William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford, 1st Duke of Bedford, was born August 1616 to Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford (1593-1641) and Catherine Brydges (1583-1652) and died 7 September 1700 in Bedford House, Covent Garden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Anne Carr (1615-1684) 11 July 1637 in St Benets, Pauls Wharf, Middlesex, 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 Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford and Anne Carr (1615-1684)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Francis Russell (1638-1678)
William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683) 29 September 1639 21 July 1683 Lincoln's Inn Fields, England, United Kingdom Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723)

James Russell (-1712)
John Russell (bef1684-)
Edward Russell (c1642-1714)
Diana Russell (1652-1701)
Margaret Russell (1656-c1702) 31 August 1656 29 January 1702 Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford (1653-1727)

Namesakes of William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (1616-1700)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford (1809-1872)Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, England, United Kingdom6 Belgrave Square, London, England, United KingdomFrancis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford (1788-1861)Anna Maria Stanhope (1783-1857)
William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (1616-1700)Bedford House, Covent Garden, Middlesex, England, United KingdomFrancis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford (1593-1641)Catherine Brydges (1583-1652)Anne Carr (1615-1684)
William Russell (1605-1662)Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, EnglandCambridge, Middlesex County, MassachusettsJoseph Russell (1575-1676)Agnes Blanchard (1588-)Martha Davies (1609-1694)
William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683)Lincoln's Inn Fields, England, United KingdomWilliam Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford (1616-1700)Anne Carr (1615-1684)Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723)
William Russell (1800-1884)William Russell (1767-1840)Charlotte Anne Villiers (1771-1808)Emma Campbell (c1807-1886)
William Russell (1558-1613)Northall, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomFrancis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford (1527-1585)Margaret St. John (1533-1562)Elizabeth Long (c1562-1611)
William Russell (1767-1840)Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock (1739-1767)Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768)Charlotte Anne Villiers (1771-1808)

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