Fulke Greville (1717–1806) of Wilbury House, Newton Toney, Wiltshire, England, was the son of Algernon Greville and Mary Somerset, daughter and coheiress of Lord Arthur Somerset, the youngest son of Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort. His father was a son of Fulke Greville, 5th Baron Brooke. For a time he was educated as a gentleman commoner at Winchester College (around 1731).
His wife was the poet Frances Greville, daughter and coheir of James Macartney, Irish MP for Longford and Granard and his wife Catherine Coote. They eloped on 26 January 1748. They had several children, including:
- Frances Anne Greville (born November 1748), married John Crewe, later Lord Crewe and was a noted political hostess
- Capt. William Fulke Greville (8 November 1751 – 1837), grandfather of George Greville and father of Fulke Greville-Nugent, 1st Baron Greville
- Lt-Col. Henry Francis Greville (10 August 1760 – 13 January 1816)
- Capt. Charles Greville (2 November 1762 – 26 August 1832), father of Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville, Algernon Frederick Greville, and Henry William Greville
He served as Sheriff of Wiltshire in 1744, and as Member of Parliament for Monmouth Boroughs from 1747 to 1754. In 1765, he was appointed envoy extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria and minister Plenipotentiary to the Imperial Diet of Ratisbon.
He was author of Maxims Characters and Reflections (1756).
- Geoffrey Lancaster, The First Fleet Piano: Volume One: A Musician’s View, p.29
- Burkes Peerage (1939 edition), s.v. Warwick, Earl.
- Giddlings, Tim (July 2019). "Gentlemen Commoners, 1730s". In Foster, Richard (ed.). 50 Treasures from Winchester College. SCALA. p. 104. ISBN 9781785512209.
- Betty Rizzo, ‘Greville , Frances (1727?–1789)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, September 2004; online edn, January 2008) , accessed 15 September 2008.
- "Extracts from The Gentleman's Magazine relating to Wiltshire, volume XIV, 1744". Wiltshire Notes and Queries: 364.
Feb.—His Majesty in Council appointed Fulk Greville, of Newton Toney, Esq., Sheriff of Wilts.
- J. Haydn, Book of Dignities (1851), 78.
- "No. 10576". The London Gazette. 23 November 1765. p. 1.
Whitehall November 23. The King has been pleased to appoint, ... Fulk Greville, Esq; Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria, and Minister to the Diet at Ratisbon.