BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM RUSSELL 8TH DUKE BEDFORD 1809-1872

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Henry IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 23G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 01 Jul 1809 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford was born to Francis Russell 7th Duke Bedford (21) and Anna Maria Stanhope (25)

Around 1821 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford (11) educated at Eton College

Around 1825 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford (15) educated at Christ Church

On 14 May 1861 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford (51) succeeded 8th Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 8th Marquess Tavistock

On 27 May 1872 William Russell 8th Duke Bedford (62) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Francis Russell 7th Duke Bedford (3G Grandson Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

GrandFather: John Russell 6th Duke Bedford (2G Grandson Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: Francis Russell (11G Grandson Henry IV King England)

3G GrandFather: John Russell 4th Duke Bedford (10G Grandson Henry IV King England)

4G GrandFather: Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (9G Grandson Henry IV King England)

5G GrandFather: William Russell (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley (8G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Howland

3G GrandMother: Gertrude Leveson-Gower (10G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Leveson-Gower 1st Earl Gower (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: John Leveson-Gower 1st Baron Gower (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Catherine Manners (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Evelyn Pierrepoint (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Evelyn 1st Duke Kingston upon Hull (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Mary Feilding (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Keppel (1G Granddaughter Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: William Anne Keppel 2nd Earl Albermarle

4G GrandFather: Arnold Keppel 1st Earl Albermarle

5G GrandFather: Oswald Keppel

4G GrandMother: Geertruid Johanna Quirina Van Der Duyn

5G GrandFather: Adam Van Der Duyn

3G GrandMother: Anne Lennox (Granddaughter Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Charles Lennox 1st Duke Richmond (Son Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

5G GrandFather: Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland (Son Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland)

5G GrandMother: Louise Kéroualle 1st Duke Portsmouth

4G GrandMother: Anne Brudenell (10G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Francis Brudenell (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandMother: Georgiana Elizabeth Byng (10G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: George Byng 4th Viscount Torrington

3G GrandFather: George Byng 1st Viscount Torrington

2G GrandMother: Lucy Boyle (9G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: John Boyle 5th Earl Cork (8G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Charles Boyle 4th Earl Cork

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Cecil (7G Granddaughter Henry VII King England and Ireland)

5G GrandFather: John Cecil 5th Earl Exeter (6G Grandson Henry VII King England and Ireland)

5G GrandMother: Anne Cavendish (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

Mother: Anna Maria Stanhope (3G Granddaughter Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

GrandFather: Charles Stanhope 3rd Earl Harrington (2G Grandson Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

2G GrandFather: William Stanhope 2nd Earl Harrington (11G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: William Stanhope 1st Earl Harrington (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Stanhope (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: John Stanhope (8G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Jane Curzon (13G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Caroline Fitzroy (1G Granddaughter Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

3G GrandFather: Charles Fitzroy 2nd Duke Grafton (Grandson Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

4G GrandFather: Henry Fitzroy 1st Duke Grafton (Son Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland)

5G GrandFather: Charles II King Scotland, II King England, Scotland and Ireland (Son Charles I King England, Scotland and Ireland)

5G GrandMother: Barbara Villiers 1st Duke Cleveland (12G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Bennet 2nd Earl Arlington

5G GrandFather: Henry Bennet 1st Earl Arlington

5G GrandMother: Elisabeth Nassau-Beverweert

3G GrandMother: Henrietta Somerset (11G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Charles Somerset (10G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Somerset 1st Duke Beaufort (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

5G GrandMother: Mary Capell (9G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Rebecca Child

GrandMother: Jane Fleming

2G GrandFather: John Fleming