Biography and Ancestry of Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford (1708-1732)


Paternal Family Tree

Maternal Family Tree Elizabeth Howland


10Great Grandson Henry of Bolingbroke IV King England


25 May 1708 born

26 May 1711 [3] succeeded 3rd Duke Bedford (6C 1694)

26 May 1711 [3] succeeded 3rd Marquess Tavistock

married Anne Egerton

23 Oct 1732 [24] died at A Coruña

buried at Bedford Chapel (Chenies)



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

Grandfather: William Russell (10G GS Edward III)

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

2G Grandfather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (13G GS Henry II)

3G Grandfather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh (12G GS Henry II)

3G Grandmother: Elizabeth Long

2G Grandmother: Catherine Brydges

1G Grandmother: Anne Carr (9G GD Edward III)

2G Grandfather: Robert Carr 1st Viscount Rochester

2G Grandmother: Frances Howard (8G GD Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (7G GS Edward III)

3G Grandmother: Catherine Knyvet (9G GD Edward I)

Grandmother: Rachel Wriothesley (8G GD Henry IV)

1G Grandfather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton (7G GS Henry IV)

2G Grandfather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (7G GS Edward III)

3G Grandfather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton

3G Grandmother: Mary Browne (6G GD Edward III)

2G Grandmother: Elizabeth Vernon (6G GD Henry IV)

3G Grandfather: John Vernon (5G GS Henry IV)

1G Grandmother: Rachel Massue

Mother: Elizabeth Howland