BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN RUSSELL 4TH DUKE BEDFORD 1710-1771

GENERAL

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EVENTS

On 30 Sep 1710 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 (29) and Elizabeth Howland at Streatham, Surrey

On 11 Oct 1731 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (21) and Diana Spencer 1710-1735 (21) were marriedThird Cousin

On 23 Oct 1732 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (22) succeeded 4th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 4th Marquess Tavistock

On 06 Nov 1732 John Russell 1732-1732 was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (22) and Diana Spencer 1710-1735 (22)

On Apr 1737 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (26) and Gertrude Leveson-Gower -1794 were married

On 27 Sep 1739 Francis Russell 1739-1767 was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (28) and Gertrude Leveson-Gower -1794

On Jan 1743 Caroline Russell 1743-1811 was born to John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (32) and Gertrude Leveson-Gower -1794

In 1749 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (38) was appointed 564th Knight Garter: George II

Around 1770 Thomas Gainsborough 1727-1788 (42) . Portrait of John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (59) .

On 05 Jan 1771 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (60) died at Woburn, Bedfordshire

After 05 Jan 1771 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 was buried at Bedford Chapel, St Michael's Church, Chenies, Buckinghamshire

ANCESTRY

Father: Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711

GrandFather: William Russell 1638-1711

1G GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700

2G GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641

3G GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh 1560-1613

4G GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585

4G GrandMother: Margaret St John 1533-1562

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Long

2G GrandMother: Catherine Brydges 1580-1657

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

4G GrandFather: Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573

4G GrandMother: Dorothy Braye 1524-1605

3G GrandMother: Frances Clinton 1552-1623

4G GrandFather: Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585

4G GrandMother: Ursula Stourton

1G GrandMother: Anne Carr 1615-1684

2G GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645

3G GrandFather: Thomas Kerr

2G GrandMother: Frances Howard 1590-1632

3G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626

4G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk 1536-1572

4G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 1540-1564

3G GrandMother: Catherine Knyvet 1564-1638

4G GrandFather: Henry Knyvet 1540-1598

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Stumpe

GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley 1636-1723

1G GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton 1607-1667

2G GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624

3G GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton 1545-1581

4G GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton 1505-1550

4G GrandMother: Jane Cheney

3G GrandMother: Mary Browne 1552-

4G GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592

4G GrandMother: Jane Radclyffe -1552

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon 1572-1655

3G GrandFather: John Vernon 1546-1592

4G GrandFather: George Vernon 1520-1553

1G GrandMother: Rachel Massue

Mother: Elizabeth Howland