Grenville, Thomas ( - 1513/14)

of Stowe near Kilkhampton, Cornwall

Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: 1514-03-18

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.
  2. Type: marriage
    Union began: n.d.
    Union ended: n.d.


From Gilbert, Isabella ( - )

  1. Female offspring: Grenville, Jane (d. 1552)
  2. Female offspring: Grenville, Katherine (b. 1489)


  • Knight
    Assumed 1501-11-14
    Vacated 1513

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Cornwall 1483 1485
Sheriff, Cornwall 1485-9-12 1586-11-5
JP, Cornwall 1486/7 1488
Commissioner of Musters, Cornwall 1488 n.d.
Commissioner of Array, Cornwall 1490 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1492 1498
JP, Devon 1494 1496
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1497 n.d.
JP, Devon 1501 1502
JP, Cornwall 1502 n.d.
JP, Devon 1504 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1504 n.d.
JP, Devon 1506 n.d.
JP, Cornwall 1506 n.d.
JP, Devon 1509 1514

Details of Properties



  • Cornwall: Wodeford Manor

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1478-1478 Guildhall (1), Barnstaple , Devon Mr Grenville's Minstrel/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Mr Grenville's Minstrel/s Grenville, Thomas (0 - 1514) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Grenville Town House Devon Private Residence
Stowe House Cornwall Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VII [1485–1509]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1914–16.
The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. 1887–98 (8 vols); 1910–59 (13 vols). 6 vols. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1982.
Granville, Roger. The History of the Granville Family. Exeter: William Pollard & Co., 1895.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 01/05/2005 (
Shaw, William Arthur. The Knights of England: A complete record from the earliest time to the present day of the knights of all the orders of chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, incorporating a complete list of knights bachelors dubbed in Ireland. 2 vols. London: Sherratt & Hughes, 1906.