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




Children


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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