John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl of Waterford, 8th Baron Talbot, Knight of the Order of the Garter was an English nobleman and soldier.
He was the son of John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury and Maud Neville, the 6th Baroness Furnivall. During his father"s lifetime, he served as Lord Chancellor of Ireland.
John Talbot also held the subsidiary titles of 11th Baron Strange of Blackmere and 7th Baron Furnivall. He was knighted in 1426 at Leicester alongside King Henry VI. He was a Lancastrian, and served as Lord High Treasurer from 1456 to 1458, besides being created a Knight of the Garter in 1457. He was killed at the Battle of Northampton.