Person:Margaret Russell (51)

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Lady Margaret Russell
b.7 Jul 1560
d.24 May 1616
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Name Lady Margaret Russell
Married Name Margaret Clifford, Countess of Cumberland
Gender Female
Birth[1] 7 Jul 1560
Death[1] 24 May 1616


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Margaret Clifford (née Russell), Countess of Cumberland (7 July 1560 – 24 May 1616) was an English noblewoman and maid of honor to Elizabeth I. Lady Margaret was born in Exeter, England to Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Margaret St. John. On 24 June 1577 she married George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland the son of Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland and Anne Dacre. Her sister, Anne Russell, Countess of Warwick, was married to Ambrose Dudley, brother of Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester, and Anne too was a great literary patron and a close friend to Queen Elizabeth I attending her on her death bed.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Margaret Clifford, Countess of Cumberland, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Lady Margaret Russell, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.