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- White marble inscription tablet flanked by two pillars supporting an entablature. Whole is mounted on a dark coloured marble background with relics of battle in relief on it. Two angels stand at each end of the entablature flanking a smaller tablet with a coloured coat of arms surmounting it. Guns, banners, drums, and swords are depicted to the left and right side of the inscription tablet. At the base are axes, a helmet, swords, and banners.
- Here lyes all that was mortall of the most noble &/truly valiant Sir Bevill Granville of Stowe in the/County of Cornwall, Earl of Corbile & Lord of/Thorigny & Granville in France & Normandy/Descended in a direct line from Robert Second/son of ye warlike Rollo Forst Duke of Normandy/who after having obtained diverse signall victoryes/over ye rebells in ye west was at length slain with/many wounds at the Battle of Lansdowne July ye 5th/1643. He was born ye 23 day of March 1595 and was/deposited with his noble and heroick ancesteros in this/Church ye 26th July 1643. He married the most/virtuous Lady Grace daughter of Sir George Smith/of ye County of Devon by whom he had many/sons. Emmenr for their loyalty and firm adherence/to ye Crown & Church. And severall daughters/remarkable examples of true piety/he was indeed an excellent person whose (...)/interest & reputation was ye foundation of what/had been done in Cornwall & his temper &/ affections so publick that no accident which/happened could make any impressions in him/And his example kept others from making any/thing ill or at least seeming to do so, In a word/a brighter courageous gentler disposition were/never marryd together to make ye most cheerful/& innocent conversation/VD: Earl of Clarendon's history of ye rebellion/to ye immortal memory of his (...) grandfather this/monument was erected by ye Right Hono. George Lee/Lansdowne Treasurer of ye household to Queen Anne/one of Her Majesty's most Hon Privy Council in ye/year of our Lord 1714.
- Inscription legible?
- English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
Order of information: Undefined
- English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Materials: Marble - White
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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