Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford, Duke of Bedford, was born 1 November 1680 in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683) and Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723) and died 26 May 1711 of smallpox. He married Elizabeth Howland (1682-1724) 23 May 1695 at Manor House in Streatham, Surrey, 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.


Offspring of Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford and Elizabeth Howland (1682-1724)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rachel Russell (c1700-1777) 1700 22 May 1777 Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater (1681-1745)
Richard Lyttleton (-1770)

Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford (1708-1732) 25 May 1708 23 October 1732 A Coruña, Spain Anne Egerton (aft1703-1762)

John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford (1710-1771) 30 September 1710 15 January 1771 Woburn Diana Spencer (1710-1735)
Gertrude Leveson-Gower (1715-1794)

Elizabeth Russell (bef1711-1784) 1711 8 June 1784 William Capell, 3rd Earl of Essex (1698-1743)

Namesakes of Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (1680-1711)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Wriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (1680-1711)Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomWilliam Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683)Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723)Elizabeth Howland (1682-1724)
Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford (1708-1732)A Coruña, SpainWriothesley Russell, 2nd Duke of Bedford (1680-1711)Elizabeth Howland (1682-1724)Anne Egerton (aft1703-1762)
Wriothesley Russell (1804-1886)John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839)Georgiana Gordon (1781-1853)Elizabeth Laura Henriette Russell (1803-1886)

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