Around Apr 1526 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (41) and Anne Sapcote were married
In 1536 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (51) was appointed as Privy Council
On 30 Dec 1546 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (55) made his last revision to his will signed using the Dry Stamp that was used increasingly commonly. The will confirmed the succession as Edward VI King England and Ireland (9) , Mary I King England and Ireland (30) and Elizabeth I King England and Ireland (13) . The will appointed sixteen executors: , Anthony Browne (46) , Thomas Cranmer Archbishop Canterbury, Anthony Denny (45) , John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (42) , William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (45) , Edward Montagu (61) , Edward North 1st Baron North (50) , William Paget 1st Baron Paget Beaudasert (40) , William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester (63) , John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (61) , Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset (46) , Cuthbert Tunstall Bishop Durham, Edward Wotton, Nicholas Wotton and Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton (41) .
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]
On 14 Mar 1555 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford (70) died
Father: James Russell
Mother: Alice Wise
GrandFather: Thomas Wise