Biography and Ancestry of John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (1485-1554)

JOHN RUSSELL 1ST EARL BEDFORD

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

c 1485 born

c Apr 1526 [41] married Anne Sapcote

1528 [43] appointed High Sheriff Dorset

1528 [43] appointed High Sheriff Somerset

1529 [44] elected MP Buckinghamshire

1536 [51] appointed Privy Council

15 Oct 1537 [52] surrounded the font at Christening Edward VI: Surrounded the Font at Chapel Royal

09 Mar 1539 [54] created 1st Baron Russell

18 May 1539 [54] appointed 301st Knight Garter: Henry VIII

20 Feb 1547 [62] appointed at Coronation Edward VI at Westminster Abbey Lord High Steward

1551 [66] created 1st Earl Bedford (1C 1551)

1552 [67] appointed Lord Lieutenant Devon

14 Mar 1554 [69] died

CHILDREN

Mother: Anne Sapcote

Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford c 1527 [Father: 42]

ANCESTRY

Father: James Russell

Mother: Alice Wise

Grandfather: Thomas of Sidenham Wise