Lady Rachel Russell, Duchess of Devonshire was born January 1674 in St Giles-In-The-Fields to William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683) and Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723) and died 28 December 1725 of unspecified causes. She married William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729) 21 June 1688 at St Giles-In-The-Fields in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, England, Spain, Portugal, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Hungary, Belarus, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States, Sweden.


Offspring of William, Lord Russell and Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rachel Russell (1674-1725) January 1674 St Giles-In-The-Fields 28 December 1725 William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)

Catherine Russell (1676-1711) 23 August 1676 31 October 1711 Southampton House, Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland (1676-1721)

Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (1680-1711) 1 November 1680 Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 26 May 1711 Elizabeth Howland (1682-1724)


Offspring of Rachel Russell and William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (1672-1729)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henrietta Heneage Cavendish (c1690-1718)
William Cavendish (c1692-)
John Cavendish (c1694-1720)
Mary Cavendish (1696-1715)
William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755) 26 September 1698 Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom 5 December 1755 Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)

Rachel Cavendish (1699-1780)
Elizabeth Cavendish (1700-1747)
James Cavendish (1701-1741)
Charles Cavendish (1703-1703)
Charles Cavendish (1704-1783)
Catherine Cavendish (1707-1755)
Anna Cavendish (1710-)
Diana Cavendish (c1712-1719)

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  Thurstan, Robin Patterson