Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock was born 27 September 1739 to John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford (1710-1771) and Gertrude Leveson-Gower (1715-1794) and died 22 March 1767 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom of injuries sustained after a fall from his horse whilst out hunting. He married Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768) 8 June 1764 in Woburn Abbey. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Hungary, the Netherlands, Belarus, Italy, Turkey.


Offspring of Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock and Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (1765-1802) 23 July 1765 2 March 1802 Woburn Abbey, Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839) 6 July 1766 20 October 1839 Georgiana Elizabeth Byng (1768-1801)
Georgiana Gordon (1781-1853)

William Russell (1767-1840) 20 August 1767 6 May 1840 Charlotte Anne Villiers (1771-1808)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872-1970)

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