BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM RUSSELL 1ST DUKE BEDFORD 1616-1700

GENERAL

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EVENTS

On Aug 1616 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 was born to Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641 (23) and Catherine Brydges 1580-1657 (36)

Around 1637. Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (37) . Portrait of George Digby 2nd Earl Bristol 1612-1677 (24) and William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (20) .

On 11 Jul 1637 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (20) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (21) were married

In 1638 Francis Russell 1638-1678 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (21) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (22)

Around 1638. Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641 (38) . Portrait of William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (21) .

On 29 Sep 1638 William Russell 1638-1711 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (22) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (22)

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (24) was appointed 5th Baron Russell

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (24) was appointed 5th Baron Russel Thornhaugh

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (24) succeeded 5th Earl Bedford (3C 1551)

In 1643 Edward Russell 1643-1714 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (26) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (27)

Around 1645 Robert Russell 1645-1690 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (28) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (29)

In 1650 Anne Russell 1650-1657 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (33) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (34)

In 1651 James Russell 1651-1712 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (34) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (35)

In 1652 George Russell 1652-1692 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (35) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (36)

On 09 Apr 1652 Diana Russell 1652-1701 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (35) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (36)

On 31 Aug 1656 Margaret Russell 1656-1702 was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (40) and Anne Carr 1615-1684 (40)

Around 1672. Peter Lely 1618-1680 (53) . Postumous portrait of Henrietta Fitzjames I Duchess Orléans 1644-1670 commissioned by her brother Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland 1630-1685 (41) and presented by him in the Council Chamber, Exeter Guildhall, Exeter, Devon where it still hangs today, in recognition of her birth in Bedford House, Exeter, Devon , Exeter, the town house of the William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (55) who had given her mother refuge during the dangerous years before her father's execution in 1649.

On 29 May 1672 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (55) was appointed 475th Knight Garter: Charles II

On 14 Feb 1689 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (72) was appointed as Privy Council

On 11 May 1694 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (77) was created 1st Marquess Tavistock

On 11 May 1694 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (77) was created 1st Duke Bedford (6C 1694)

On 13 Jun 1695 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (78) was created 1st Baron Howland of Streatham

On 07 Sep 1700 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (84) died at Bedford House, Covent Garden, Westminster

William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 educated at Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Catharine Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 and Anne Carr 1615-1684

ANCESTRY

Father: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641

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

1G GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585

2G GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555

3G GrandFather: James Russell -1505

3G GrandMother: Alice Wise

4G GrandFather: Thomas Wise

2G GrandMother: Anne Sapcote -1559

1G GrandMother: Margaret St John 1533-1562

2G GrandFather: John St John 1494-1562

3G GrandFather: John St John 1450-1525

4G GrandFather: John St John 1426-1488

4G GrandMother: Alice Bradshaigh

3G GrandMother: Sybil Unknown

4G GrandFather: Rhys ap Morgan Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave

GrandMother: Elizabeth Long

Mother: Catherine Brydges 1580-1657

GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos 1548-1594

1G GrandFather: Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos -1573

2G GrandFather: John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557

3G GrandFather: Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos 1462-1511

4G GrandFather: Thomas Brugge 5th Baron Chandos 1427-1493

4G GrandMother: Florence Darrell

3G GrandMother: Isabel Baynham

4G GrandFather: Thomas Baynham

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey 1492-1559

3G GrandFather: Edmund Grey 9th Baron Grey Wilton 1469-1511

4G GrandFather: John Grey 8th Baron Grey Wilton 1448-1498

4G GrandMother: Anne Grey

3G GrandMother: Florence Hastings 1473-1536

4G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings -1495

4G GrandMother: Anne Tattershall

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Braye 1524-1605

2G GrandFather: Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye 1484-1539

GrandMother: Frances Clinton 1552-1623

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

2G GrandFather: Thomas Clinton 8th Baron Clinton 1490-1517

3G GrandFather: John Clinton 7th Baron Clinton 1470-1514

4G GrandFather: John Clinton 6th Baron Clinton 1429-1488

4G GrandMother: Anne Stafford

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Morgan

4G GrandFather: John Morgan

2G GrandMother: Jane Poynings

3G GrandFather: Edward Poynings 1459-1521

4G GrandFather: Robert Poynings 1419-1461

1G GrandMother: Ursula Stourton

2G GrandFather: William Stourton 7th Baron Stourton 1505-1548