Grenville Richard


, Sir Richard 1542?-1591.
English naval officer who commanded the fleet carrying the first colonists to Virginia (1585) and organized the English defense against the Spanish Armada (1588). He was killed in a battle that pitted his ship against 15 Spanish ships.
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Welsh point-to-pointing is mourning the death of Abergavenny's Grenville Richards, former MFH of the Talybont Hunt, who will always be associated with point-to-pointer and hunter chaser Fixed Price.
In the 1980s, Dainty Dolly used to run in the colours of Mr Grenville Richards, of Fixed Price fame, and won 13 races.