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Biography of Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 1708-1732

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On 07 Sep 1700 William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 (84) died at Bedford House Covent Garden. His grandson [his father] Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 (19) succeeded 2nd Duke Bedford 6C 1694, 2nd Marquess Tavistock, 2nd Baron Howland of Streatham.

Before 13 Aug 1703 [his father] Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 and [his mother] Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724 were married. [his mother] Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724 by marriage Duchess Bedford 6C 1694.

On 25 May 1708 Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 1708-1732 was born to [his father] Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 (27) and [his mother] Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724 (26).

On 26 May 1711 [his father] Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 (30) died. His son Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 1708-1732 (3) succeeded 3rd Duke Bedford 6C 1694, 3rd Marquess Tavistock.

On 04 Aug 1722 Scroop Egerton 1st Duke Bridgewater 1681-1744 (40) and [his sister] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater 1707-1777 (15) were married. [his sister] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater 1707-1777 (15) by marriage Duchess Bridgewater.

After Jan 1724 William Capell 3rd Earl Essex 1697-1743 and [his sister] Elizabeth Russell Countess Essex 1711-1784 were married (he was her half fourth cousin). [his sister] Elizabeth Russell Countess Essex 1711-1784 by marriage Countess Essex 9C 1641.

On 29 Jul 1724 [his mother] Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724 (42) died.

On 22 Apr 1725 Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 1708-1732 (16) and [his wife] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford -1762 were married. [his wife] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford -1762 by marriage Duchess Bedford 6C 1694. She was the step-daughter of his sister [his sister] Rachel Russell Duchess Bridgewater 1707-1777 (18).

On 11 Oct 1731 [his brother] John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (21) and Diana Spencer Duchess Bedford 1710-1735 (21) were married (he was her third cousin).

On 23 Oct 1732 Wriothesley Russell 3rd Duke Bedford 1708-1732 (24) died at A Coruña. He was buried at Bedford Chapel St Michael's Church Chenies. His brother [his brother] John Russell 4th Duke Bedford 1710-1771 (22) succeeded 4th Duke Bedford 6C 1694, 4th Marquess Tavistock. Diana Spencer Duchess Bedford 1710-1735 (22) by marriage Duchess Bedford 6C 1694.

In 1762 [his former wife] Anne Egerton Duchess Bedford -1762 died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Russell

Maternal Family Tree: Elizabeth Child 1656 1719

Royal Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 26 Grand Son of Æthelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 23 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 18 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Kings Scotland: Great x 15 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 17 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 13 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Wriothesley Russell 2nd Duke Bedford 1680-1711 9 x great grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

GrandFather: William Russell 1639-1683 10 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great GrandFather: William Russell 1st Duke Bedford 1616-1700 9 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francis Russell 4th Earl Bedford 1593-1641 12 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Russell 1st Baron Russel Thornhaugh 1560-1613 11 x great grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Long Baroness Russel Thornhaugh

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Brydges Countess Bedford 1580-1657 8 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles Brydges 3rd Baron Chandos 1548-1594 7 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Frances Clinton Baroness Chandos 1552-1623 9 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Anne Carr 1615-1684 9 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Carr 1st Earl Somerset 1587-1645

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Kerr 9th of Ferniehirst 1529-1586

Great x 2 GrandMother: Frances Howard Countess Essex Countess Somerset 1590-1632 8 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk 1561-1626 7 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk 1564-1638 9 x great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandMother: Rachel Wriothesley 1636-1723 8 x great granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great GrandFather: Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton 1607-1667 7 x great grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl of Southampton 1573-1624 7 x great grandson of King Edward III England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Wriothesley 2nd Earl of Southampton 1545-1581

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Browne Countess Southampton 1552-1607 6 x great granddaughter of King Edward III England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Vernon Countess Southampton 1572-1655 6 x great granddaughter of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Vernon 1546-1592 5 x great grandson of Henry IV King England 1367-1413

Great GrandMother: Rachel Massue Countess Southampton 1603-1640

Great x 2 GrandFather: Daniel de Massue Seigneur de Rouvigny 1577-1613

Mother: Elizabeth Howland Duchess Bedford 1682-1724

GrandFather: John Howland 1649-1686

GrandMother: Elizabeth Child 1656-1719

Great GrandFather: Josiah Child Merchant 1631-1699

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Child

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Roycroft