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). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine.


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)

Footnotes (including sources)

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  Thurstan, Robin Patterson

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