughters; and daughters, Isabella, wife of Richard, son and heir of Sir Ralph de Ashton of MIddleton; Lucy, wife of Ralph Ashton, brother of Richard; Elizabeth, wife of Lawrence Ainsworth; Margaret; Alice, wife of Giles Liversey; and another daughter, married in London. John Talbot,Esq. died before 1485.
~Parish of Blackburn, County of Lancaster: A History of Blackburn, Town and Parish, pp. 647-648
John married Joanna Radcliffe, daughter of Sir John Radcliffe Knight and Unknown.1387