Biography and Ancestry of William Russell 8th Duke Bedford (1809-1872)

WILLIAM RUSSELL 8TH DUKE BEDFORD

Paternal Family Tree

DESCENT

4Great Grandson Charles II King England, Scotland and Ireland

EVENTS

01 Jul 1809 born

educated at Eton College

educated at Christ Church

14 May 1861 [52] succeeded 8th Duke Bedford (6C 1694)

14 May 1861 [52] succeeded 8th Marquess Tavistock

27 May 1872 [63] died

CHILDREN

ANCESTRY

Father: Francis Russell 7th Duke Bedford (3G GS Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

Grandfather: John Russell 6th Duke Bedford (2G GS Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

1G Grandfather: Francis Russell (11G GS Henry IV)

2G Grandfather: John Russell 4th Duke Bedford (10G GS Henry IV)

3G Grandfather: Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (9G GS Henry IV)

3G Grandmother: Elizabeth Howland

2G Grandmother: Gertrude Leveson-Gower (11G GD Edward III)

3G Grandfather: John Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Gower (10G GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Evelyn Pierrepoint (10G GD Edward III)

1G Grandmother: Elizabeth Keppel (1G GD Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

2G Grandfather: William Keppel 2nd Earl Albermarle

3G Grandfather: Arnold Keppel 1st Earl Albermarle

2G Grandmother: Anne Lennox (GD Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

3G Grandfather: Charles Lennox 1st Duke Richmond (S Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

3G Grandmother: Anne Brudenell

Grandmother: Georgiana Byng

Mother: Anna Maria Stanhope (3G GD Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

Grandfather: Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Harrington (2G GS Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

1G Grandfather: William Stanhope 2nd Earl Harrington (12G GS Edward III)

2G Grandfather: William Stanhope 1st Earl Harrington (11G GS Edward III)

3G Grandfather: John Stanhope (10G GS Edward III)

1G Grandmother: Caroline Fitzroy (1G GD Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

2G Grandfather: Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton (GS Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

3G Grandfather: Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton (S Charles II, Scotland and Ireland)

3G Grandmother: Isabella Bennett

2G Grandmother: Henrietta Somerset (11G GD Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Charles Somerset (10G GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Rebecca Child

Grandmother: Jane Fleming

1G Grandfather: John Fleming