BIOGRAPHY OF WRIOTHESLEY RUSSELL 2ND DUKE BEDFORD 1680-1711

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: RUSSELL

Descent English Royalty: 9G Grandson Henry IV King England

Descent French Royalty: 12G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 19G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 01 Nov 1680 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford was born to William Russell (42) and Rachel Wriothesley (44)

On 07 Sep 1700 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (19) succeeded 2nd Duke Bedford (6C 1694), 2nd Marquess Tavistock

In 1702 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (21) was appointed 511th Knight Garter: Anne I

Before 13 Aug 1703 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford and Elizabeth Howland were married

On 13 Aug 1703 William Russell was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (22) and Elizabeth Howland

In 1704 William Russell was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (23) and Elizabeth Howland

In 1707 Rachel Russell was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (26) and Elizabeth Howland

On 25 May 1708 Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (27) and Elizabeth Howland

On 30 Sep 1710 John Russell 4th Duke Bedford was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (29) and Elizabeth Howland at Streatham

Around 1711 Elizabeth Russell was born to Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (30) and Elizabeth Howland

On 26 May 1711 Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford (30) died

ANCESTRY

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

GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford (9G Grandson Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford (13G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh (12G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford

4G GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford

4G GrandMother: Anne Sapcote

3G GrandMother: Margaret St John (11G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John St John (10G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Waldegrave

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Long

1G GrandMother: Catherine Brydges (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandMother: Dorothy Braye

4G GrandFather: Edmund Braye 1st Baron Braye

2G GrandMother: Frances Clinton (9G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clinton 8th Baron Clinton (9G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Jane Poynings (7G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Ursula Stourton

4G GrandFather: William Stourton 7th Baron Stourton

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

1G GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset

2G GrandFather: Thomas Kerr

1G GrandMother: Frances Howard (8G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Howard 4th Duke Norfolk (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Howard (6G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Frances Vere (10G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Grey (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandMother: Catherine Knyvet (9G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Knyvet (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Knyvet (7G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Anne Pickering

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Stumpe

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

GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl Southampton (7G Grandson Henry IV King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (7G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl Southampton

3G GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl Southampton

3G GrandMother: Jane Cheney

2G GrandMother: Mary Browne (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague (5G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Anthony Browne (4G Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Gage

3G GrandMother: Jane Radclyffe (6G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (8G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Stanley (5G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon (6G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

2G GrandFather: John Vernon (5G Grandson Henry IV King England)

3G GrandFather: George Vernon (4G Grandson Henry IV King England)

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Vernon (6G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Ludlow (3G Granddaughter Henry IV King England)

GrandMother: Rachel Massue