1794–1866

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 13, 1794, Bish­op Auck­land, Dur­ham, Eng­land.

Died: June 4, 1866, at his home, Or­me­lie Villa, Mur­ray­field, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

Buried: Dean Ce­me­te­ry, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

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Biography

Robert was the son of Ro­bert Gre­ville, rec­tor of Ed­las­ton, Der­by­shire, and hus­band of Char­lotte Eden, young­est daugh­ter of Sir John Eden, Bar­o­net.

He was a my­co­lo­gist, bry­o­lo­gist, and bo­tan­ist. He was al­so an ac­comp­lished ar­tist and il­lus­tra­tor of na­tur­al hi­story.

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