BIOGRAPHY OF FRANCIS RUSSELL 2ND EARL BEDFORD 1527-1585

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

Around 1527 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford was born to John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (42) and Anne Sapcote

Before 1548 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford and Margaret St John were married

In 1548 Anne Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (21) and Margaret St John (15)

In 1551 Henry Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (24) and Margaret St John (18)

Around 1553 John Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (26) and Margaret St John (20)

Around 1554 Francis Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (27) and Margaret St John (21)

On 14 Mar 1554 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (27) succeeded 2nd Earl Bedford (3C 1551), 2nd Baron Russell

Around 1560 William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (33) and Margaret St John (27)

In 1560 Margaret Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (33) and Margaret St John (27)

In 1564 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (37) was appointed 349th Knight Garter: Elizabeth I

On 25 Jun 1566 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (39) and Bridget Hussey (40) were married

In 1584 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (57) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Devon

On 28 Jul 1585 Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford (58) died

Elizabeth Russell was born to Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford and Margaret St John

ANCESTRY

Father: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford

GrandFather: James Russell

GrandMother: Alice Wise

2G GrandFather: Thomas Wise

Mother: Anne Sapcote