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Thomas Grenville (1719 – 14 May 1747) was a British naval officer and Member of Parliament for Bridport. He was born in 1719 the son of Richard Grenville.
He was the brother of George Grenville, who served as Prime Minister between 1763 and 1765. He was brother-in-law to William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. He was politically close to both men as all were Cobham Cubs of the Patriot Whig persuasion, a grouping led by his uncle Lord Cobham.
He was elected as MP for the naval town of Bridport in 1746. After his death following year he was succeeded by his brother James Grenville.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Thomas Grenville (sailor), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).