Richard Grenville – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Richard Grenville died at age 49, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding politician Richard Grenville's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

English soldier, politician, and explorer who helped to colonize the New World and died fighting the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Flores.

He served as Sheriff of Cork and later of Cornwall, and he represented Cornwall in Parliament

His final battle with the Spanish Armada was immortalized in The Revenge: A Ballad of the Fleet, a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson that takes its name from the ship he sailed.

How did Richard Grenville die?

Richard Grenville's death was caused by battle.

Information about the death of Richard Grenville
Cause of deathBattle
Age of death49 years
BirthdayJune 15, 1542
Death dateSeptember 10, 1591
Place of deathFlores Island, Portugal
Place of burialN/A