BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN RUSSELL 1ST EARL BEDFORD 1485-1554

EVENTS

Around 1485 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was born to James Russell and Alice Wise

Around Apr 1526 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford and Anne Sapcote were married

Around 1527 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford was born to John Russell 1st Earl Bedford and Anne Sapcote

In 1528 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as High Sheriff Dorset

In 1528 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as High Sheriff Somerset

In 1529 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was elected as MP Buckinghamshire

In 1536 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as Privy Council

On 15 Oct 1537 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford surrounded at Chapel Royal during the Christening Edward VI: Surrounded the Font

On 09 Mar 1539 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was created 1st Baron Russell

On 18 May 1539 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed 301st Knight Garter: Henry VIII

On 20 Feb 1547 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as Lord High Steward at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation Edward VI

In 1551 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was created 1st Earl Bedford (3C 1551)

In 1552 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Devon

On 14 Mar 1554 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford died

ANCESTRY

Father: James Russell

Mother: Alice Wise

GrandFather: Thomas Wise