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Biography of Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616

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Ancestry

Before 1548 [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 and Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562 were married.

On 14 Mar 1555 John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555 (70) died. His son [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (28) succeeded 2nd Earl Bedford 3C 1551, 2nd Baron Russell. Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562 (22) by marriage Countess Bedford 3C 1551.

On 07 Jul 1560 Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 was born to [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (33) and Margaret St John Countess Bedford 1533-1562 (27).

On 11 Nov 1565 Ambrose Dudley 3rd Earl Warwick 1530-1590 (35) and [her sister] Anne Russell Countess Warwick 1548-1603 (17) were married. [her sister] Anne Russell Countess Warwick 1548-1603 (17) by marriage Countess Warwick 2C 1547.

On 25 Jun 1566 [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (39) and Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601 (40) were married. Bridget Hussey Countess Bedford 1526-1601 (40) by marriage Countess Bedford 3C 1551.

In Jan 1570 Henry Clifford 2nd Earl Cumberland 1517-1570 (53) died. His son [her future husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (11) succeeded 3rd Earl Cumberland, 13th Baron Clifford, 13th Lord Skipton. Being underage his wardship went to Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36) who gave it to [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (43) whose daughter George subsequently married.

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

After 1585 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

In 1577 [her husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (18) and Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (16) were married, she being the daughter of [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (50) who had been given George's wardship by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (43). Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (16) by marriage Countess Cumberland.

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

After 1585 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

In 1583 Mid-Seventeeth Century copy.Unknown Painter. Portrait of Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (22).

In 1583 Mid-Seventeeth Century copy.Unknown Painter. Portrait of Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (22).

In 1583 William Bourchier 3rd Earl Bath 1557-1623 (25) and [her sister] Elizabeth Russell Countess Bath Count Eu -1605 were married. [her sister] Elizabeth Russell Countess Bath Count Eu -1605 by marriage Countess Bath 2C 1536, Count Eu.

In 1584 [her step-son] Francis Clifford 1584-1589 was born to [her husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (25) and Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (23).

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

On 28 Jul 1585 [her father] Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585 (58) died. His grandson Edward Russell 3rd Earl Bedford 1572-1627 (12) succeeded 3rd Earl Bedford 3C 1551.

On 21 Sep 1585 [her step-son] Robert Clifford 1585-1591 was born to [her husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (27) and Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (25).

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

On 30 Jan 1590 [her step-daughter] Anne Clifford Countess Dorset Countess Pembroke 1590-1676 was born to [her husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31) and Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (29).

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

In 1603 [her sister] Anne Russell Countess Warwick 1548-1603 (55) died.

In 1605 [her sister] Elizabeth Russell Countess Bath Count Eu -1605 died.

On 30 Oct 1605 [her husband] George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (47) died. His brother Francis Clifford 4th Earl Cumberland 1559-1641 (46) succeeded 4th Earl Cumberland. His daughter [her step-daughter] Anne Clifford Countess Dorset Countess Pembroke 1590-1676 (15) succeeded 14th Baron Clifford.

Around 1590 Unknown Painter. Portrait of Unknown Man. Possibly George Clifford 3rd Earl Cumberland 1558-1605 (31).

On 27 Feb 1609 Richard Sackville 3rd Earl Dorset 1589-1624 (19) and [her step-daughter] Anne Clifford Countess Dorset Countess Pembroke 1590-1676 (19) were married.

On 24 May 1616 Margaret Russell Countess Cumberland 1560-1616 (55) died at Brougham Castle Brougham. She was buried in St Lawrence's Church Appleby. Finely carved alabaster. Jacobean Hooded Monument with Coronet. Possibly by Maximillian Colt Sculptor -1641.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Russell

Ancestry

Father: Francis Russell 2nd Earl Bedford 1527-1585

GrandFather: John Russell 1st Earl Bedford 1485-1555

Great GrandFather: James Russell 1455-1505

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Russell 1432-1505

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Russell 1401-1463