Grenville

Grenville may refer to:

People

* Bevil
** Bevil Grenville (1596–1643), Cornish Royalist military leader in the Civil War

* George
** George Grenville (1712-1770), Whig, Prime Minister of Great Britain
** George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham (1753-1813) (2nd Earl Temple)
** George Nugent-Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent (1789-1850) GCMG, politician of Ireland

* John
** John A. S. Grenville, a Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the University of Birmingham and the author of "A History of the World in the 20th Century", a well used history textbook.
** Sir John Grenville (1643–1701 [ [http://www.kittymunson.com/GEDbrows/g279.html#I05585 GedBrowser ] ] ), the Royalist owner of the Isles of Scilly during the English Civil War.
* Richard
** Richard Grenville (or "Greynvile") (1542-1591) Elizabethan sailor
** Sir Richard Grenville, 1st Baronet (or "Granville") (1600-1658) Cornish Royalist military leader in the Civil War
** Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple (1711-1779)
** Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (1776-1839)
** Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (1823-1889),
** Richard John Grenville Spring (b.1946] ) Conservative Party Member of Parliament
* Thomas
** Thomas Grenville (1755-1846) British politician
* William
** William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759-1834) Prime Minister of Great Britain
** William Grenville Davis (b.1929) Progressive Conservative Premier of Ontario, Canada
* Others
** Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (P. G. Wodehouse) (1881-1975) English comic novelist
** Grenville Turner (born 1936), pioneer of cosmochemistry

Places

* Canada
** Grenville Residence Building, Carleton University
** Grenville County, Ontario
** Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario
** North Grenville, Ontario
** Grenville, Quebec
** Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, Quebec
** Grenville Parish, Prince Edward Island
* Grenada
** Grenville, Grenada
* United States
** Grenville, New Mexico
** Grenville, South Dakota
* Eastern North America
** Grenville orogeny, an ancient mountain range

Organisations

* Grenville College, Bideford, North Devon, UK. An independent school specialising in dyslexic education, run by the Woodard Foundation, but founded by Sir Richard Grenville.

Vessels

* HMS Grenville (H03)

References


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  • Grenville — bezeichnet Personen und Orte: Personen: George Grenville (1712 1770), britischer Politiker und Premierminister, Bruder von Richard Grenville Temple und Hester Grenville George Nugent Temple Grenville, 1. Marquess of Buckingham, 3. Earl Temple… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grenville — puede referirse a: Richard Grenville (1541 1591), vicealmirante inglés HMS Grenville, 4 buques de la Royal Navy y uno de la Royal Canadian Navy (HMSC Grenville), así nombrados en honor al vicealmirante Richard Grenville George Grenville (1712… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grenville — Grenville, NM U.S. village in New Mexico Population (2000): 25 Housing Units (2000): 14 Land area (2000): 0.628163 sq. miles (1.626935 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.628163 sq. miles (1.626935 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grenville [2] — Grenville (spr. Grennwill), englisches Adelsgeschlecht, schon unter Heinrich I. in der Grafschaft Buckingham begütert; merkwürdig sind: 1) Richard, Parlamentsmitglied für Andover, st. 1724; er war vermählt mit Hesther, Tochter des Sir Richard… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Grenville —   [ grenvɪl], englisches Geschlecht aus Buckinghamshire, das besonders im 18. Jahrhundert zu Reichtum und politischem Einfluss kam; seit 1749 im Besitz des Titels Earl of Temple, seit 1784 des Marquess , seit 1822 des Herzogstitels von Buckingham …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Grenville, NM — U.S. village in New Mexico Population (2000): 25 Housing Units (2000): 14 Land area (2000): 0.628163 sq. miles (1.626935 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.628163 sq. miles (1.626935 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grenville, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 62 Housing Units (2000): 46 Land area (2000): 0.237523 sq. miles (0.615181 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.237523 sq. miles (0.615181 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grenville — (spr. grénnwill), engl. Adelsgeschlecht, war seit Wilhelm dem Eroberer in der Grafschaft Buckingham ansässig, gelangte aber erst durch die Heirat Richard Grenvilles (1678–1728), Parlamentsmitglieds für Andover, mit Hester, Tochter Sir Richard… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Grenville [1] — Grenville (spr. Grennwill), 1) Bai des Stillen Oceans an der Küste von Neucaledonien; 2) Grafschaft in der englischen Colonie Victoria (Australien); 3) Ort an der Mündung des Sinuflusses auf der Küste von Liberia in Guinea (Westafrika) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Grenville — (spr. will), George engl. Staatsmann, geb. 14. Okt. 1712, Bruder des Grafen Richard Temple (s.d.), 1747 Lord des Schatzes, 1762 erster Lord der Admiralität, 1763 65 Ministerpräsident, gest. 13. Nov. 1770. Sein Nachlaß: »The G. papers« (4 Bde.,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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