Count Eu Geoffrey
William Talbot had two sons, Richard and Geoffry. Geoffry
became the ancestor of the Talbots
of Malahide. Their son, Geoffry became the progenitor of the Talbots of York. The younger son, Hugh de Talbot became governor of the castle of Plessis in Normany in 1118 with the help of his uncle, Hugh de Gourney
. Hugh married Beatrix de Maudeville, daughter of William de Maudville. They had three sons before Hugh retired from family life, politics and government, to become a monk in the monastery at Beaubeck, Normandy.