Posts Tagged ‘Eleanor Talbot’


30 JUNE 1468

   Posted by: Lawrence Osborn    in Events in History

Death of Eleanor Talbot probably at East Hall, Kenninghall, Norfolk, buried in the Carmelite Priory Church, Norwich.

Bibliography:  John Ashdown-Hill, Eleanor:  The Secret Queen.  The History Press, Stroud, 2009.  ISBN 978 0 75244866 4,



22 JUNE 1483

   Posted by: Lawrence Osborn    in Events in History

Public statement outside St Paul’s Cathedral that Edward IV had been married to Eleanor Talbot when he married Elizabeth Woodville, declaring the children of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville illegitimate.  This meant that Richard was the next legitimate heir to the throne.  He was offered the crown by the Commons and became King Richard III.

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