BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM RUSSELL 1ST DUKE BEDFORD 1616-1700

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: RUSSELL

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 11G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 17G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On Aug 1616 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford was born to Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (23) and Catherine Brydges (36)

On 11 Jul 1637 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (20) and Anne Carr (21) were married

In 1638 Francis Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (21) and Anne Carr (22)

On 29 Sep 1638 William Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (22) and Anne Carr (22)

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (24) was appointed 5th Baron Russell

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (24) was appointed 5th Baron Russel Thornhaugh

On 09 May 1641 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (24) succeeded 5th Earl Bedford (3C 1551)

In 1643 Edward Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (26) and Anne Carr (27)

Around 1645 Robert Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (28) and Anne Carr (29)

In 1650 Anne Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (33) and Anne Carr (34)

In 1651 James Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (34) and Anne Carr (35)

In 1652 George Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (35) and Anne Carr (36)

On 09 Apr 1652 Diana Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (35) and Anne Carr (36)

On 31 Aug 1656 Margaret Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (40) and Anne Carr (40)

On 29 May 1672 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (55) was appointed 475th Knight Garter: Charles II

On 14 Feb 1689 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (72) was appointed as Privy Council

On 11 May 1694 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (77) was created 1st Marquess Tavistock

On 11 May 1694 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (77) was created 1st Duke Bedford (6C 1694)

On 13 Jun 1695 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (78) was created 1st Baron Howland of Streatham

On 07 Sep 1700 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (84) died at Bedford House

William Russell 1st Duke Bedford educated at Magdalen College

Catharine Russell was born to William Russell 1st Duke Bedford and Anne Carr

ANCESTRY

Father: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (13G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh (12G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford

2G GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford

3G GrandFather: James Russell

3G GrandMother: Alice Wise

4G GrandFather: Thomas Wise

2G GrandMother: Anne Sapcote

1G GrandMother: Margaret St John (11G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: John St John (10G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: John St John (9G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John St John (8G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Bradshaigh

3G GrandMother: Sybil Unknown

4G GrandFather: Rhys ap Morgan Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave

GrandMother: Elizabeth Long

Mother: Catherine Brydges (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos

3G GrandFather: Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos

4G GrandFather: Thomas Brugge 5th Baron Chandos

4G GrandMother: Florence Darrell

3G GrandMother: Isabel Baynham

4G GrandFather: Thomas Baynham

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Grey 9th Baron Grey Wilton (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Grey 8th Baron Grey Wilton (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Grey (3G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Florence Hastings (11G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Hastings (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Tattershall

1G GrandMother: Dorothy Braye

2G GrandFather: Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye

GrandMother: Frances Clinton (9G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Clinton 8th Baron Clinton (9G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Clinton 7th Baron Clinton (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Clinton 6th Baron Clinton (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Stafford

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Morgan

4G GrandFather: John Morgan

2G GrandMother: Jane Poynings (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Poynings (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Poynings (5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Ursula Stourton

2G GrandFather: William Stourton 7th Baron Stourton