Francis Talbot, fifth Earl of Shrewsbury
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Francis Talbot, fifth Earl of Shrewsbury

1500-1560

Nominated 1545

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Son of George Talbot, fourth earl of Shrewsbury. Active in suppressing the Pilgrimage of Grace, and later served the King on the border with Scotland, for which appointed Knight of the Garter in 1545. Influential in government of Edward VI and also served under Mary and Elizabeth