Biography and Ancestry of Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (1680-1711)


Paternal Family Tree


9Great Grandson Henry of Bolingbroke IV King England


01 Nov 1680 born

married Elizabeth Howland

07 Sep 1700 [20] succeeded 2nd Duke Bedford (6C 1694)

07 Sep 1700 [20] succeeded 2nd Marquess Tavistock

26 May 1711 [31] died


Mother: Elizabeth Howland

William Russell 13 Aug 1703 [Father: 22]

William Russell 1704 [Father: 23]

Rachel Russell 1707 [Father: 26]

Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 25 May 1708 [Father: 27]

John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 30 Sep 1710 [Father: 29]

Elizabeth Russell c 1711 [Father: 30]


Father: William Russell (10G GS Edward III)

Grandfather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (14G GS Henry II)

1G Grandfather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (13G GS Henry II)

2G Grandfather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh (12G GS Henry II)

3G Grandfather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford

3G Grandmother: Margaret St John (11G GD Henry II)

2G Grandmother: Elizabeth Long

1G Grandmother: Catherine Brydges

Grandmother: Anne Carr (9G GD Edward III)

1G Grandfather: Robert Carr 1st Viscount Rochester

1G Grandmother: Frances Howard (8G GD Edward III)

2G Grandfather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (7G GS Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk (7G GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Margaret Audley (6G GD Edward III)

2G Grandmother: Catherine Knyvet (9G GD Edward I)

3G Grandfather: Henry Knyvet (8G GS Edward I)

3G Grandmother: Elizabeth Stumpe

Mother: Rachel Wriothesley (8G GD Henry IV)

Grandfather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton (7G GS Henry IV)

1G Grandfather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (7G GS Edward III)

2G Grandfather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton

3G Grandfather: Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton

3G Grandmother: Jane Cheney

2G Grandmother: Mary Browne (6G GD Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (5G GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Jane Radclyffe (6G GD Edward III)

1G Grandmother: Elizabeth Vernon (6G GD Henry IV)

2G Grandfather: John Vernon (5G GS Henry IV)

3G Grandfather: George Vernon (4G GS Henry IV)

Grandmother: Rachel Massue