Biography of Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Russell

EVENTS

In 1653 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 was born to Edward Russell -1665 and Penelope Hill

Around 1682. Thomas Murray 1663-1735 (19) . Portrait of Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (29) and Captain John Benbow (1653–1702), and Admiral Ralph Delavall (c.1645–1707).

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On 30 Jun 1688, four weeks after the birth of King James II's catholic male heir, seven peers signed the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven and sent it to William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (37) :
Charles Talbot 1st Duke Shrewsbury 1660-1718 (27)
William Cavendish 1st Duke Devonshire 1640-1707 (48)
Thomas Osborne 1st Duke Leeds 1632-1712 (56)
Richard Lumley 1st Earl Scarborough 1650-1721 (38)
Henry Compton Bishop Oxford, Bishop London 1632-1713 (56)
Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (35) and
Henry Sidney 1st Earl Romney 1641-1704 (47) (who also wrote the invitation).

On Nov 1691 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (38) and Margaret Russell Countess Orford 1656-1702 (35) were married. Margaret Russell Countess Orford 1656-1702 (35) by marriage Earl Orford (1C 1697)

After Nov 1691 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 lived at 43 King Street, King Street, Covent Garden, Westminster

On 07 May 1697 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (44) was created 1st Earl Orford (1C 1697) by William III King England, Scotland and Ireland 1650-1702 (46) in recognition of Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (44) 's support of the Glorious Revolution he having been one of the signatories of the Invitation to William of Orange from the Immortal Seven.

On 26 Nov 1727 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 (74) died at 43 King Street, King Street, Covent Garden, Westminster

After 26 Nov 1727 Edward Russell 1st Earl Orford 1653-1727 was buried at Bedford Chapel, St Michael's Church, Chenies, Buckinghamshire

ANCESTRY

Father: Edward Russell -1665

GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641

1G GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh 1560-1613

2G GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585

3G GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555

4G GrandFather: James Russell -1505

4G GrandMother: Alice Wise

3G GrandMother: Anne Sapcote -1559

2G GrandMother: Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562

3G GrandFather: John St John 1494-1562

4G GrandFather: John St John 1450-1525

4G GrandMother: Sybil Unknown

3G GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Long Baroness Russel Thornhaugh

GrandMother: Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford 1580-1657

1G GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos 1548-1594

2G GrandFather: Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573

3G GrandFather: John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557

4G GrandFather: Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos 1462-1511

4G GrandMother: Isabel Baynham Baroness Chandos

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey Baroness Chandos 1492-1559

4G GrandFather: Edmund Grey 9th Baron Grey Wilton 1469-1511

4G GrandMother: Florence Hastings Baroness Grey Wilton 1473-1536

2G GrandMother: Dorothy Braye Baroness Chandos, Baroness Knollys 1524-1605

3G GrandFather: Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye 1484-1539

1G GrandMother: Frances Clinton Baroness Chandos 1552-1623

2G GrandFather: Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585

3G GrandFather: Thomas Clinton 8th Baron Clinton 1490-1517

4G GrandFather: John Clinton 7th Baron Clinton 1470-1514

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Morgan Baroness Clinton

3G GrandMother: Jane Poynings Baroness Clinton

4G GrandFather: Edward Poynings 1459-1521

2G GrandMother: Ursula Stourton Baroness Clinton

3G GrandFather: William Stourton 7th Baron Stourton 1505-1548

Mother: Penelope Hill