GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

Around 1485 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford was born to James Russell and Alice Wise

Around Apr 1526 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (41) and Anne Sapcote were married

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

In 1528 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (43) was appointed as High Sheriff Dorset

In 1528 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (43) was appointed as High Sheriff Somerset

In 1529 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (44) was elected as MP Buckinghamshire

In 1536 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (51) was appointed as Privy Council

On 15 Oct 1537 Nicholas Carew, Francis Bryan, Anthony Browne (37) and John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (52) surrounded the font at Chapel Royal [Christening Edward VI]

On 09 Mar 1539 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (54) was created 1st Baron Russell

On 18 May 1539 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (54) was appointed 301st Knight Garter: Henry VIII

On 20 Feb 1547 Edward VI King England and Ireland (9) was crowned VI King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (62) was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel (34) was appointed as Lord High Constable. Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (18) and Richard Devereux (34) were created Knight of the Bath. Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (33) , Edward Courtenay (162) and Walter Buckler were knighted. Edward Dymoke (39) attended as the King's Champion. [Coronation Edward VI]

In 1551 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (66) was created 1st Earl Bedford (3C 1551)

In 1552 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (67) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Devon

On 14 Mar 1554 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (69) died

ANCESTRY

Father: James Russell

Mother: Alice Wise

GrandFather: Thomas Wise