• Reference
    R
  • Title
    Russell (Dukes of Bedford) Archive
  • Admin/biog history
    A list of the Earls of Bedford (1550-1694) and of the Dukes of Bedford (1694-1953) EARLS OF BEDFORD 1. John, b. c. 1485, d. 1555. 2. Fra., b. 1527, d. 1585. 3. Edward, b. 1572, d. 1627. 4. Fra., b. 1593, d. 1641. 5. William, b. 1616, d. 1700. COUNTESSES Anne, ne Sapcote, wid. of Broughton & Jerningham, d. 1559 Margt., ne St. John, wid. of Gostwick, d. 1562 Bridget, ne Hussey, wid. of Manners & Morrison, d. 1601. Lucy Harington, d. 1627. Cath. Brydges, d. 1657. Anne Carr, d. 1684. DUKES 1. William, cr. 1694, d. 1700. 2. Wriothesley, b. 1680, d. 1711 3. Wriothesley, b. 1708, d. 1732 4. John, b. 1710, d. 1771. 5. Fra., b. 1765, d. 1802. 6. John, b. 1766, d. 1839. 7. Fra., b. 1788, d. 1861. 8. William, b. 1809, d. 1872. 9. Hastings, b. 1819, d. 1891. 10. George William Fra.Sackville, b.1852, d. 1893. 11. Herbrand, b. 1858, d.1940. 12. Hastings, b. 1888, d. 1953. 13. John Robt., b. 1917. DUCHESSES Eliz. Howland, d.1724. Anne Egerton, d. 1762. Diana Spencer, d. 1735 Gertrude Leveson-Gower, d. 1794. Georgiana Byng, d. 1801. Georgiana Gordon, d. 1853. Anna Maria Stanhope, d. 1857. Eliz. Sackville-West, d. 1897. Adeline Somers-Cocks, d. Mary Tribe, d. 1937. Louisa Jowitt, d. 1960. Clare, ne Bridgman, wid. of Holloway; [Hen.Rob.Ian; Rudolf]; Lydia, dau. of Lord Churston, wid. of Lyle; [Fra.Hastings]; Nicole, ne Schneider, formerly w. of Milinaire. NOTE: Russell family papers are held at the Woburn Abbey archive, contact: The Archivist Woburn Abbey Bedfordshire MK43 0TP Tel: 01525-290666
  • Scope and Content
    Papers of the estates of the Dukes of Bedford (Bedford Settled Estates) comprising: - Correspondence of the Russell family and the Bedford estate - Maps and Plans - Administration and FinancePapers of the Bedford Estate - Papers of other Russell Estates
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  • Level of description
    fonds