Sir Gilbert Talbot
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Sir Gilbert Talbot

c.1452-1516

Nominated by December 1495 (under Henry VII)

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Knighted as a result of his support for Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth. Ambassador to Rome in 1504. Appointed Lieutenant of Calais in 1507. Undertook embassies to the Emperor Maximilian in October 1508 and to Louis XII of France in 1509. Appointed Governor of Calais in 1509.