Earl of Warwick

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Noun1.Earl of Warwick - English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
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In 1662 it was granted to Fulke Greville, the 5th Baron Brooke, He died in 1710.
It was a present from Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, courtier and Chancellor of the Exchequer, who was later made 1st Baron Brooke.
The tomb of Fulke Greville, grandfather of Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke the Elizabethan dramatist and statesmen whom some have theorised was the real author of several of Shakespeare's plays, is housed there.