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