Sir Bevil Grenville (1596 – 5 July 1643) was MP for Cornwall 1621-1625 and for Launceston 1625-1629, in 1640 and 1640-1642. He was a Royalist soldier in the Civil War and was killed in action in heroic circumstances at the Battle of Lansdowne in 1643.
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... Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument was erected in his memory on the field of Lansdown to commemorate the heroism and that of his Cornish pikemen at the Battle of Lansdown ...
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