Lord General Robert Greville
(1607-1643)

Died aged c. 36

Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke (May 1607 – 2 March 1643) was an English Civil War Roundhead General.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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March 2nd 1643 Lord Brooke a General of the Parliament forces, preparing to besiege the close of Lichfield, then garrisoned for King Charles the First, received his death wound on the spot beneath this inscription by a shot in the forehead, from Mr Dyott. A gentleman who had placed himself on the battlements of the great steeple to annoy the besiegers

Brooke House, 24 Dam Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they fatally wounded